RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

United Way

A collection of news and information related to United Way published by this site and its partners.

Top United Way Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • 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...
  • United Way's tax prep program kicks off 12th year

    It's tax season again, and for the 12th consecutive year, The United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will offer free income tax preparation for Palm Beach County residents with a 2014 household income of $60,000 or less....
  • LAUSD debate no-shows are a disservice to voters

    LAUSD debate no-shows are a disservice to voters
    It's not a big deal for a local political candidate to skip a debate or two during a campaign. But the last-minute disintegration of a planned three-man debate last Wednesday was another matter. Bennett Kayser, campaigning to retain his seat on the Los...
  • L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year

    L.A. leaders vow to end homelessness among veterans this year
    Declaring they had turned a corner in the fight against homelessness, city leaders on Thursday vowed that by the end of the year there would be no more veterans living on the streets of Los Angeles. Speaking in a former downtown flophouse, officials...
  • Victaulic connects with its employees

    Victaulic connects with its employees
    Victaulic Co. gets its name from the combination of two words, "victory" and "hydraulics," offering an etymological glimpse of the company's history. The company was born from a request from England's War Department to develop a method of joining pipe...
  • L.A. proves again that law enforcement won't solve homelessness

    L.A. proves again that law enforcement won't solve homelessness
    Early Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man known to his neighbors as "Africa." Initial reports suggest that Africa had been living on the streets of skid row since being released from a mental health facility last year....
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    ROBERT McCRILLISROBERT MONK have been hired as vice president and commercial loan officers at Bucks County Bank. McCrillis will be responsible for growing the Bank's commercial loan portfolio. McCrillis has more than 20 years of lending and bank-sales...
  • Tools for Schools drive a big success

    Tools for Schools drive a big success
    An annual fundraising effort to provide school supplies recently concluded with a distribution drive to more than 600 teachers throughout the county. The Tools for Schools program, organized by Publix and the United Way of Broward County, has...
  • Grant helps veterans get legal assistance

    Grant helps veterans get legal assistance
    Thanks to a hefty new grant, a few more Broward County veterans may soon get some needed help. Mission United Veterans Pro Bono Project, which provides free legal assistance to local veterans, recently received a $50,000 grant from the NBCUniversal...
  • High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting

    High-schoolers' excitement about voting is uplifting
    In a city that hibernates through local elections, Miriam Antonio told me she couldn't wait to vote next Tuesday. The Fairfax High junior turned 18 this month, so this would be her first chance to cast a ballot. Stop the presses, right? Between 75%...
  • New members join Batavia United Way board

    Five new members have joined the Batavia United Way board. Joining the organization are Lisa Hillquist, Cecelia Hoffman, Dawn Larson, Matt Novak and Patty Richardson. Hillquist and Hoffman are both kindergarten teachers with Batavia School District...