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July 27, 2010

United Way Recognizes UPS for Record $1 Billion in Giving to Communities with the “Thank a Driver" Campaign

ALEXANDRIA, VA (July 27, 2010) – This summer, UPS and its employees and retirees will reach the exceptional milestone of $1 billion in total contributions to United Way since the company began its annual workplace campaigns in 1982. To show appreciation, United Way is leveraging traditional and social media across the country to thank UPS drivers during the week of August 2-6. Find out more at: Read More »

June 18, 2010

CNN’s Larry King Hosts Special Two Hour Larry King Live Telethon Monday June 21 “Disaster In The Gulf: How You Can Help” from 8 to 10pm Eastern

Star-studded fundraiser benefits United Way, National Wildlife Federation and The Nature Conservancy providing immediate, direct support for families, residents and wildlife affected by Gulf oil spill  Read More »

May 26, 2010

United Way Urges Passage of the Calling for 2-1-1 Act

Broad bipartisan congressional support illustrates importance of the legislation Read More »

May 19, 2010

Wells Fargo Earns Top Spot as Largest United Way Employee Campaign in United States

Wells Fargo became the largest employee campaign in the entire U.S., based on 2009 campaign results and rankings recently finalized by United Way Worldwide. Read More »

April 23, 2010

Jeff Homan, Chief Safety Steward, United Steelworkers Local 15320 Named Recipient of United Way’s Prestigious Joseph A. Beirne Community Services Award 2010

Jeff Homan, Chief Safety Steward, United Steelworkers Local 15320 named recipient of United Way’s prestigious Joseph A. Beirne Community Services Award 2010  Read More »

March 26, 2010

Global Business Leader Elected to Serve as Chairman of the United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees

John J. Dooner, Jr., Chairman and CEO of McCann Worldgroup to lead world’s largest private charitable organization  Read More »

March 19, 2010

Kellogg Company Steps Up During Economic Downturn With Innovation and Generosity

United Way recognizes Kellogg Company, General Mills, Inc., Procter & Gamble, Dominion Resources, Inc., and Wells Fargo with top national award for community efforts Read More »

March 19, 2010

United Way Leaders Descend on Capitol Hill

More than 1,000 staff and volunteers from across the country advocate for issues related to education, income and health.  Read More »

March 09, 2010

United Way Bring 5th Annual Alternative Spring Break Opportunities to Young Adults Across the Country

Sponsored by Deloitte, hundreds of young people to volunteer during Spring Break Read More »

March 05, 2010

United Way Worldwide Collecting Donations via Text Message Through mGive for Chile Earthquake Recovery and Rebuilding Efforts

Text CHILE to 864833 to have a one-time $10 donation added to your mobile phone bill Read More »

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