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  United Way of Kandiyohi County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
But United Way believes in the concept of investing in federation of agencies to ensure a variety of services are available regardless of their public popularity.
Almost all United Way agencies provide service on a sliding fee scale so that those who are able to pay for the services do so while those who are less able to pay are not denied services because of their financial situation.
United Way funds are directed to those programs of the organization that serve the community.
www.unitedwaykc.org /Page.cfm?PageID=19   (1428 words)

 Sioux City United Way: FAQs
United Way is the best way to give, but not the only way to give to those causes you support.
United Way of Siouxland is a local, non-profit organization accountable to the local community--not to United Way of America or any other group.
United Way of America is the national service and training center, supporting its 2,100 independent members with national services that include advertising, training, corporate relations, research, networks, and government relations.
www.unitedwaysiouxland.com /FAQs/Index.cfm   (970 words)

 United Way
United Way distributes, as part of its annual report, a condensed version of its financials each year and welcomes questions and comments from donors and the general public regarding any aspect of our fund raising, funds distributions or management.
United Way holds in the highest regard an individual’s right to choose the programs, agencies and causes he or she wishes to support or not support.
United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley is governed by its Board of Directors, comprised of local business and community leaders, and assisted by more than 500 volunteers from the local community.
www.unitedwayglv.org /?tabId=78   (3343 words)

 United Way
United Way of America is the national organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement in making measurable impact in every community across America.
United Way of America invests in the programs and services that strengthen the ability of local United Ways to identify and build a coalition around a set of community priorities and measure success based on community impact.
United Way of America is a leader in research in such areas as philanthropy, the nonprofit sector and social and economic trends.
www.wrightwayinc.com /html/united_way.html   (194 words)

 United Way of Stanly County
United Way of Stanly County also assists nonprofit agencies in recruiting and training volunteers and provides volunteer resources in the area of management and technical assistance, training and board leadership.
United Way of Stanly County; at (704) 982-6916.
The United Way of Stanly County is one of the most cost-efficient United Ways in the countries.
www.unitedwayofstanlycounty.org /faq.htm   (1389 words)

 United Way of Dutchess County Hurricane Katrina
United Way will be working with many others in the community to assess the damage as soon as it's safe to do so, and then we'll be able to begin to see what resources will be needed to begin the rebuilding process.
Since United Ways are committed to long-term positive changes in community conditions, for most their primary role will be to be a leader in the long-term recovery of the community - the work that goes on for months and often years after a disaster strikes.
United Way of America's role is to work with our national partners to mobilize resources of all kinds and get them into communities at the appropriate time to be best used.
www.unitedwaydutchess.org /HurricaneKatrina.htm   (490 words)

 United Way of Central Georgia
United Way is a local, autonomous, nonprofit organization "owned" by the contributors and the volunteers that provide its support.
United Way of Central Georgia takes no position on the membership policy of The Boy Scouts of America and we have a long-standing policy prohibiting discrimination on the part of United Way or agencies and programs funded by United Way as determined by federal, state, and local laws.
To qualify for consideration as a United Way member agency, an agency must be recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, led by a volunteer Board of Directors, and provide human services to residents in United Way of Central Georgia's regional operating territory.
www.unitedwaycg.org /faq.cfm   (1174 words)

 Lebanon United Way - Frequently Asked Questions
United Way is a volunteer system designed to identify and anticipate community needs, develop plans to address those needs, and raise the financial resources to do so.
United Way of Lebanon County does believe in giving every member of the community the opportunity to hear about the needs of the community and the opportunity to help address those needs, if they so desire.
United Way of Lebanon County is an independent, autonomous organization governed strictly by a local 39 member Board of Directors who make all decisions about what we do and how we do ti.
www.unitedwaylebco.org /faq.htm   (741 words)

 United Way
Each United Way has an independent Board and staff and is guided by and accountable to members of its local community.
In 1987, local United Way research showed that donors wanted assurances that their contributions were making a difference in people's lives.
Today United Way of Schenectady County is a pioneer in "outcome funding." Read more about outcome funding in our Community Impact section.
www.unitedwayschenectady.org /about   (552 words)

 United Way | History
In its role, United Way was responsible for assisting ACOG with the selection of torchbearers, organizing community celebrations to greet the arrival of the Olympic Flame, and coordinating volunteers for those functions.
United Way of America and the United Way system were asked by the organizers of the Presidents' Summit for America's Future to join with them in leading the selection process for the 1,400 delegates from 140 cities across the nation.
United Ways and the NFL celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their unique partnership and the longest-running sports/charity public service announcement campaign of its kind.
www.unitedwaysml.org /history.html   (1483 words)

 United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
As we approach the end of 2006, we look back at a year of the great work and accomplishments for our United Way and community partners.
We think of lives changed – families that have greater hope for their health and well being, children who are learning at a young age and falling in love with reading, seniors who are living independently and with dignity.
United Way partner agencies are choosing the way to a better life for many and a better community for all.
www.unitedway-pdx.org   (311 words)

 United Way of Southeast Alaska - Quick Facts
United Way of America is a trade association for United Ways.
United Way of Southeast Alaska chooses to belong to and purchase services from the national organization.
United Way is interested in partnering with health and social service agencies in Southeast Alaska that address our four key areas of care, and that meet our standards for effective management.
www.unitedwayseak.org /FAQs.htm   (1047 words)

 United Way - Eagle River Valley
United Way of America is the national service and training center for local United Ways.
United Way of America provides to local United Way's: national promotions/NFL partnership advertising; name recognition, trademark and logo; research on national giving trends; volunteer and staff training; national database and network for exchange of information; and a unified voice in national government relations.
United Way of America is a professional trade association and does not raise or distribute funds.
unitedwayeaglerivervalley.org /whatis.cfm   (177 words)

 United Way of Northeast Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The United Way of Northeast Georgia is an independent, non-profit agency, governed by a board of directors of local volunteers.
The Stephens County United Way Campaign is administered by United Way of Northeast Georgia.
Dues paid to United Way of America allow it to provide a variety of services including: data collection, staff and volunteer education and training, national advertising, a dialogue on national issues, and relationships with national corporations.
www.unitedwaynega.org /source/who4.cfm   (792 words)

 United Way FAQs
United Way is the most effective way to direct your charitable donations to caring and well-run community programs.
Crow Wing County United Way is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors responsible for establishing the strategic direction of the organization to effectively impact critical community needs.
At United Way, we respect those commitments yet ask that you consider the rest of the community where local needs are significant.
www.unitedwaynow.org /faq.html   (895 words)

 Facts About United Way
United Way of America's 80-year history is built on the proven effectiveness of local organizations helping people in their own communities.
In United Way of Central Virginia's 2005 campaign, $3.5 million was raised – the biggest increase over the previous year since 2000.
Because of the vast network of volunteers, administrative expenses for the United Way of Central Virginia is less than 15 percent of all funds raised.
www.unitedwaycv.org /pages/facts.htm   (232 words)

 United Way of America
The relationship between the Wiregrass United Way and the United Way of America is often misunderstood.
United Way of America is the trade association that owns the copyright to the name "United Way" and the logo that is associated with that name.
The Wiregrass United Way actively continues the relationship with the UWA, due to the donations that come to area that would not be available otherwise.
www.wuw.org /uwa.html   (467 words)

 UWMD: Early Childhood Education Experts Meet at United Way of Metropolitan Dallas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
United Ways of Texas Vice President of Public Policy Jason Sabo spoke on early childhood education as economic development and facilitated a question-and-answer session featuring a diverse group of early childhood education experts.
Although the forum was the first of its kind, it was not the beginning, nor was it the ending of United Way's early childhood movement in Dallas.
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' public policy committee has identified early childhood education as a tier one priority and the Women's Leadership Council has adopted early childhood education as their primary focus.
www.unitedwaydallas.org /News/Articles/DISDInitiative.htm   (463 words)

 United Way of Fulton County Home Page
ur United Way was created in 1990 by the consolidation of the Community Chest's of the two population centers in the county.
Therefore, the United Way of Fulton County was born.
While the United Way of Fulton County is an independent chartered corporation (501(c)(3), we maintain close contact with the United Way of America for training, guidance and support.
www.unitedwayfultoncounty.org   (287 words)

 United Way of Lapeer County
United Way of America Launches Born Learning Campaign - United Way, the Ad Council and Civitas have launched the Born Learning public engagement campaign to help parents and family / friend caregivers create early learning opportunities for young children.
We realize that the way to affect lasting change is to join with human service agencies, volunteers and business and civic leaders to determine our community's most critical social needs.
United Way is at the forefront of building partnerships, forging consensus and maximizing resources to address critical needs in communities across America.
www.unitedwaylapeer.org   (296 words)

 United Way of North Carolina
United Way of North Carolina is a statewide organization providing member support services to 63 local and independent United Ways covering 85 counties in North Carolina.
United Way of North Carolina’s vision is to position North Carolina United Ways as the charities of choice, the critical links that bring people and organizations together to build stronger, healthier communities.
United Way of North Carolina received grant funding from United Way of America to research and produce information gained and lessons learned from United Way community involvement following the flooding from hurricanes Frances and Ivan that ravaged western North Carolina in the fall of 2004.
www.unitedwaync.org /index.htm   (243 words)

 United Way of Southeast Alaska
United Way of Southeast Alaska is very grateful to be a part of making a difference by bringing those with a variety of perspectives to the table to take action on important community issues.
United Way is able to bring many resources together, which allows for increased success in our community programs.
The United Way of Southeast Alaska is committed to strengthening our local communities by promoting effective service and connecting community members to volunteer opportunities that will have the greatest impact.
www.unitedwayseak.org   (538 words)

 The United Way of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The United Way of America is a coalition of charitable organizations that has traditionally pooled efforts in fund raising.
Because of this, United Way organizations typically suffer from an administrational overhead of 10%-20% instead of 5%-15% that many other well-known charities have.
United Way has made public that it doesn't support such measures, but has been slow to react on reports by employees that were coerced in such a way.
www.unitedwayoprffp.org   (437 words)

 United Way of Long Island
In response to the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina throughout the Gulf Coast states, United Way of America has established the United Way Hurricane Katrina Response Fund to address immediate needs of the victims and the long-term recovery.
United Way of Long Island joins this effort in encouraging Long Islanders to give to this national fund as 100 percent of the money collected will be sent to the local United Ways in the impacted areas.
The United Ways throughout the Gulf Coast region are mobilizing to help lead response and recovery efforts by working hard to identify the most serious needs of devastated communities.
www.unitedwayli.org /newsletterDetails.asp?newsletter_id=24   (398 words)

 UWMD: United Way News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Due to the tens of thousands of individuals and families affected by Hurricane Katrina, the Red Cross, The Salvation Army and United Way are working together in key areas of immediate disaster relief and recovery.
United Way of America is the national organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement in making a measurable impact in every community across America by focusing on the root causes of the most serious problems.
If you are interested in donating to the United Way Hurricane Response and Recovery Fund, visit www.unitedway.org or call 1-800-272-4630.
www.unitedwaydallas.org /News/UnitedWayNews/UWAArticle092605.htm   (725 words)

 United Way of New York City
United Way of New York City, Women United in Philanthropy, and Macy's Downtown Brooklyn present "Come Home to Brooklyn - a special evening to celebrate community leaders." View photos...
United Way of New York City, the New York Giants and New York Jets head out to the community for the 8th annual Hometown Huddle.
United Way of New York City honors outstanding community, corporate, and government partners at its 2006 Community Action Awards.
www.unitedwaynyc.org   (125 words)

 United Way of America
UWA has an application process for local United Ways and private individuals to request mileage for people in their communities.
Responding to a call from the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, UWA presented two round-trip tickets through Delta's SkyWish program for the woman and her husband to fly to Seattle for treatment.
And two additional family members received transportation when the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta and its volunteers identified two people willing to donate directly to the family, respectively, 25,000 Delta frequent flyer miles and a full fare ticket.
www.ideafinder.com /guest/madlist/amd-unitedway.htm   (643 words)

 United Way of Montgomery, Radford and Floyd:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
United Way of Montgomery,Radford and Floyd (UWMRF) is a local community-based, voluntary, non-profit charity that partners with businesses, individuals, community volunteers, local charities and others to impact human service provision to people in need in Montgomery, Radford and Floyd.
Your United Way is a local, independent organization governed by a Board of Directors composed of volunteers from our local community.
The United Way is audited each year by an independent certified public accounting firm and financial statements are available on request.
www.unitedwaynrv.org /FAQ/Default.asp?TOCID=2036017752   (1039 words)

 United Way of New Canaan
A. United Ways are independent operations that set their own policies and handle their own finances.
This was an issue that was limited to the operations of the United Way of America, which is completely unrelated to the well-managed United Way of New Canaan.
A. The United Way of New Canaan has responded to identified needs in the community with the establishment of the Senior Center of New Canaan, the New Canaan Youth Commission, The Teen Center, Saturdays STARS, the Touch A Life Fund, and ACCESS New Canaan to name a few.
www.unitedwaynewcanaan.org /faq.htm   (568 words)

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