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Ned Montgomery

By Ned Montgomery

A Legacy of Living United: Remembering Patricia Kind

Mon, February 01, 2016

Patricia Kind

For many years our United Way has been touched by the Impact and generosity of the Kind family. Last month, we lost Patricia van Ameringen Kind at the age of 91 - an amazing woman, dedicated United Way supporter, community champion and philanthropist.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Don’t miss out – VITA is back for 2016!

Fri, January 29, 2016

vita tax service
VITA is back! Learn if you qualify for valuable tax credits that can provide up to $6,269. More»
Jim Cawley

By Jim Cawley

The Power of Pre-K: Investing in Our Future

Thu, January 28, 2016

The Power of Pre-K: Investing in Our Future

As we kick off a new year, one important resolution we have is to create a brighter future for more children like Aaron by continuing our investment in quality pre-k across our region.

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Annie Madonia

By Annie Madonia

Women in Leadership Making a Difference

Wed, January 27, 2016

WING Fair

What does #WomensLeadership mean to you? A great group of young women gathered at Reed Smith on January 20 to celebrate National Mentoring Month and give back to their community, all while learning how they can take their leadership development to the next level during United Way’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Next Generation (WING) Fifth Annual WING Agency Fair – Women Making a Difference Day.

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Carly Keeny

By Carly Keeny

Snowed In? No Problem! Snuggle Up and Read!

Fri, January 22, 2016

lady looking out window

Snowbound this weekend? No problem - it's the perfect opportunity to snuggle up and read as a family!

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John Emge

By John Emge

Connecting Students to the Magic of Reading

Thu, January 21, 2016

Clifford and kids in reading oasis

After a plumbing nightmare destroyed library books, computers and other resources at the Riletta Twyne Cream Family School last winter, students now have a new place to find that magic Dr. Seuss promotes: United Way’s Club Connect Reading Oasis in the school library.

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Jim Cawley

By Jim Cawley

I Have A Dream – LIVE UNITED

Tue, January 19, 2016

King Day of Service

United Way intern Danaysi Salazar [left] and Ellie Utter from Conestoga Student United Way [right]

20 Student United Way ambassadors created a canvas project called “I HAVE A DREAM – LIVE UNITED” where community members and volunteers were invited to get creative and draw their dream for improving Education, Financial Stability, Health and Basic Needs in our community.

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Carly Keeny

By Carly Keeny

Leaving your legacy: 5 characteristics of inspirational leadership

Thu, January 14, 2016

MLK Inspirational Leaders

Dr. King is perhaps the greatest example of what it means to be an inspirational leader. To truly make an Impact, we must inspire others to join us in changing lives and strengthening communities – to build a brighter future for all of us.

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Julie Roehrig

By Julie Roehrig

Resolve to Volunteer in the New Year

Mon, January 11, 2016

Volunteer
2016 is here, and with it, a medley of resolutions. While all are worthy intentions, there is one commitment that may be the key to ensuring success: volunteering More»
Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Permanent Tax Credits = Financial Stability for Low-Income Working Families

Tue, January 05, 2016

tax credit blog

After 10 years of working with our partners across the United Way network to advocate for the permanent extension of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC), U.S. Congress passed the legislation!

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