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Jun 13, 2016, 19:12 ET Beyoncé Fans, BeyGOOD Support Flint, Inspire Volunteers across North America

 Today Parkwood Entertainment, the entertainment and management company founded by Beyoncé, presented United Way of Genesee County with a...


Apr 28, 2016, 09:00 ET NFL & United Way Launch National Character Education Initiative

The NFL and United Way Worldwide today announced the national launch of Character PlaybookTM, a new national education initiative focused on youth...


Mar 03, 2016, 15:10 ET College Students Choose Service over Sand through Alternative Spring Break

Driven by a desire to affect community change, a group of 50 students from universities around the country are joining "Maximum Impact: Deloitte's...


Jan 28, 2016, 00:01 ET New Survey Finds Most Working Americans Unaware of Free, Money-Saving Tools and Tax Credits

Working Americans earning $62,000 or less could be leaving money on the table this tax season. A new national survey shows that 72 percent of...


Apr 30, 2015, 16:09 ET United Way Recognizes Corporate Leaders

United Way Worldwide gave kudos today to four global corporate leaders who exemplify innovation in engaging employees and consumers, and leveraging...


Apr 23, 2015, 10:44 ET More than 50 Boys & Girls Clubs to Benefit from Comcast Cares Day

On Saturday, April 25, more than 50 Boys & Girls Clubs around the country will benefit from hours of painting, landscaping, cleaning, computer...


Mar 25, 2015, 14:33 ET United Way Alternative Spring Break Group Brings Social Impact to Washington, D.C. and Campuses Around the Country

United Way Worldwide recently partnered with Kimberly-Clark's U by Kotex® Brand to host an Alternative Spring Break program in Washington,...


Aug 20, 2014, 09:15 ET UPS donates NASCAR, PGA, NFL and NBA collectibles for United Way auction

Sports fans can now bid on autographed football, basketball, racing and golf collectibles, including NASCAR, Formula 1, NFL, NBA, PGA and college...


Aug 06, 2014, 09:45 ET Johnson & Johnson app makes it a snap to help students with United Way

Johnson & Johnson, with an exclusive partnership at Walmart, just launched a new back to school campaign with United Way to support students...


Apr 28, 2014, 13:15 ET United Way Worldwide Appoints Vicki Lins as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer

United Way, the world's largest privately supported nonprofit organization, announces the appointment of Vicki Lins as Executive Vice President and...


Apr 10, 2014, 10:13 ET United Way Worldwide recognizes Michael K. Hayde with Tocqueville Society Award

 Last night in New Orleans at the Tocqueville/Million Dollar Roundtable Summit, United Way Worldwide presented The 2013 United Way Tocqueville...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:15 ET Wells Fargo ranked #1 National Campaign by United Way

 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has been named the largest workplace campaign in the U.S. in 2013, according to United Way Worldwide....


Jan 14, 2014, 17:28 ET United Way Hill Day Lifts Up Family Financial Stability

United Way CEOs Engage in Capitol Hill Advocacy Today, 45 United Way leaders visited Capitol Hill to elevate the importance of helping...


Dec 16, 2013, 14:11 ET NFL & United Way Announce Winner Of 40th Anniversary Celebration With USA TODAY To Find Fan Favorite Public Service Ad

Tampa Bay Buccaneer Derrick Brooks Tops List  This football season marks the 40th anniversary of the partnership between the National...


Dec 03, 2013, 17:21 ET Help students succeed with eMentoring on #GivingTuesday

Join United Way TEAM NFL and In2Books as part of a powerful movement to improve literacy As part of the second annual #GivingTuesday, United...


Nov 27, 2013, 09:59 ET Give A Gift That Gives Back This Holiday Season

United Way Worldwide and its partners are offering alternative holiday gift ideas and other great ways to give back this holiday season to help...


Nov 15, 2013, 14:25 ET United Way Worldwide Supports Philippines Reconstruction Effort

Take action to support the communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines by visiting www.unitedway.org/philippines. This week, United...


Oct 11, 2013, 16:12 ET AFL-CIO, United Way, U.S. Chamber send joint letter on government shutdown, threat of default on U.S. debt

 The AFL-CIO, United Way Worldwide and U.S. Chamber of Commerce today sent a joint letter to leaders in Washington urging them to end the...