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Aug 20, 2014, 09:15 ET
UPS donates NASCAR, PGA, NFL, NBA collectibles, including round of golf with Lee Westwood, for United Way auctionBid on autographed, exclusive sports items – including round of golf with Lee Westwood – to benefit United Way (PRNewsFoto/United Way Worldwide)

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Michael Hayde honored with Tocqueville award, United Way's highest national honor for an individual.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way Worldwide)

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
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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
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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
Buc's Derrick Brooks' ad #1 in United Way & NFL 40th anniversary promotion.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way Worldwide)

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
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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
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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
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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...

Sep 27, 2013, 10:05 ET
United Way Launches Early Childhood Development Initiative in Shanghai with Shanghai Charity Foundation, collaborating to Boost School Readiness for Migrant Children.  (PRNewsFoto/United Way Worldwide)

United Way Launches Early Childhood Development Initiative in Shanghai

United Way Worldwide and Shanghai Charity Foundation Collaborate to Boost School Readiness for Migrant Children  Today, United Way...

Sep 25, 2013, 09:49 ET
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Target, United Way and Strive Announce Education Partnership

Organizations join forces to improve education and put more children on the path to graduation  Today, at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI),...

Sep 16, 2013, 09:00 ET
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United Way Worldwide Announces Appointment of Evan Hochberg as Chief Strategy Officer

Brian Gallagher, CEO, United Way Worldwide, announced today that Evan Hochberg will join the organization on November 1, 2013, as the...

Jun 20, 2013, 13:24 ET
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Únase al Google+ Hangout de 21 horas de United Way este viernes

Dé la vuelta al mundo en 21 horas. Como parte del sexto Día de Acción mundial, United Way se une a Google para presentar The 21,...

Jun 20, 2013, 10:12 ET
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Join United Way's 21-hour Google+ Hangout This Friday

 Go around the world in 21 hours. As part of the sixth-annual Day of Action, United Way teams up with Google to present The 21, a...

Apr 18, 2013, 15:13 ET
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3M Earns Top National Honor from United Way

United Way recognizes 3M, Comcast Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Bank of America, General Motors, Wells Fargo and The Mosaic Company with...