Monthly Archives: April 2015

Are you #UnitedForFashion?

Do you covet couture? Have a passion for fashion? Channel your inner fashionista and enter to win two general admission tickets to Rock the CATWALK, hosted by the United Way of Greater Cleveland Women’s Leadership Council. This rockin’ runway show takes place Thursday, … Continue reading

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Far from dying

Because I spend my days in the center of the Cleveland dichotomy – a city bursting with renewal in many areas while struggling with critical challenges in many others – I kept an open mind as I read a recent … Continue reading

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Why Volunteer?

Impacting the community through volunteerism is quite powerful. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics more than 62 million people volunteered through or for an organization at least once from September 2013 to September 2014 (Volunteering, 2015). Volunteers give … Continue reading

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A lesson in community

The path to my interaction with United Way began in 1983, when I was 17. My father decided one day he was tired of being a father, and left for parts unknown. It was like a Bruce Springsteen song: He … Continue reading

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