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This past Tuesday, The Heartland United Way presented a $10,000 grant to Howard County during the St. Paul vs. Ravenna basketball game! The recipients were: CARE Team Centura Backpack Program Howard-Greeley Food Pantry St. Paul Backpack...
Posted at: Thursday, February 09, 2017
TOYS FOR TOTS Volunteers help brighten many families’ Christmas   Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:30 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   Thursday was the first day of winter break for Grand Island Public Schools. For Jackson...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017
GIVING'S LIFE LESSONS Northwest students learning importance of volunteering   Posted: Sunday, December 11, 2016 11:39 pm By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com   The Christmas season is a time of cheer and merriment as families get together...
Posted at: Thursday, January 05, 2017
FAMILIES FEEDING FAMILIES 350 volunteers pack 120,000 meals as part of United Way project   Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2016 10:15 pm By Jeff Bahr   Not only were people supporting a good cause Sunday, but they were enjoying themselves at the same...
Posted at: Monday, October 24, 2016
IMAGINATION BACON Second annual Imagination Bacon sizzles excitement for helping area kids   By Kelli Rollin kelli.rollin@theindependent.com   Sugar, bacon, beer and a helping spirit seemed to fill the Pinnacle Bank Expo Center Saturday night. The...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
$1.4M CAMPAIGN GOAL Heartland United Way seeking to eliminate childhood poverty Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:27 pm | Updated: 11:03 pm, Thu Sep 29, 2016. By Robert Pore   Working hard to reduce childhood poverty in Hall, Hamilton, Howard...
Posted at: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
For United Way, ‘Family Feud’ is good way to start the day   By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com   By competing in a game of “Family Feud” Wednesday morning, two groups of people demonstrated that the path to success is a united way. The game...
Posted at: Thursday, August 18, 2016
WHERE THE MONEY GOES: Tour of Agencies promotes local nonprofits’ causes   Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 9:43 pm By Robert Pore   On Tuesday, the annual Tour of Agencies gave a cross-section of people from the community the opportunity to visit...
Posted at: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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