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The realities of poverty

April 14, 2017  //  United Way

The notion of poverty is all too easy to disregard in one’s mind as, “not my problem.” Indeed, for those of us lucky enough to be reading this in the comfort of our warm homes or at the office it can be difficult to imagine what impoverished individuals go through every day. However, ponder this… Read the Full Story »

Resource Development-Corporate Relations Position Available

March 24, 2017  //  United Way

Title:            Resource Development Manager – Corporate Relations (full-time exempt position) Reports to: Senior Director of Marketing and Resource Development As a small team-based organization, United Way employees are expected to work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. To this point, employees must possess the ability to… Read the Full Story »

Middle school and high school success

March 10, 2017  //  United Way

Moving the tassel from the right to the left is more than just a symbolic gesture. For students unable to perform this acclaimed tradition, it can mean making an average of $707,400 less in their lifetime and are 27 percent higher likelihood of living in poverty. The Lincoln Board of Education has set the goal… Read the Full Story »

Nearly 500 “Helping Hands” join to support children in Lincoln at annual United Way event

March 6, 2017  //  Women in Philanthropy

Wine bottles wrapped in rhinestones, desserts designed to tease the most determined dieter and bling by the basketful were on display to tempt those who attended United Way’s Women in Philanthropy 10th Annual Helping Hands Auction held at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel on Jan. 26. Dozens of baskets loaded with silent auction items and a… Read the Full Story »

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