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Posted at: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 10:09am
Volunteers are the backbone of nonprofit work, especially at United Way.  They are the wonderful people who give their time, their talents and their dedication...
Posted at: Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:29am
United Way of Portage County fights for the financial stability of every person in our community.  Our organization provides funding to the Freedom House,...
Posted at: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 10:56am
United Way of Portage County fights for the health of every person in our community.  Our organization provides funding to support various mental health...
Posted at: Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:00am
March is Kidney Awareness Month.  At United Way of Portage County, we provide funding to our community partner the Kidney Foundation of Ohio.  This allows us...
Posted at: Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:40am
Now more than ever, communities are facing new challenges that threaten their health and growth— from opioid abuse and human trafficking, to homelessness and...
Posted at: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:52am
Every day, thousands of families across America perform an intricate financial balancing act while trying to make ends meet. Your child wants to play soccer...
Posted at: Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:16pm
I walked into my position as Chief Marketing Officer of United Way Worldwide slightly more than a year ago with a challenge to transform the United Way brand...
Posted at: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:55am
You never forget the stories. Teenagers tricked into forced prostitution. Men who travel halfway around the world for a good job, only to be deceived into...
Posted at: Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 2:25pm
You may be thinking that March 2nd is just another day on the calendar, but there’s cause for celebration. The date marks Dr. Seuss’s birthday and the...
Posted at: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 8:47am
Matt Lynn, Director of Community Impact for United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region, shares his perspective on race in light of the first National...

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