United Way and Truist Partner With First National Youth Poet Laureate to Spread Message of Unity

At a time when America is confronting historic health, social and economic upheaval, a new television and social media advertising campaign by United Way and Truist Financial Corporation, one of the nation’s largest financial services companies, aims to spark hope and optimism for the future, and the importance of working United to build stronger communities. The campaign features an original poem, “Live United,” penned by America’s inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, and inspired by United Way and all that can be achieved when we unite for our…

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Valpak and United Way Launch “United to Strengthen Our Local Communities” Campaign

Valpak®, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded charity, announced today that they will partner on a nationwide, multi-platform campaign, “United to Strengthen Our Local Communities.” The campaign is intended to increase brand awareness, engagement and fundraising for United Way through the integration of a robust direct mail and digital advertising campaign. The campaign will feature an integrated promotional package that will showcase United Way’s 132-yearold brand on Valpak’s iconic Blue Envelope of savings, reaching nearly 36 million households nationwide…

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Walmart Commits Funds to Feeding America, the Coast Guard Foundation and the United Way to Assist Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

Walmart committed $300,000 to support Feeding America’s Shutdown Response Fund, the United Way’s United for U.S. Fund and the Coast Guard Foundation, providing much-needed assistance to each of these organizations that are all experiencing an increase in demand for their services, particularly in areas hardest hit by the government shutdown. “As the government shutdown continues, many impacted workers have turned to support organizations to help put meals on tables, pay utility bills and even cover healthcare costs,” said Dan Bartlett, executive vice president of corporate affairs for Walmart. “While our…

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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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