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kkurtz Posted at: 09-08-2017- 2:54 pm

It is in times of need that we discover the full impact of a community United. As Hurricanes wreaked havoc on homes and communities across Texas, Louisiana, and Florida, we are reminded of the importance of local United Ways. With our unique position to organize long-term responses and solve community problems, the United Way network is leading efforts to help families from all walks of life who are now facing devastating losses.

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mstith Posted at: 08-30-2017- 9:27 am

 

Local United Ways across Texas and Louisiana are helping communities face the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, offering resources and support wherever they are needed.

It will take all of us working together and showing what it means to LIVE UNITED to help these regions overcome this historic crisis. Here are ways you can help:

DONATE TO RELIEF EFFORTS
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kkurtz Posted at: 10-11-2016- 3:33 pm

Stephanie Hester, Director of Community Impact

When you joined the UWCK team:  March 2015

Hometown:  My dad was in the Air Force and we were stationed at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota for most of my childhood.  He was a security police officer for the underground nuclear silos.  I would consider there and also Willmar, Minnesota where much of my extended family still lives as home too.  But now...

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kkurtz Posted at: 09-30-2016- 10:43 am

Christa Shouse, Office Manager

When did you join the UWCK team: 2012

Hometown: This is hard. I feel like I have a couple of hometowns. The original is Dyer, Indiana, the next is New Haven, Kentucky.

Family: I am an only child, and very close to my parents.  I have been married to my husband Mark for six years, he has brought three wonderful daughters into my life.

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mstith Posted at: 09-30-2016- 10:40 am

Complex community problems and the barriers individuals face don't go away on their own. United Way of Central Kentucky is uniquely positioned to bring together the resources of volunteer talent, funds, advocacy, expertise, businesses, government, and religious leadership to solve community challenges and put families back on a path to self-sufficiency. Take a moment to put yourself in the shoes of our nonprofit partners who work with us to achieve...

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mstith Posted at: 09-30-2016- 8:36 am

Complex community problems and the barriers individuals face don't go away on their own. United Way of Central Kentucky is uniquely positioned to bring together the resources of volunteer talent, funds, advocacy, expertise, businesses, government, and religious leadership to solve community challenges and put families back on a path to self-sufficiency. Take a moment to put yourself in the shoes of our nonprofit partners who work with us to...

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