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Tag: Volunteer

Lose Yourself…in the Census

If I had to guess, I’d assume that before this moment you probably wouldn’t see an immediate connection between Eminem lyrics from nearly 20 years...

How will you give this #GivingTuesday?

You roasted a turkey. You savored mashed potatoes and pie. You watched football, created new memories with friends and family, and shopped ‘til you dropped. ...

Character Challenge

INTRODUCING THE 2019-2020 CHARACTER CHALLENGE Character Playbook, United Way, and the National Football League are challenging you to complete a service project in your local...

Celebrating the Power of Partnership

Change isn’t something we create all on our own, especially when the goal of the change is as complex and multi-faceted as ending poverty. It...

Read Across America Week sends Second Quarter for Literacy into overtime

To win any game, you need more than a single solid play. You need a training program to build on the strengths of each player,...

Fueled for Success

Pencils, erasers, notebooks, markers. Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list. But...

Thank You to Our 2017-18 Annual Awards Honorees

One of the great privileges of my job is having the opportunity to personally thank so many of our region’s most committed and generous United...

Your most important to-do this week.

An invitation can be powerful. It opens doors, makes connections and creates a sense of belonging that relationships and communities need to thrive. Before I...

Difference makers, game-changers and hand raisers step up to the mic at StorySlam

We’re gearing up to celebrate National Volunteer Week next week, and with it comes one of our most inspiring events of the year: our Greater...

GPCVC Members Honored at first Annual Member Awards + Celebration

Every day, volunteers strengthen our local communities. Whether painting the hallways of schools, helping young families file their taxes or offering their time and leadership...