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2015 Helping Hands Auction

February 13, 2015  //  Women in Philanthropy

The ballroom at Embassy Suites became a shopping mecca on Jan. 29 as some 500 women oood and awwwed their way through the 400 scarves, hats, belts, jewelry and gift baskets displayed on tables that snaked around the perimeter of the room. The event was the 8th annual United Way Helping Hands Auction that raised… Read the Full Story »

United Way program funding

December 15, 2014  //  United Way

Strong partners are integral to everything we do in our community, and our goal is to work with agencies and programs that can make the greatest impact. The process of selecting partners that offer such programs happens every two years. The next opening will be in November 2016. All agencies requesting program funding from United… Read the Full Story »

If you are struggling…2-1-1 can help

December 12, 2014  //  United Way

If you’re hungry or the heat is about to be shut off or the refrigerator is empty and it’s 10 days until payday, call 2-1-1, a free confidential 24/7 service for anyone who is struggling with a problem. 2-1-1 helps to streamline access to services said Robin McDannel, senior director of community impact for United… Read the Full Story »

Now she is safe…and has a future

November 18, 2014  //  United Way

Volunteer work can be extremely rewarding—and monumentally frustrating. Just ask Kelly Winnik who has been a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer for the past five years. She has had an abundance of both as an advocate helping abused, neglected, truant or ungovernable children who are under the juvenile court’s jurisdiction. Saturday, November 15 was… Read the Full Story »

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