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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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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Day 3

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Purdue University's Kara Collier shares her experience as a volunteer during Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi. More

03/21/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break – Day 2

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Learn more about the power of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi from Stacey Kraucunas. Stacey is nineteen and from Connecticut. This is her story. More

03/20/14

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