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  • Volunteers sought for reading program

    If you love to teach kids how to read, the United Way of Broward County has a job for you. "ReadingPals" volunteers who pass background checks are asked to donate an hour each week for 25 weeks beginning in September. The students are either in pre-...
  • Pantry volunteers needed

    COLCHESTER- United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Colchester Social Services, recently launched a monthly distribution of the organization's mobile food pantry to serve those struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The...
  • Various backpack drives get Broward youth back to school

    The economy is getting back on its feet, and the unemployment rate is declining in South Florida, but that hasn't had much of an effect on the number of children in the community who cannot afford back-to-school supplies. Several nonprofit organizations,...
  • Lawmakers Laud New Haven's Effort To End Homelessness

    NEW HAVEN — Advocates who launched an effort in April to line up housing and support services for the city's homeless said Tuesday their new, more systematic approach has been far more successful than in the past. Leigh Shields Church, who ran...
  • United Way funds new homeless program in Anne Arundel

    United Way of Central Maryland will give $457,500 to Anne Arundel County nonprofits over the next year, a 4.4 percent increase over last year. The largest share of the money, $182,500, will fund a new homelessness prevention and diversion program through...
  • Volunteers needed for annual Day of Caring

    Volunteers needed for annual Day of Caring
    Altruism and fun. That's a winning combination for volunteers who join forces for the United Way of Greater Williamsburg's annual Day of Caring. The event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19 and will encompass dozens of projects big and small at agencies...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Giving residents a little boost

    Giving residents a little boost
    GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census. Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group. "That means...
  • 07/29: Progressions

    Alicia Mandigo was hired as content development manager at Heart of Florida United Way, Orlando. Tommy Boroughs, a partner in the Orlando office of Holland & Knight, received the VALOR Project Award of Excellence from the Orange County Legal Aid...
  • Young executive grows within company

    Young executive grows within company
    Who: Lisa Wulf, 34, of Sunrise, was recently promoted at Right Management, Florida/Caribbean, from senior vice president to chief financial officer, controller. Wulf has been with the firm for the past 11 years. Resume Experience: Previous positions...
  • 07/28: Progressions

    Banking David Pijot was hired as a senior vice president and relationship manager and Elaine Cunningham as an assistant vice president and account manager at City National Bank, Holly Hill. Boards of directors United Arts of Central Florida appointed...