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mstith Posted at: 10-06-2015- 12:28 pm

We appreciate the chance to address these claims so we can give current and prospective supporters all the information needed for you to come to your own opinions about United Way and our work locally. Since we can't verify the sources of all of these...

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mstith Posted at: 09-29-2015- 11:40 am

UWCK has a very nice new office- is renovating this building where my donation went?

Operating on a lean budget is very important to us since this is what our donors deserve, and we take great pride in having an overhead rate of 16.4%, which is well below the 35% recommended by the Better Business Bureau.  For many years our team of 3 staff and 4 full-time volunteer AmeriCorps...

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mstith Posted at: 09-22-2015- 9:35 am

What is the difference between United Way Worldwide and United Way of Central Kentucky?

United Way Worldwide is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides training, support, and fundraising relationships for local United Ways like UWCK. Collectively, the United Way network represents the world’s largest nonprofit, raising nearly $6 billion, serving 50 million individuals, and mobilizing 2.6 million...

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mstith Posted at: 09-15-2015- 12:36 pm

How does United Way spend my donation? I’ve heard different stories about how charitable donations go to executive salaries rather than people in need. How is this handled at UWCK?

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sysop Posted at: 01-02-2015- 4:34 am

The ongoing partnership with the National Football League began in 1973 when the NFL and United Way of America came together to discuss the possibility of using the NFL's network contract airtime to promote United Way during game telecasts. NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle recognized the partnership as a viable means of communicating the good works of United Ways while putting faces on a league of players hidden by helmets. National partnerships with over...

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sysop Posted at: 01-02-2015- 12:35 am

United Ways identify and build on community strengths and assets, help individuals and groups with specific community interests find ways to contribute their time and talents, support direct-service programs and community-change efforts, and advocate public-policy changes.All of this is done in collaboration with diverse partners. Depending on the issue and how the community chooses to address it, United Ways work with schools, government agencies,...

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