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18 Oct, 2016, 15:32 ET PHOTOS: NFL and United Way of New York City Celebrate Youth Health and Wellness with 18th Annual Hometown Huddle

Yesterday, over 100 NFL employees, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, New York Giants players Janoris Jenkins, Donte Deayon and Dominique...


05 Oct, 2016, 18:17 ET City & State rinde homenaje a Sheena Wright, presidenta y CEO de United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York, como uno los 50 principales líderes comunitarios de Manhattan

 Sheena Wright, presidenta y CEO de United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York (UWNYC), ha sido nombrada uno de los 50 principales líderes...


05 Oct, 2016, 12:01 ET City & State Honors Sheena Wright, President and CEO of United Way of New York City, as One of Manhattan's Top 50 Community Leaders

 Sheena Wright, President and CEO, United Way of New York City (UWNYC), has been named one of Manhattan's top 50 community leaders by City...


19 Sep, 2016, 20:58 ET United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York, los Giants de Nueva York y Verizon lanzan Character Playbook

Como parte de su asociación de 23 años apoyando a la juventud de la Ciudad de Nueva York, United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York (UWNYC) y...


19 Sep, 2016, 15:36 ET United Way of New York City, the New York Giants and Verizon Launch Character Playbook

 As part of their 23-year partnership supporting New York City youth, United Way of New York City (UWNYC) and the New York Giants have reteamed...


07 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET Suzette Hunte Joins United Way of New York City as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

United Way of New York City (UWNYC), the nonprofit organization that has been a trusted partner to government, corporations, foundations and...


01 Aug, 2016, 19:05 ET Oscar Raposo Jr. se une a United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York como vicepresidente ejecutivo y director general de finanzas y operaciones

United Way de la Ciudad de Nueva York (UWNYC) anunció hoy el nombramiento de Oscar Raposo Jr. como vicepresidente ejecutivo y director...


13 Jun, 2016, 10:00 ET United Way of New York City Board of Directors Elects Donald F. Donahue and Michael J. Schmidtberger as New Co-Chairs

 The Board of Directors of United Way of New York City (UWNYC)—the nonprofit organization that, for nearly 80 years, has been a trusted...


10 Mar, 2016, 12:57 ET 10th Annual Women's Leadership Council Luncheon: Power of Women to Make a Difference Honors Iconic Female Leaders Monique L. Nelson, Laurie M. Tisch, Martine Reardon and Jennifer Warren

 More than 600 leaders from across sectors came together at Cipriani 42nd Street on Wednesday, March 9, for United Way of New York City's...


24 Feb, 2016, 10:36 ET 10th Annual Women's Leadership Council Luncheon: 'Power of Women to Make a Difference' Will Honor Iconic Female Leaders Monique L. Nelson, Laurie M. Tisch, Martine Reardon and Jennifer Warren

 United Way of New York City's Women's Leadership Council will host its 10th annual Power of Women to Make a Difference Award Luncheon on...


21 Oct, 2015, 10:35 ET NFL Players and Staff, United Way of NYC CEO Sheena Wright, NYC Mayor's Office of Strategic Partnerships and the New York Jets Join Forces to Boost Youth Health Through Annual Hometown Huddle Program

 On Tuesday, October 20, more than 75 NFL employees, New York Jets players TJ Barnes, Leger Douzable, Trevor Reilly and Darrin Walls...


08 Dec, 2014, 09:46 ET New Report: 42% of New York Households Don't Meet Basic Self-Sufficiency Standards

 The Women's Center for Education and Career Advancement, United Way of New York City, City Harvest and New York Community Trust are pleased to...


23 Oct, 2014, 14:50 ET NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Joins United Way of NYC to Boost Youth Health Through Annual Hometown Huddle Program

 On Tuesday, October 21, close to 100 NFL employees and Commissioner Roger Goodell teamed up with United Way of New York City for the 2014...


14 Jul, 2014, 09:00 ET United Way of New York City and NYC Service Launch Ambitious Service and Volunteerism Effort in Partnership with The Franklin Project

United Way of New York City and NYC Service today announced a partnership with The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute to launch an ambitious...


04 Oct, 2013, 08:00 ET United Way of New York City & Skanska Host READ NYC 5th Annual Community Festival

Thousands of New Yorkers will join United Way of New York City and Skanska to celebrate their 5th Annual Community Festival featuring live...


04 Mar, 2013, 07:00 ET United Way of New York City Distributes Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund for Communities on Eastern Seaboard Hardest Hit by Storm

 United Way of New York City (UWNYC) announces today the first phase of distribution of the $9.64 million raised for the United Way Hurricane...


19 Dec, 2012, 09:00 ET United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund Receives $5 Million Contribution from Lilly Endowment Inc.

 United Way of New York City and United Way Worldwide announced today that $5 million has been added to the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery...


20 Nov, 2012, 12:11 ET United Way of New York City Provides Hot Thanksgiving Dinners on Black Friday for those on Coney Island Hardest Hit by Hurricane Sandy

 In lieu of shopping, many New Yorkers are donating their time on Black Friday to helping out the victims of Hurricane Sandy. United Way of New...


01 Nov, 2012, 10:34 ET United Way Announces Regional Fund for Communities Hardest Hit by Sandy Throughout the Eastern Seaboard

United Way today announced the creation of the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund (#sandyfund). Contributions to the Fund will be used by...


04 Oct, 2012, 10:23 ET United Way of NYC Names Sheena Wright as New President & CEO

United Way of New York City today announced that Sheena Wright will be the new President and CEO, effective mid-November.  Ms. Wright has...


26 Jan, 2012, 18:28 ET JAY Z Carnegie Hall Concert Tickets Go on Sale to the Public on Monday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. EST

 In his most intimate performances in years, Shawn "JAY Z" Carter will headline at Carnegie Hall, in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, raising...


08 Dec, 2011, 14:02 ET Shawn "JAY Z" Carter Sets the Stage for Historic Evenings at the Legendary Carnegie Hall

In his most intimate performances in years, Shawn "JAY Z" Carter will headline at Carnegie Hall, in the Stern Auditorium, raising...


15 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET Former Ford Foundation President Franklin Thomas to Lead September 11th Funds As Chairman; Board Named; Joshua Gotbaum Named Executive Director & CEO

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Community Trust and United Way of New York City, the nonprofit organizations that established The...


19 Sep, 2001, 01:00 ET September 11th Fund Reaches $89 Million

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Donations pledged to the September 11th Fund, created by United Way and The New York Community Trust to help...


14 Sep, 2001, 01:00 ET September 11th Fund Reaches $60 Million

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Donations pledged to the September 11th Fund, created by United Way and New York Community Trust to aid...