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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteer to Make A Difference

For more than 20 years, USA WEEKEND Magazine has sponsored Make A Difference Day. Scheduled on Saturday, October 26, 2013, millions of volunteers from around the world will unite in a common mission to improve the lives of others. More

10/27/13

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Michele Danno

By Michele Danno


Roger Staubach: Many Titles, One Message

Yes, it’s been 34 years since Roger Staubach last touched a football. Yet, four decades later, he continues to touch millions of lives through the United Way partnership.

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10/22/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteer Management & Feeding 1,000 More People Each Month

Research conducted by the TCC Group shows that organizations that strategically leverage volunteers outperform peer organizations on all measures of organizational capacity and have greater impact. These organizations, known as “service enterprises,” often deliver great results with fewer financial resources than peer organizations. More

09/26/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


On 9/11, Even the Smallest Act of Service

"Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11," said President Barack Obama on the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.

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09/11/13

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Around the World, Corporate Volunteers Make a Difference

Recently I wrote about how on July 18th each year, Mandela Day inspires volunteers throughout the world. A few days later, I became even more inspired when I learned how United Way’s partner in South Africa, Pietermaritzburg and District Community Chest, engaged companies in celebrating the international day of service honoring Nelson Mandela. More

09/06/13

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