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Thursday, March 13, 2014
One of the most common criticisms leveled at millennials is the claim that we're selfish and shallow, and I've never been able to understand that. This is, after all, the generation which witnessed "going green" become a basic expectation, and which has made terms like "social justice" commonplace. Read more here Blog Credit: Gordon Brown
Friday, February 7, 2014
It’s tax season! United Way of Northwest Alabama has teamed up with the University of North Alabama to offer free tax services to households earning less than $52,000 per year with one or more children, or for households earning less than $20,000 per year with no children. For those who are interested in this service, can set up an appointment by...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Every child deserves someone to look up to. If you think back on your childhood, you can find at least one person that made an impact in your life and how that person molded and shaped you in some way. Unfortunately, for many of our children today, they have no one to create an atmosphere that will create a better tomorrow for them. This is...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Bundle up! This winter season Mother Nature is being anything but nice to us.  But for the inconvenience this may cause many of us, think how it must be for those who have no shelter at all. With recent highs in the upper 20s and lows in the single digits, places like the Salvation Army, located at 1601 Huntsville Road, are filled to capacity...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
"While many begin the holiday season focused on Cyber Monday, I encourage you to kick-start your giving season with #GivingTuesday – a national campaign to transform the Tuesday after Thanksgiving into a day of charitable giving. Nonprofit organizations across the country are working together to build attention and momentum for this beautiful...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
  There are many ways you can get involved this holiday season, including helping out with programs such as Toys 4 Tots and the Angel Tree.  Programs like Toys 4 Tots and Angel Tree are great opportunities to change up the normal holiday routine and give back to your community. This is the perfect time to add new traditions and memories into the...
Friday, September 27, 2013
Fall is now fully in gear and with the month of September quickly coming to an end; many of you are focused on school, football, and cooler weather—but what about the 2nd Annual Zombie 5K and Undeadly Dash?  Fall also happens to be host of the scariest holiday of them all—All Hallow’s Eve!  While there are many things that we like to participate...
Thursday, September 5, 2013
What’s the point of throwing away perfectly good gently used items, when you can donate those items to charity? Every year you may find yourself getting the urge to toss everything you own and start new. When these urges occur, why not donate? Charity is an important part in every community. Lucky for us, there are numerous ways you can...

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