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KPLC Lake Charles
Hometown Heroes: volunteers assist flood victimsroot of it, volunteering is just people helping people. In Louisiana and especi
Hometown Heroes: volunteers assist flood victims
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 minutes ago
root of it, volunteering is just people helping people. In Louisiana and especially SWLA, it's really how we were raised." United Way of SWLA president and CEO Denise Durel says volunteering can take all shapes and sizes. From business people... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Making a difference in the Magic Cityabout going to more foundations and asking for their partnership.” The FJC is
Making a difference in the Magic City
The Birmingham Times / Posted an hour ago
about going to more foundations and asking for their partnership.” The FJC is an example of Birmingham’s generosity. The United Way donated a building at 1135 14th Ave. South and “we’ve had some wonderful supporters from the Junior League,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
United Way Collects Back-To-School Supplies for 100 Students in Stamfordcompanies. The items go a long way toward making sure that those students feel
United Way Collects Back-To-School Supplies for 100 Students in Stamford
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted an hour ago
companies. The items go a long way toward making sure that those students feel ready and prepared for school, according to United Way of Western Connecticut Community Impact Coordinator Nicole Granskog. “They start off the school year happier,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Agency preps for heating seasonenergy assistance through funds made available by the Community Service Block G
Agency preps for heating season
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
energy assistance through funds made available by the Community Service Block Grant, as well as, donations through the United Way of Mifflin-Juniata to those who are not eligible for or have not received the Low Income Heating Assistance... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Rothrock receives 2016 Sauer Leadership Awardis a supporter of the Pardee Hospital Foundation through its Generations of Exc
Rothrock receives 2016 Sauer Leadership Award
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 hours ago
is a supporter of the Pardee Hospital Foundation through its Generations of Excellence Society, and contributes to the United Way of Henderson County’s Oklawaha Society. She also assists Habitat for Humanity, the Council on Aging, the Boys &... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
United Way grateful for ‘success’ of school campaignof the backpacks on Aug. 12. Thank-you notes from children and their parents s
United Way grateful for ‘success’ of school campaign
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 8 hours ago
of the backpacks on Aug. 12. Thank-you notes from children and their parents say it best: “Thanks for everything. I can’t wait to start school. Because you cared, I am ready!” On behalf of the children, their families and the United Way, thank... Read more
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Summerland Review
Food bank demand increased in Julya year. Of this amount, $15,000 comes from the municipality, $12,000 from Summ
Food bank demand increased in July
Summerland Review / Posted 12 hours ago
a year. Of this amount, $15,000 comes from the municipality, $12,000 from Summerland United Church and $7,000 from the United Way. Community donations to the food bank account for roughly $50,000 a year. Last year, the centre applied for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Gov. Bentley to speak about lottery developments at 5:30 p.m.man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded
Gov. Bentley to speak about lottery developments at 5:30 p.m.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. United Way receives charitable donationUnited Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
700 MS Power customers without electricity in Long Beach, Pass Christianman who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded
700 MS Power customers without electricity in Long Beach, Pass Christian
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. United Way receives charitable donationUnited Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jury reaches verdict in Ray Thompson murder trialman who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded
Jury reaches verdict in Ray Thompson murder trial
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. United Way receives charitable donationUnited Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
How to help: Financial donations, fundraising eventscan make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief
How to help: Financial donations, fundraising events
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 13 hours ago
can make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund are tax deductible. CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY: Capital Area United Way is accepting donations to help with long-term recovery. Text LAFLOOD to 313131 or... Read more
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Summerland Review
The need for reliable funding$10,000 a month. Some of this money comes from private donations, the municipa
The need for reliable funding
Summerland Review / Posted 13 hours ago
$10,000 a month. Some of this money comes from private donations, the municipality, the Summerland United Church and the United Way. In past years, a provincial gaming grant has accounted for a significant portion of the funding needed for the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
How to help: Financial donations, fundraising eventscan make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief
How to help: Financial donations, fundraising events
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 hours ago
can make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund are tax deductible. CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY: Capital Area United Way is accepting donations to help with long-term recovery. Text LAFLOOD to 313131 or... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
CFB Trenton ready for a special Oct. 1Charitable Campaign (GCWCC), a campaign developed exclusively for federal emplo
CFB Trenton ready for a special Oct. 1
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 13 hours ago
Charitable Campaign (GCWCC), a campaign developed exclusively for federal employees and retirees in Canada and managed by United Way of Canada. “Last year United Way of Quinte alone raised over $2.1 million dollars for the local area and those... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Borgognoni legal team responds to city's gag order requestman who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded
Borgognoni legal team responds to city's gag order request
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. United Way receives charitable donationUnited Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Donald Trump rally at Mississippi Coliseum set for 7 pmman who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded
Donald Trump rally at Mississippi Coliseum set for 7 pm
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
man who alleged he was abused by two Hattiesburg police officers have responded to the city's request for a gag order. United Way receives charitable donationUnited Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsthe organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 14 hours ago
the organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other area businesses in addition to a grant from United Way of Northeast Michigan. Bruning says the group has received 50 requests for shoes so far. Last year, the program... Read more
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Daily Record
Allergan, United Way, Riker Danzig in Morris County business newsChair, Nicholas Racioppi. Cathleen Giuliana and Racioppi handled the lease, rez
Allergan, United Way, Riker Danzig in Morris County business news
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
Chair, Nicholas Racioppi. Cathleen Giuliana and Racioppi handled the lease, rezoning and governmental approvals process. United Way adds five new board members MORRISTOWN: United Way of Northern New Jersey has added five new members to its Board... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagaragroup. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara r
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagara
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 14 hours ago
group. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara region has received major funding. The United Way St. Catharines has donated $10,000 a year for three years to Dad Central Niagara beginning July 1 this... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagaragroup. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara r
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagara
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 14 hours ago
group. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara region has received major funding. The United Way St. Catharines has donated $10,000 a year for three years to Dad Central Niagara beginning July 1 this... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagaragroup. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara r
Young fathers program first of its kind in Niagara
Welland Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
group. In its second year, the only program for young fathers in the Niagara region has received major funding. The United Way St. Catharines has donated $10,000 a year for three years to Dad Central Niagara beginning July 1 this... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsthe organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 hours ago
the organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other area businesses in addition to a grant from United Way of Northeast Michigan. Bruning says the group has received 50 requests for shoes so far. Last year, the program... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Backpacks and school supplies donated to children all over the Pioneer Valley– Wednesday over 1000 backpacks were delivered to six different school district
Backpacks and school supplies donated to children all over the Pioneer Valley
WWLP Springfield / Posted 14 hours ago
– Wednesday over 1000 backpacks were delivered to six different school districts to be given to students who are homeless. United way of Pioneer Valley and Peter Pan bus lines delivered the backpacks full of donated school supplies to Springfield,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
United Way receives charitable donation This endowment fund will support the operations of our local United Way, fore
United Way receives charitable donation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 14 hours ago
This endowment fund will support the operations of our local United Way, forever. Source: WDAM The Greater Pine Belt Community Foundation made a charitable donation of... Read more
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The Express-Times
South Side Easton children's center merges with Lehigh Valley CCmerging was the best thing for families of South Side Easton." He credited the
South Side Easton children's center merges with Lehigh Valley CC
The Express-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
merging was the best thing for families of South Side Easton." He credited the work of community organizations like the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, which led the effort to come up with a plan to maintain a South Side... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area studentsthe organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other
Program aims to provide new shoes for Alpena-area students
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 14 hours ago
the organization has already received donations from Hunter's Harvest and other area businesses in addition to a grant from United Way of Northeast Michigan. Bruning says the group has received 50 requests for shoes so far. Last year, the program... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United WayLongview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donati
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United Way
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 hours ago
Longview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donating a percentage of total proceeds to United Way organizations across East Texas. Enjoy your favorite Mexican food while helping your neighbors in... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United WayLongview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donati
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United Way
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 hours ago
Longview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donating a percentage of total proceeds to United Way organizations across East Texas. Enjoy your favorite Mexican food while helping your neighbors in... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
United Way sets smaller goal than 2015One year after exceeding its campaign goal by a record amount of money, the Uni
United Way sets smaller goal than 2015
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 hours ago
One year after exceeding its campaign goal by a record amount of money, the United Way of Greater Cincinnati-Middletown Area set a smaller goal this year. Campaign Chair Anita Scott Jones announced Wednesday morning at the campaign kickoff that the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United WayLongview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donati
Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United Way
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 hours ago
Longview, Marshall, Kilgore, Gun Barrel City, Mineola, and Tyler will be donating a percentage of total proceeds to United Way organizations across East Texas. Enjoy your favorite Mexican food while helping your neighbors in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A healthy JCCI is one key to quality of the cityimproved our quality of life. Equally important, the studies increasingly won t
A healthy JCCI is one key to quality of the city
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 hours ago
improved our quality of life. Equally important, the studies increasingly won the support of City Hall, the School Board, United Way and JAX Chamber. The studies enabled all local citizens to have a voice in solving problems and developing... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Authorities investigating viral video showing baby drinking alcoholTyler Cattle Barons Gala, proving to everyone that true talent is ageless. Jal
Authorities investigating viral video showing baby drinking alcohol
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 hours ago
Tyler Cattle Barons Gala, proving to everyone that true talent is ageless. Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United WayJalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United Way (Source: @unitedwedine on Twitter) On Tuesday, August 30,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Driver cited after rear-ending Longview garbage truckTyler Cattle Barons Gala, proving to everyone that true talent is ageless. Jal
Driver cited after rear-ending Longview garbage truck
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 hours ago
Tyler Cattle Barons Gala, proving to everyone that true talent is ageless. Jalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United WayJalapeno Tree Restaurant proceeds to benefit United Way (Source: @unitedwedine on Twitter) On Tuesday, August 30,... Read more
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Fortune
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)symphony, art museums, and opera—that had historically battled one another for
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)
Fortune / Posted 16 hours ago
symphony, art museums, and opera—that had historically battled one another for scarce funding. Last year, when the local United Way—ostensibly a competitor for charitable dollars—announced a shocking $11 million shortfall that left it unable to... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
VIQ: Annual meeting set for next monthWe are currently recruiting volunteers to fulfill the needs of our community. P
VIQ: Annual meeting set for next month
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 16 hours ago
We are currently recruiting volunteers to fulfill the needs of our community. Please contact 613-969-8862 or visit our website at www.viq.ca for more information volunteer opportunities and “Help Us Help Others”. VIQ is a United Way Member... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Keeping it localtook place on Aug. 19 and was the last day for the free summer weekend lunch pr
Keeping it local
McDonough County Voice / Posted 17 hours ago
took place on Aug. 19 and was the last day for the free summer weekend lunch program coordinated by McDonough County United Way. The program is conducted in cooperation with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Warren and McDonough Counties.According... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
How to Help: Volunteering, donation needscan make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief
How to Help: Volunteering, donation needs
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 17 hours ago
can make donations online at braf.org. Donations to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund are tax deductible. CAPITAL AREA UNITED WAY: Capital Area United Way is accepting donations to help with long-term recovery. Text LAFLOOD to 313131 or... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperlearn more about alcohol abuse, treatment options and the journey to recovery.
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 18 hours ago
learn more about alcohol abuse, treatment options and the journey to recovery. RecoverAlaska.org, a partnership with United Way of Anchorage and Alaska 2-1-1, provides Alaskans with help and hope as they navigate the difficult alcohol... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
United Way kicks off 2016 campaign, sets fundraising goalFORT WALTON BEACH, Florida — The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties kic
United Way kicks off 2016 campaign, sets fundraising goal
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 19 hours ago
FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida — The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties kicked off its 2016 Annual Campaign on Aug. 16, with its board of directors setting a goal of $1,450,000, a $115,000 increase over the $1,335,000 raised during the 2015... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Family Street Party draws a crowdpeople. Community groups providing the activities and information about their
Family Street Party draws a crowd
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
people. Community groups providing the activities and information about their services included Thompson Nicola Cariboo United Way, Women’s Contact Society, Child Development Centre, Pregnancy Outreach Program, Bikers Against Child Abuse, Scout... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Food For The Mind, Food For The Stomachas well. “We’re doing this because we believe it’s important to feed both the
Food For The Mind, Food For The Stomach
New Haven Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
as well. “We’re doing this because we believe it’s important to feed both the stomachs and minds of local children,” the United Way explained in a release. Click on or download the above and below audio files to hear United Way CEO Jennifer... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Schools Look To #StartStrong This Fallstart of school, she said. The back-to-school kindergarten canvass is in its f
Schools Look To #StartStrong This Fall
New Haven Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
start of school, she said. The back-to-school kindergarten canvass is in its fifth year in New Haven, said Jennifer Heath, United Way CEO. “It’s a great time for families and children to see welcoming faces at their door,” she said. Canvassers also... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Clinton outlines tax proposals | Police didn't heed protocol | Graduate students can unionizepastor and executive director of Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries, built a farm i
Clinton outlines tax proposals | Police didn't heed protocol | Graduate students can unionize
Crain's New York Business / Posted 22 hours ago
pastor and executive director of Rauschenbusch Metro Ministries, built a farm in Hell's Kitchen with $30,000 from the United Way of New York City's Seed Grant program. The farm, which now runs on about $10,000 annually from donations, is a... Read more
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Football Talk
Arsenal Eyeing Surprise Swoop On Man Utd For £25m-Rated Starfull fitness, Jones has been unable to force his way in to Jose Mourinho’s plan
Arsenal Eyeing Surprise Swoop On Man Utd For £25m-Rated Star
Football Talk / Posted yesterday
full fitness, Jones has been unable to force his way in to Jose Mourinho’s plans this campaign. He last played for United way back on January 2nd and it’s fair to say that his career is stalling so Jones could be open to the idea of moving... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Volunteerism is a powerful forceaccounts for a total value of $900 million. You can see the impact locally, to
Volunteerism is a powerful force
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
accounts for a total value of $900 million. You can see the impact locally, too. According to Mike Apfelberg, head of the United Way of Greater Nashua, when the agency holds its annual United Way Day of Caring on Sept. 14, he expects at least 200... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
American Cancer Society Names Co-Chairs For Peter Tesei Roast In Greenwichserved the Town of Greenwich on the Board of Estimate and Taxation for 10 years
American Cancer Society Names Co-Chairs For Peter Tesei Roast In Greenwich
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted yesterday
served the Town of Greenwich on the Board of Estimate and Taxation for 10 years. He also served as a board member of the United Way of Greenwich, American Red Cross Greenwich Chapter and is currently a member of the Board of the Greenwich Council... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Preserving Last Frontier group meets Saturdaynotice. Cook healthy food that tastes good on a tight budget. For more informat
Preserving Last Frontier group meets Saturday
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
notice. Cook healthy food that tastes good on a tight budget. For more information, contact Betsy Overton at 970-824-1081. United Way scheduled to kick off 2017 Campaign Moffat County United Way will kick off its 2017 Campaign on Sept. 15 at Yampa... Read more
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The Alpena News
Program aims to give school children new shoesin the ESD area." Additionally Bruning said the organization has gotten donati
Program aims to give school children new shoes
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
in the ESD area." Additionally Bruning said the organization has gotten donations from Hunter's Harvest, a grant from United Way of Northeast Michigan, and other area businesses. She said so far they have gotten around 50 requests for shoes.... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
William L. Belaney, 89and credit union conventions around the country. Bill served as president of th
William L. Belaney, 89
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
and credit union conventions around the country. Bill served as president of the Oakland County Chamber of Commerce and United Way of North Oakland and served on boards of numerous civic groups, credit unions and social service agencies in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Meet the pastor feeding her flock from a garden in the skyClinton Housing Development Co. and the nearby Metropolitan Community Church, H
Meet the pastor feeding her flock from a garden in the sky
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Clinton Housing Development Co. and the nearby Metropolitan Community Church, Henkel built the farm with $30,000 from the United Way of New York City's Seed Grant program. That grant purchased initial supplies—the kiddie pools were an inexpensive... Read more
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