United Way and Nest’s Power Project to Provide Energy Assistance With ‘Keep Your Neighbors Warm’ Campaign

United Way Worldwide announced today that it is partnering with Nest, a leading manufacturer of smart home products—including thermostats—for “Keep your Neighbors Warm,” a campaign that supports United Way’s efforts to provide energy assistance through the critical 2-1-1 service in communities nationwide. “Keep Your Neighbors Warm” is part of Nest’s Power Project, a platform backed by Google’s sustainability initiatives that is aimed at helping low to moderate income customers dealing with high-energy costs. Those who wish to donate should visit Nest.com/powerproject, or text WARMTH to 40403. Energy assistance ranks as…

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Kellogg’s® Froot Loops® Partners with United Way to Join the Fight Against Bullying in Honor of National Friendship Day

In honor of National Friendship Day on Sunday, Aug. 5, United Way of King County and United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region are collaborating with Kellogg’s® Froot Loops® to promote anti-bullying, launching its United to Be Kind program.  Throughout the week of Aug. 6, attendees at United Way of King County’s Summer Meals program and United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region will participate in activities and conversations that embrace uniqueness, individuality and friendship. Approximately 21 percent of students ages 12-18 experience bullying, according to…

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United Way Worldwide and Wells Fargo Team up to Address Unemployment and Strengthen Communities

United Way Worldwide have announced an $18 million gift from Wells Fargo & Company to support United Way’s efforts to fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community by helping one million people find jobs that allow them to better support their families and strengthen their communities, within five years. Jobs are vital cornerstones of healthy families and communities. Unfortunately, across society, too many people – particularly young people – lack the skills and training needed for the jobs of the 21st century. According…

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Wells Fargo Launches Holiday Food Bank Program With $5 Million Donation to United Way

Wells Fargo & Company today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program to make more meals possible in communities this holiday season. Working with United Way Worldwide to create a long-term, high impact program that will support hunger-related causes in our local communities, Wells Fargo donated an additional $5 million grant to the United Way in support of this effort. According to a recent Wells Fargo study 1, 83 percent of people are more likely to donate food this season if they could do it at…

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