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May 06, 2011

Microsoft Corporation creatively leverages tech expertise and software for social good

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 6, 2011) — Today, United Way honored Microsoft Corporation with two Summit awards for the company’s generosity and for innovative technology and software programs focused on improving education. Read More »

May 06, 2011

Dominion puts resources to good use, earning highest national award for community impact

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 6, 2011) — Today, United Way honored Dominion Resources with a Summit award for the efforts by the company and its employees to strengthen communities. Read More »

May 06, 2011

Bank of America receives highest national awards from United Way

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 6, 2011) — Today, United Way honored Bank of America with two Summit awards to recognize the company and its employees’ exceptional commitment to improving the financial stability of working individuals, families and communities.  Read More »

May 06, 2011

Procter & Gamble leverages its brands and resources to improve children’s lives

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 6, 2011) — Today, United Way honored Procter & Gamble with two Summit awards for the company and its employees’ volunteer and community impact efforts.  Read More »

May 03, 2011

Chevrolet Trucks to Assist with Tornado Recovery in South

Twelve Silverado crew cab pickups donated to Alabama United Ways - GM Foundation provides $100,000 grant to American Red Cross - OnStar providing Crisis Assist Services for customers in affected states Read More »

April 08, 2011

Walmart Foundation Partners with Nonprofits to Urge Eligible Tax Filers to Take Advantage of Free Tax Preparation Before Time Runs Out

With about two weeks left in this year’s tax season, the Walmart Foundation, United Way, One Economy and the National Disability Institute’s Real Economic Impact Tour are urging eligible tax filers to take advantage of free tax preparation and filing tools. Read More »

April 05, 2011

The American Human Development Project and United Way Release the Common Good Forecaster™

Online Tool Ties New Census Data To Education’s Impact In Local Communities On Health, Civic Engagement, Crime and Other Factors  Read More »

April 05, 2011

National Foundation for Credit Counseling and United Way Worldwide Join Together to Help Financially Distressed Consumers

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc. and United Way Worldwide are pleased to announce the creation of a partnership designed to bring together the strengths of the two respected nonprofits, each well-positioned to meet the needs of consumers through the on-the-ground presence of their local offices in thousands of communities across America.  Read More »

March 31, 2011

3 in 10 Americans are worried their children will drop out of school

United Way Worldwide announces major commitment to education in response to National Report on Education Read More »

March 07, 2011

United Way Worldwide and FINRA Investor Education Foundation Announce Over $1.8 Million in Grants

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation and United Way Worldwide (UWW) have announced over $1.8 million in grants to 15 recipients as part of the Financial Education in Your Community initiative. Read More »

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