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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 »

Community Impact Forum: Building Partnerships for Greater Impact

January 31, 2017  //  United Way

Join United Way and community leaders to learn about performance-based social change and maximizing our community investments from expert, Mark Friedman. This event will feature expert Mark Friedman discussing the needs for accountability and performance measures as it relates to social change. There are many wonderful causes to support in Lincoln, but how do we… Read the Full Story »

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