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United Way

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  • Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan finds a mission at home

    Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan finds a mission at home
    You know how it can be with e-mail. You waste so much time getting rid of the junk, you can miss the good stuff. This occurred to me last week, when I came to a message I'd missed, from April of 2011. "Dear Mr. Lopez," it began, "my name is Ricardo...
  • NEWSMAKER Q&A: Timothy Mulligan, head of Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley

    Timothy Mulligan is the chief executive of Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, one of 61 nonprofit agencies awarded grant money this month by the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. The agency has a payroll of about 70 workers, many of...
  • Political Landscape: Primary results certified, now it's on to November

    The Orange County Registrar of Voters officially certified the primary election results Tuesday. About 24% of the county's electorate voted in the June 3 election — a 6% decline from the 30.1% turnout during the 2010 primary. This year,...
  • Agencies share vision for student success

    In The Morning Call's June 13 article about the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley's investment cycle, reporter Sam Kennedy quoted me from our March conversation as saying Communities in Schools is "out of the ballgame" in regard to United Way...
  • Hazmat team investigates another suspicious, green package in Marion

    Hazmat team investigates another suspicious, green package in Marion
    A day after the Marion County Fire Rescue Hazmat team responded to 10 calls at different locations for suspicious packages, it responded to another on Wednesday. The green envelopes that showed up at schools, a newspaper office, church and courthouse...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "Power of the Purse" Silent Auction Fundraiser

    The sixth annual Middlesex United Way Women's Initiative "Power of the Purse" fundraiser will take place June 26, at the Mattabessett Canoe Club. "Power of the Purse" features a silent auction with themed purses, totes, designer handbags, and more -...
  • Huntington Beach youth shelter honors supporters

     Huntington Beach youth shelter honors supporters
    Poised beyond her 22 years and articulating an inspirational story in a strong, confident voice, the young woman might be seen as having her work cut out for her: convincing the audience that she had been an at-risk teenager a few years before....
  • Biz News: Oak Grill, Aqua Lounge to open at Fashion Island

    Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge are set to open June 27 at Fashion Island, according to a news release. Oak Grill will offer a large patio and alfresco dining and 50 California wines by the glass. Aqua Lounge, according to the release, will feature "craft...
  • United Way looking for diaper donations

    United Way of Palm Beach County kicked off its second annual community-wide Diaper Drop on June 2. The agency is seeking donations of diapers of varying sizes and brands, wipes, onesies and receiving blankets. The Diaper Drop provides local at-risk...
  • The Great Southside Sale sets another record

    Many thanks to Dan Sheehan for his May 28 column that really captured the spirit and intent of the Lehigh University Moveout Collection Drive, and the resulting Great Southside Sale. The sale on June 7, run by the university's Community Service Office,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Middlesex Hospital Receives Grant For Community Garden

    The Middlesex Hospital Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Department has received a grant from the Middlesex United Way Women's Initiative to sponsor a 1,200 square foot community garden plot. The plot, located on Long Lane in Middletown, can provide enough...