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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break

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Molly Schlagel, a junior at Purdue University, recounts her experience as a volunteer with United Way of South Mississippi, during this year's Alternative Spring Break. More

04/02/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


3 Healthy Dinner Recipes Kids Will Love

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Is dinnertime a struggle? Try these four healthy dinner recipes this week. The kids will gobble down these classics without knowing how many vegetables they've actually eaten. It's a win-win for parents. More

04/01/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections on Alternative Spring Break – Day 5

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By Kara Collier, Purdue University: It’s hard to believe that the final day of work at United Way's Alternative Spring Break is already upon us; it’s a bittersweet feeling but we definitely went out with a bang today. Our group joined six other students at Habitat for Humanity to help them finish making a house for a family in need. More

03/28/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


How Community Activities Benefit Families

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When the weekend approaches, it's fun to see what community activities fill the calendar. But supporting these events goes far beyond enjoying an engaging afternoon with the family. More

03/26/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Tutoring 101: What Tutors Do

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Tutoring goes beyond assisting a child with homework assignments. If you're interested in helping children get more out of their education and have a solid foundation for future learning, being a tutor is a great volunteer opportunity. Here's a peek inside the job of a tutor. More

03/24/14

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