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  • April Food Day goal: Meet need until fall

    April Food Day goal: Meet need until fall
    A movement to help keep local food pantries stocked through September is under way and is set to culminate Wednesday — "April Food Day" — with a large-scale packing and distribution event at the Tinley Park Convention Center, according to...
  • Carole Sibel

    Carole Sibel
    Carole Sibel, a dynamic figure in Baltimore's charitable fundraising scene once described as a "mini United Way," died of cancer Friday at her Stevenson home. She was 79. "Carole was a one and only, and anybody who knew her had a life enriched," said...
  • Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief

    Vanessa Allen marks five years as Urban League chief
    Vanessa Allen has been on the move almost from the moment she was sworn in as president and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana in 2010 at a brief Merrillville Town Hall Complex ceremony, jumping on a flight just hours later to attend a...
  • Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County

    Senior Services Center faces more cuts in Will County
    More cutbacks and changes are coming to the Senior Services Center of Will County, as the independent non-profit agency struggles with lower state payments and fewer grants and contributions. "This is the reality of social services. We have to be lean...
  • 'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way

    'Power of the Purse' raises $23,000 for United Way
    Barrington Area United Way: 'Power of the Purse' Benefiting: Barrington Area United Way program to support the unmet needs of the women and girls in the community Date: March 5 Location: The Onion Pub, Lake Barrington Attended: 120+ Raised: $23,...
  • Bethlehem to land Promise Neighborhood

    Bethlehem to land Promise Neighborhood
    When Yamil Sanchez Rivera looks at Bethlehem, he doesn't see just one neighborhood or section of the city where children might need a helping hand. He sees many, from some South Side neighborhoods to public housing in the northeast. And that is one of...
  • St. Luke's to move 1,000 employees to former Agere headquarters

    About 1,000 employees of St. Luke's University Hospital Network are poised to move into the former Agere Systems headquarters, breathing new life into the modern landmark along Route 22 once thought left for dead by corporate turnover, the network...
  • Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year

    Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year
    Back in 2009, when the bottom was dropping out of the U.S. economy, it was a gamble to major in construction management. That's when Ian Rogers, now 23, started at Central Connecticut State University. "There were times I was kind of afraid because I...
  • United Way urges nonprofits to take part in Great Give

    United Way of Palm Beach and Martin Counties and the Community Foundation will join forces May 5 and 6 for their second annual Great Give, a 24-hour online fundraising event to support local nonprofits. Last year, more than 330 nonprofits signed up to...
  • Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media

    Local artist's work shines through the fabric of social media
    Liza Hathaway Matthews' return to her art was simple expedition. Her daughter wanted a painting for her bedroom, found a picture she liked and said, "Mom, can you do this?" The Baltimore mother of three had a fine-arts degree in painting with a minor in...
  • More people asking for free tax preparation help

    More people asking for free tax preparation help
    More people are seeking free help preparing their federal tax returns in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The United Way of Broward County is seeing about a 10 percent to 15 percent increase in tax returns filed by volunteers trained by the IRS, said...