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By Harold Reutter harold.reutter@theindependent.com  Sep 19, 2017   People who gathered for a brainstorming session on ending childhood poverty came up with about a half-dozen categories fighting poverty in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick...
Posted at: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
FFA students give area hungry a hand at Husker Harvest Days By Robert Pore   As thousands enjoyed the 40th year of Husker Harvest Days (HHD) this year, they were reminded of the tremendous technological innovations that help Nebraska farmers and...
Posted at: Monday, September 18, 2017
United Way to hold September brainstorming sessions in advance of November ‘Poverty Summit’   By Harold Reutter harold.reutter@theindependent.com  Sep 9, 2017   The Heartland United Way is planning a Poverty Summit on Friday, Nov. 3.   But before...
Posted at: Friday, September 15, 2017
Posted at: Friday, June 30, 2017
Day of Action aims for more reading, better futures   By Elizabeth Rembert elizabeth.rembert@theindependent.com  Jun 21, 2017   Bonnie Hinkle led Jacki Caldwell’s second-grade class in a chorus of "yums" and "ews" as the Grand Island school board...
Posted at: Thursday, June 22, 2017
By NBC Nebraska | Posted: Wed 6:48 AM, Jun 21, 2017            GRAND ISLAND, Neb. - Children in Hall, Hamilton, Howard and Merrick Counties will have more books available for them to read.   The Heartland United Way plans to install the first of...
Posted at: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Go Big Give shatters records at more than $600,000   By Robert Pore robert.pore@theindependent.com  May 4, 2017    The recently completed storm shelter/safe room at the Head Start Child and Family Development Program in Grand Island is a dream...
Posted at: Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Heartland United Way is celebrating its 70th year by honoring community members for their support.   The organization had its 70th annual meeting on Thursday at Riverside Golf Club.   Officials announced that total campaign dollars raised for...
Posted at: Monday, March 27, 2017

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