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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Tips on Healthy Eating for Kids

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Picky eater at home? To help your family develop the proper lifelong dietary habits, here are a few suggested ways to encourage healthy eating for kids. More

10/14/13

Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Promoting Reading Skills in Children

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Encouraging a love of the written word is an important part of any child's education. With the constant distraction of video games, Internet, and television, it is important to make time to promote literacy among children. More

09/30/13

United Way Blog Carnival: How Do We Build a Culture of School Attendance?

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United Way has joined an exciting partnership working to recognize September as Attendance Awareness Month in communities across the country. The goal of the Attendance Campaign is to increase public understanding of the important role that regular attendance plays in student achievement. More

09/04/13

Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart

NYT Letter to the Editor: Come Together

"The challenges we face are too big for any one sector to tackle. But when all of us — nonprofits, government, business and individuals — combine our talent, resources and time, we create opportunities for everyone to flourish." More

08/13/13

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Five Great Reasons for High School Students to Volunteer

Is your teen looking for something to do this summer? Introduce them to community volunteer work. Whether they team up with friends or volunteer solo, they’ll gain new skills they can use in the future, learn more about what they enjoy doing and build stronger communities in the process. More

08/09/13

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