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United Way Worldwide

New Group Wants Every Presidential Candidate To Explain How They'll Combat Trafficking

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact

By Stella Dawson WASHINGTON, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - United Way Worldwide, the world's largest charity, has launched a ...

Shaping a Post-2015 Global Education Agenda

Brian Gallagher | Posted 06.22.2015 | Education
Brian Gallagher

Despite the increase in access to education in the region, nearly 29 million primary school aged children were out of school -- accounting for over half of out-of-school youth around the world.

How Top Nonprofit CEOs Turned Passions Into Well-Paying Careers

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Chris Taylor NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - ...

Live Every Day Like It's #GivingTuesday

Stacey D. Stewart | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Stacey D. Stewart

#GivingTuesday is more than a national day of giving; it's a growing movement of nearly 7,000 partners that includes nonprofits, private companies, youth, parents and other members of the community who are committed to making a difference.

Nonprofit Leaders Testify To Keep Charitable Tax Breaks

The Nonprofit Times | Posted 02.15.2013 | Impact

Extending the charitable deduction to all taxpayers – not just itemizers – and allowing donations until April 15 to be counted in the previous tax...

The Case for Building Mentor Capital

Brian Gallagher | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Brian Gallagher

Schools across the country have geared up and welcomed students for another engaging year in the classroom. The start of a new school year is always an exciting time filled with a sense of opportunity. As the leaves turn, students, teachers and parents get a fresh start.

It's Time to Move the Education Debate from Conversation to Action

Brian Gallagher | Posted 08.30.2011 | Impact
Brian Gallagher

Problems start early with two-thirds of American fourth graders who cannot read at grade level and continues to high school with 1.2 million students dropping out each year.

1 Million Volunteer Recruitment Effort Launched To Promote Childhood Literacy

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education

United Way Worldwide officially launched a three-year initiative to recruit 1 million volunteers to promote literacy among children on Tuesday, as par...

Rallying 1 Million Volunteers To Help American Schools

Posted 06.01.2011 | Education

American schools need help. Unfortunately, that's no April Fools' joke. On April 1, United Way launched a campaign to rally 1 million volunteers to g...