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It’s All About Eye Contact, My Friend

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Homelessness you’ve seen. Youth homelessness, maybe not. What are kids these days facing? Read more

in Homelessness, 10/21/2014


The Path to Graduation—How Young Does It Start?

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Can a kid can be behind in school even on the first day? One stat says yes. See how your gift preps kids for that big day 1. Read more

in Early Learning, 10/21/2014


What We’re Doing in Your Neighborhood

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We all want to know what’s going on around us, especially in our own neighborhoods. United Way and our partners are there. Read more

in Giving, 10/21/2014


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

10/13/2014


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

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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

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

09/16/2014


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


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