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May 14, 2014

Lilly’s John Lechleiter Elected Chair of United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees

Alexandria, VA – John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., Chairman, President and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), was today elected to a two-year term as chair of United Way Worldwide’s Board of Trustees. United Way is the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit.  Read More »

May 14, 2014

United Way Announces Annual Common Good Awards Recipients

Alexandria, VA (May 13, 2014) – United Way Worldwide today honored the United Ways of Northeast Florida (Jacksonville), Greater Houston (Texas), Broward County (Florida) and Panama with its Common Good Awards. These communities are being recognized for making significant advances in education, income and health—the building blocks of a quality life.  Read More »

April 29, 2014

United Way Worldwide Appoints Vicki Lins as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Alexandria, VA - United Way, the world's largest, privately-supported nonprofit organization, has appointed Vicki Lins as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Ms. Lins is tasked with the creation of cutting edge marketing strategies that reinforce the organization’s image and heritage to galvanize engagement of donors, advocates, volunteers as well as partner relationships in communities around the world. Ms. Lins will oversee the brand, marketing and strategic communications divisions and will be responsible for brand innovation, creative development, media relations, affinity groups and strategic alliances such as the famed NFL and United Way partnership. Read More »

April 10, 2014

United Way Worldwide recognizes Michael K. Hayde with Tocqueville Society Award

ALEXANDRIA, VA (April 10, 2014) — Last night in New Orleans at the Tocqueville/Million Dollar Roundtable Summit, United Way Worldwide presented The 2013 United Way Tocqueville Society Award, its highest national award for an individual volunteer, to Michael K. Hayde. Hayde is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at Western National Group, a multi-family housing developer.  Read More »

March 12, 2014

United Way Recognizes Constant Contact for Helping Youth Succeed

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 12, 2014 - Yesterday, leaders from United Way Worldwide presented Constant Contact(R), Inc. (Nasdaq: CTCT), a leading provider of online marketing tools for small businesses and nonprofits, with a United Way Partnership Award. Read More »

March 12, 2014

United Way And NFL Players Team To Draft Volunteers Into Community Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., On May 8, United Way will tout its own picks during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft by recognizing United Way TEAM NFL volunteers drafted into community service by NFL players. Read More »

February 19, 2014

Wells Fargo ranked #1 National Campaign by United Way

ALEXANDRIA, VA (Feb 19, 2014) — Wells Fargo and its team members continue to give and volunteer at record levels  Read More »

February 05, 2014

Dolly Parton Inspires Aussie Pre-School Children and Their Parents to Read and Dream

11 February, Melbourne: Today, US singer Dolly Parton is in Australia to announce the launch of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library - a charitable program that aims to improve the literacy of children across the country’s disadvantaged communities and give them a better chance at life.  Read More »

February 03, 2014

NFL & United Way Reveal Winner of Nationwide Playoff Challenge

Buffalo Bills Linebacker Arthur Moats wins championship title and $10,000 for his United Way Read More »

January 31, 2014

United Way Celebrates National Mentoring Month with Support of America’s FOCUS Act

Alexandria, VA – In celebration of National Mentoring Month, United Way Worldwide is proud to support H.R. 3580, America’s Focus Act of 2013, legislation introduced by Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) to strengthen youth mentoring programs, and in turn, increase the nation’s global competitiveness. Read More »

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