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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


United Ways Helping Lift National Graduation Rate

United Way's focus on education in the last six years has helped fuel America's highest graduation rate in history. More

04/30/14

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Map the Meal Gap Report: Child Hunger in Your Community

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Even as unemployment numbers start to decline, families in communities across the country are struggling to put food on the table. A new Feeding America report on local-level food insecurity reveals that in every state in America, children are at a greater risk of experiencing hunger than the overall population. More

04/24/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


The Power of Community Involvement

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As an active champion of community involvement, you are the primary force of advocacy, positive change, and common good your region deserves. More

04/18/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Kids Volunteer to Change the World

You don't need to wait until you grow up to change the world. Children and teens are creating change every day by volunteering. On Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13, 2014, 800+ partners—United Ways, schools, youth organizations, nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, volunteer and national service programs, government agencies, and other individuals—are coming together to activate young people to improve their communities.  More

04/10/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi

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In this final Alternative Spring Break blog post, Iowa State's Nick Kettelkamp shares his experience volunteering at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport, MS. More

04/03/14

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