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November 21, 2011

Nickelback Gives a Quarter Back for Education

Band Will Donate a Quarter for Every Individual Who Pledges to Become Volunteer Reader, Tutor, or Mentor with United Way

 Nickelback, in partnership with Roadrunner Records and United Way Worldwide, have announced that the band will donate a quarter to United Way education programs for every person who takes United Way’s pledge between now and December 31, 2011 to become a volunteer reader, tutor or mentor for education.  People can take the pledge at liveunited.org/nickelback

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November 17, 2011

AT&T and United Way Release Family Engagement for High School Success Toolkit

AT&T, United Way Worldwide, and Harvard Family Research Project today unveiled a toolkit that will help schools, educators, community organizations and PTAs develop and execute more effective strategies that engage families in helping at-risk high school students get back on track. Read More »

November 17, 2011

AT&T and United Way Release Family Engagement for High School Success Toolkit

AT&T, United Way Worldwide, and Harvard Family Research Project today unveiled a toolkit that will help schools, educators, community organizations and PTAs develop and execute more effective strategies that engage families in helping at-risk high school students get back on track. Read More »

November 11, 2011

Nickelback Teams Up with NFL and United Way for Annual Thanksgiving Halftime Show

Nickelback will take the stage for the 2011 United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during the first game of the NFL�s tripleheader when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, November 24 at 12:30 PM ET on FOX. Read More »

September 23, 2011

GMC Kicks Off Monday Night Football Tour

This interactive event let fans find out if their football skills are Professional Grade. The tour stops include United Way community projects in nine cities  Read More »

August 30, 2011

United Way Partners with ePals to Improve Student Literacy in the US

Pals and United Way combine efforts to reduce high school dropout rates in communities across the U.S. with ePals eMentoring literacy program In2Books® Read More »

July 19, 2011

UPS auctions once-in-a-lifetime experiences in support of communities

Auction features items from London 2012 Olympics, NASCAR, hottest Live Nation concerts, top athletes Lee Westwood and Dale Jarrett, and much more Read More »

June 20, 2011

United Way Worldwide Launches Effort to Recruit One Million Readers, Tutors and Mentors in Education

United Way Worldwide will officially launch its three-year effort to recruit one million new volunteer readers, tutors and mentors in education. This announcement will take place during the fourth annual United Way Day of Action, when more than 200 United Ways across the country will mobilize people to volunteer and to be part of the change in their communities. Read More »

June 08, 2011

Wells Fargo ranks #1 for community support

Wells Fargo clinched the top spot as the largest workplace community support campaign in the U.S. for 2010 according to United Way Worldwide. Read More »

May 06, 2011

United Way recognizes U.S. Bank, Microsoft Corporation, Procter & Gamble, Bank of America and Dominion Resources Inc. with highest national awards

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 6, 2011) — Today, United Way honored U.S. Bank with the 2011 Spirit of America® Award to recognize the company and its employees’ commitment to improving the financial stability of individuals, families and local communities. Microsoft Corporation, Bank of America, Procter & Gamble and Dominion Resources, Inc. also received Summit awards for generosity, volunteerism and measurable community impact.  Read More »

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