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kkurtz Posted at: 01-09-2018- 10:04 am

How can you think about saving for the future when you have student loan debt, a car loan, credit cards or maybe all of these?  Saving for the future may be an idea that is hard to digest but it is one that is important to consider.  You may have dreams…of travel, getting married, or buying your own home.  Starting to save today will help you realize those dreams in the future.

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mstith Posted at: 01-02-2018- 5:26 pm

Right about now, many of us are making the same New Year’s resolutions we made a year ago. Eat better. Exercise more. And so on.

Not inspired? Try linking your desire to improve your life with your ability to improve someone else’s life. Consider these common New Year’s resolutions and how volunteering can help you keep them.

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mstith Posted at: 12-27-2017- 4:45 pm

United Way understands how important it is to choose the right organization to donate your hard-earned dollars. As you prepare to make any type of charitable gift, we urge you to consider these recommendations:

1. View Your Donation as an Investment
Any gift to a charity should be seen as an investment, and you want to invest in a charity that will make a major impact on its recipients while also giving you personal...

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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.

While disasters...

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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
The most effective...

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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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