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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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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