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Student takes reading to heart, helps Stuff The Bus

Ainsleigh, who will enter eighth grade this fall, is quick to express gratitude for her access to books. “Some kids don’t get the opportunity to get an education,” she says. “I feel very lucky to go to the school I … 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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CWRU students volunteered to help boost literacy for Cleveland second graders

Research spanning more than 10 decades states that students fall behind when they are out of school over the summer. This problem increases for low-income students who lose an average of more than two months in reading progress over the … Continue reading

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Warning! Volunteering with United Way is addicting!

Guest blog post by Melinda McNutt, loaned executive with United Way of Greater Cleveland It is important for us to connect with our volunteers and learn why they choose United Way when they donate their time. Volunteers are the heart … Continue reading

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Finding a corner

The volunteers facing the fence formed a line about 25 feet long. The chest-high black iron line of defense around Cleveland’s Louis Agassiz school stretched about 800 feet. Despite a marked disadvantage in length, the United Way/Cleveland Browns-led crew approached … Continue reading

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Football on Sunday. In the Huddle on Tuesday.

Guest blogger, Jabaal Sheard is a linebacker for the Cleveland Browns and United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Team NFL ambassador. Hometown Huddle! We’re off the field, but yet still driven by team work. It seems like yesterday we built a … Continue reading

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A Home Run for United Way Donors

Guest blogger, Gabe Malemud is a United Way of Greater Cleveland Young Leaders Corporate Chapter Chair at Key Bank and Humanitarian Society Donor. WOW! United Way of Greater Cleveland recently hosted a great appreciation event for members of their Humanitarian Society … Continue reading

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