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Coming Up: Crosscut Courage Awards

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It takes courage to stand up to a challenge—especially when it involves risk. Take your seat at these Oct. 23 awards. Read more


Progress On Homelessness

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Last year, 14,726 people received emergency shelter, including shelter specializing in the needs of women and youth. What now? Read more

in Homelessness, 10/02/2014

Help Create Our Breakfast After the Bell Policy

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Help us create our Breakfast After the Bell policy so more kids can access school breakfast. Read more Read more

in Public Policy, 09/29/2014

Pre-K, Parent-Child Home Program: Better Together


Expanded pre-K is the talk of the town for getting kids ready for succeed. Read more

in Early Learning, 09/23/2014

Big Numbers From 2014 Day of Caring

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Let's talk about awesome, shall we? Awesome are the 11,800 volunteers who made Day of Caring such a success. Read more

in Volunteering, 09/19/2014

The Team At The Lead


Sandra Madrid, co-chair of this year’s United Way campaign, introduces her co-chairs and shares her thoughts on the year. Read more


As If You Need Another Reason To Love Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson just got one more win: our One Million Meals Campaign to feed hungry kids in the summer. But it’s not over yet. Read more

in Basic Needs, 09/15/2014

Be All Matchy-Matchy

We don’t mean find a pal and dress up as twinsies. This is all about turbo-charging your efforts & your reach in the community. Read more

in Giving, 09/15/2014

10 Campaign Challenges…And How To Solve Them


Campaign season is the easiest thing ever. It’s practically PTO (did you just snort?). OK, we know it’s tough. Here are the top 10 challenges—and how to best ‘em. Read more

in Giving, 09/15/2014

Day of Caring: Waste Or Worth It?

Sara Levin - Insights from the Inside SM

Day of Caring is a community institution—but is it worth all the work it takes? When you take a step back, there no doubt what the answer is. Read more

in Volunteering, 08/12/2014

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