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June 22, 2012

125 Years Of The United Way Movement And the Fifth Annual United Way Day of Action

Washington, DC (June 22, 2012) – Volunteers in seven countries yesterday participated in the fifth annual United Way Day of Action advancing education, income and health projects and creating opportunities for a better life in communities around the world. Partners and institutions celebrated 125 years of the United Way movement by generating public awareness and participating in volunteer activities, including education-related congressional advocacy, literacy awareness outreach and reading to children. Read More »

June 20, 2012

Fantasy Football: United Way Works With Team of NFL Volunteers To Recruit Readers, Tutors and Mentors

Washington, DC (June 20, 2012) – NFL players today joined United Way professionals and youth from around the country at the United Way Youth Empowerment Summit hosted at American University. The three-day event engages participants in identifying opportunities to improve the academic success of American students and create engagement opportunities for TEAM NFL members and their supporters to recruit readers, tutors and mentors. Read More »

May 14, 2012

United Way recognizes Deloitte for contributing skills-based volunteering and pro bono work to improve U.S. education

Deloitte given multiple top honors for community impact and volunteer engagement Read More »

May 10, 2012

Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Set for May 12 Throughout Nation

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 20th annual food drive to combat hunger this year on Saturday, May 12. On that day, letter carriers will collect non-perishable donations as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Read More »

May 10, 2012

Anmed Health Diversity Director Is Elected to United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide elected Juana Spears Slade, Director of Diversity and Language Services at AnMed Health, to support its U.S. mobilization work over the next three years. Read More »

May 10, 2012

Primus Telecommunications Chairman Is Re-Elected to United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide re-elected Peter Aquino, Chairman of Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. (PTGi), to a second term as an at-large trustee to support the organization’s U.S. network over the next three years.  Read More »

May 10, 2012

Aquarius Sports and Entertainment Founder Is Elected to United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide elected Marc Bluestein, Founder and President of Aquarius Sports and Entertainment, as an at-large trustee to support the organization’s U.S. movement over the next three years.  Read More »

May 10, 2012

Phil Baldwin Elected to Serve Second Term as Chairman of United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide elected Philip Baldwin, President and Chief Executive Officer of CredAbility, to a second term as Chairman of United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees.  Read More »

May 10, 2012

Deloitte Vice Chairman Roger Nanney Is Re-Elected to United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide elected D. Roger Nanney, Vice Chairman of Deloitte LLP, to a second, two-year term on the United Way U.S.A. Board of Trustees. Read More »

May 10, 2012

Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President Is Elected to United Way’s U.S.A. Board of Trustees

United Way Worldwide elected Mary Ellen Garrett, Senior Vice President, Investments at Merrill Lynch, as an at-large trustee to support the organization’s U.S. movement over the next three years. Read More »

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