The United Way knows that among the most important things in the life of someone living with a chronic condition is the ability to be self-sufficient--with a little help. Bob faces some significant challenges, but thanks to Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, he's able to live a life characterized by dignity, rewarding work, and involvement in his community.
One thing the United Way knows: The need doesn't end when the storm passes or the fire abates. Recovery is a long-term process--especially for up to 1 million federal contractors who won't receive back pay reimbursement for the 35 days they went without.
That includes janitors, maintenance people, and landscapers--people who were scraping to get by before the shutdown--people like Bonita Williams, Loniece Hamilton, and Lila Johnson. You can read their stories here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQoxJ
Hats off to United Way Wine Country for the best VITA Tax Assistance Recruitment tweet EVER!
For decades, the United Way has been connecting people, businesses, nonprofit partners & government agencies to advance the common good. As the government shutdown drags on, we're mobilizing to help furloughed federal employees access to the resources they need. Why? Because we Live United -- all day, every day, in every community across the country.
United Way Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher speaks for the entire system in this op-ed.
At our core, we are dedicated to this proposition: " We must develop solutions that give all individuals greater opportunity, purpose, and self-worth. Critical to this effort will be a new success index that focuses on more than just macro-economic growth."
It's not easy to get a United Way Community Impact Team to take a photo booth seriously. Four tries and each one is sillier than the last. Still, we wish you every joy the New Year has to offer!
Nobody does holidays like United Way staff does. At United Way Bay Area, we're running a week long Secret Santa. I can't wait for the big reveal on Wednesday, right after the judging of the best holiday appetizer contest. I don't have a clue as to who my elf might be. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQOyc
Among the foci of The United Way of Dane County are immigration and refugee issues. Earlier this year, UWDC developed a comprehensive policy agenda to address the needs of that part of their community. As is always the case in the United Way system, UWDC brought together government, business, nonprofits, and community members to decide on what their agenda should be. Deputy Jeff Hook of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office and Executive Director of Centro Hispano Karen Menéndez Coller co-chaired the task force. Building collaborative efforts like the Immigration and Refugee Task Force is one of the things that makes United Ways successful.
United Way Of Northern California is on the front lines of wildfire relief for the second time in a year. Meanwhile, United Way of Greater Houston continues its work to help families rebuild 14+ months after Hurricane Harvey. This is what it means to Live United. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQJKQ
This video interview with United Way Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher is an inspiring example of how close our organizational mission is to the hearts of our employees--from top to bottom. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQSeY