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Sep 09, 2017, 10:12 ET United Way's 2-1-1 Information Service Stands Ready to Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Irma

With Hurricane Irma on course to hit Florida, United Way stands ready to help storm victims with 2-1-1, an information and referral service that...


Aug 31, 2017, 14:48 ET United Way Establishes National Recovery Fund to Benefit Areas Affected by Hurricane Harvey

United Way Worldwide announced today that it has established the United Way Harvey Recovery Fund, a national fund which will distribute 100 percent...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:05 ET United Way Fights To Ensure That All Children Are Ready for Success

United Way Worldwide, the world's largest privately funded nonprofit, fights for the health, education and financial stability of every...


May 23, 2017, 08:04 ET United Way is Fighting for Youth Success in Innovative Ways

As part of its effort to fight for the success of youth in every community, United Way works with a wide diversity of partners - from NFL to...


Mar 27, 2017, 09:17 ET United Way Worldwide and BVK Premiere New Public Service Announcement: "Join the Fight"

As communities across the world are grappling with challenges such as lack of education, underemployment, homelessness, drug addiction, human...


Mar 06, 2017, 09:37 ET Deloitte and United Way's Alternative Spring Break Offers Students the Opportunity to Change Lives

More than 60 students from universities across the country are using their spring break to drive community change by participating in Maximum...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:03 ET United Way provides access to free financial resources to de-stress this tax season and beyond

As part of its efforts to increase broad-based economic growth and financial stability in communities across the country, United Way provides a...


Nov 16, 2016, 16:29 ET United Way and SunTrust Foundation Launch Online Tool to Help People Gain Control of Their Finances

United Way and the SunTrust Foundation today announced the launch of My Smart Money, an intuitive website that offers useful tips and tools to help...


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...


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...


Jan 27, 2015, 10:00 ET Darlene Slaughter Joins United Way Worldwide as Chief Diversity Officer

 United Way, the world's largest privately-supported nonprofit, has appointed Darlene Slaughter as Chief Diversity Officer. Slaughter is...


Oct 21, 2014, 09:29 ET Wells Fargo Joins Flood Rebuilding Effort in India with United Way

 Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC), United Way's long-term community partner in improving lives, has taken the leadership to join forces with United Way...


Sep 15, 2014, 09:00 ET United Way Worldwide To Accept Bitcoin Donations via Coinbase Platform

 United Way Worldwide and Coinbase, a leading bitcoin wallet and platform, have announced a partnership in which donors around the world can...


Sep 11, 2014, 12:18 ET United Way Worldwide Partners with Pope Francis to Increase Global Education Opportunities

 United Way Worldwide signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Scholas Occurrentes (www.scholasoccurrentes.org), an initiative started by Pope...


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...


Jun 09, 2014, 09:58 ET UPS and its employees assist United Way by investing $5 million in early grade reading

Building on its long-standing relationship with United Way, UPS (NYSE: UPS) and its employees are investing more than $5 million to give more...


May 14, 2014, 13:55 ET Lilly's John Lechleiter Elected Chair of United Way Worldwide Board of Trustees

John C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., Chairman, President and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), was today elected to a two-year term as chair of...


May 14, 2014, 10:02 ET United Way Announces Annual Common Good Awards Recipients

United Way Worldwide today honored the United Ways of Northeast Florida (Jacksonville), Greater Houston (Texas), Broward County (Florida) and...


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...


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...