Monthly Archives: November 2014

Ricky Smith brings the hugs to Giving Tuesday

Ricky Smith hugs. Not demure “good to see you” hugs, but full-contact, arms locked, “love to see you” hugs. Like his comedy, his charity work and his personality, Smith’s hugs are in-your-face, premeditated and real. “Hugs and high-fives are the quickest, … Continue reading

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We’re Thankful For…

Every day is filled with reasons to give thanks! And the Thanksgiving holiday is the perfect time to share all the reasons we’re grateful. Here are things our team at United Way of Greater Cleveland and United Way Services of … Continue reading

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The #Unselfie

It’s the hashtag used on social networks to share random acts of kindness and selfless contributions. #Unselfie is also the motivation for #GivingTuesday. Oh, you haven’t heard? Just as Black Friday is the kickoff for holiday shopping, #GivingTuesday launches the … Continue reading

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2-1-1 service is line of defense for veterans in need

Military veterans seeking help from United Way 2-1-1 do not see it, but a special flag literally oversees their conversation. Tim Grealis, United Way of Greater Cleveland Veteran’s Line coordinator, works under a framed U.S. flag that honors his Uncle … Continue reading

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Thank you for supporting Issue 4

Cleveland is enjoying a development and cultural boom, and voters showed they understand how important education is to continuing that momentum. Issue 4 passed with 63 percent of the vote, ensuring continued investment and long-term support for this most crucial … Continue reading

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