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Campaign nears 25-percent

The United Way Community Campaign began just over four weeks ago and the first significant total has been announced. “We are thrilled to share that the campaign is gaining momentum,” said Diane Shannon, Executive Director. “Our preliminary numbers indicate that we have already raised 23-percent of our goal. As we…


In service to others

This morning I read the news release from Russell Thomas, my colleague here at United Way about the increase in demands for funds. This does not surprise me. As I attend the “Seeing is Believing Tours” I see for myself where the money is going and what kinds of programs…


Agency funding requests at an all-time high

As the first round of agency applications for United Way funding came to a close, predictions of greater needs in the community have come true with the largest cumulative ask in the organization’s 37-year history. “We saw a significant increase of over a million dollars, or 15-percent, in total requests…

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