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Putting Youth Back On Track

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Our new partnership means 1,000 youth who left high school with no diploma will get a boost toward education and employment. Read more


The Best Way To Spread Holiday Cheer

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...Is lending a hand to others this year. And then watching Elf. Check out the sweetest ways to volunteer over the holidays. Read more

in Volunteering, 11/20/2014

These Aren't Your Grandma's Campaigns

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The Sparkies are right around the corner. Could the winner be you? Check out some crazy-good campaigns that caught our fancy. Read more

in Giving, 11/18/2014

Costco-Size Pool: It's Not What You Think

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Bigger is better? Definitely yes when it comes to helping kids. A group of donors is going big for kids' and Costco is all in. Read more

in Early Learning, Giving, 11/18/2014

Who's Lovin' On Tax Season?

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Like a good tax refund? Then you'll love what these companies are doing to make good tax refunds happen for people in need. Read more

in Volunteering, 11/18/2014

Face It: They Want You

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Emerging Leaders are out volunteering, networking and growing the next generation of leaders--and they're good at it. Read more

in Volunteering, 11/18/2014

Revving It Up Right

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Wondering why there was a purring sound coming from Redmond last month? We'll give you a hint: It was coming from Microsoft. Read more

in Giving, 11/18/2014

Seattle Times Editorial: Why United Way?

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A Seattle Times' recently published op-ed touches on giving to United Way—and what that investment means for people in need. Read more

in Giving, 11/14/2014

Double Your Impact For Kids

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YOU can help kids step into kindergarten ready to learn and keep up with their peers. Right now, your gift will be doubled. Read more

in Early Learning, Giving, 11/12/2014

What Does Record-Breaking Really Look Like?

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To designate or not to designate a gift? Read more

in Giving, 11/04/2014

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