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  Toys for Tots helps families celebrate the holidays   By Julie Blum julie.blum@theindependent.com  Dec 20, 2018    Thousands of children will have presents to unwrap thanks to the annual Toys for Tots program.   Tables full of toys, stuffed...
Posted at: Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Lincoln Elementary pilot school in new CommUNITY Schools effort By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com    Teachers and parents agree that Lincoln Elementary School is already a community. From now on, it will be even more of a hub.   A new...
Posted at: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
By Carissa Soukup carissa.soukup@theindependent.com      While there are 12 days of Christmas, 12 days before Christmas, Heartland United Way held their 12 Keys of Christmas Car Giveaway and gave the Heartland United Way campaign announcement.   Tom...
Posted at: Friday, December 14, 2018
AGI-MFS continues giving tradition By Julie Blum julie.blum@theindependent.com   After years of practice, the employees at AGI-MFS/York/Stormor/Brownie had an annual holiday tradition down pat.   For the 15th year, workers at the local company...
Posted at: Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Heartland United Way’s “12 Keys of Christmas Car Giveaway” will be hosted by Tom Dinsdale Automotive on Thursday, Dec. 13, where one lucky Heartland United Way donor will win a new car.   The event begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 7, with the winner of...
Posted at: Friday, December 07, 2018
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - Heartland United Way held their annual Dine United event where participating restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to local shelters.   Food pantries and shelters in Hall, Howard, Hamilton, Merrick county will...
Posted at: Monday, November 19, 2018
Speaker shares advice on how to attract, and keep, volunteers By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com  Oct 23, 2018 Updated 16 hrs ago       To hold on to volunteers, organizations should let those people know they’re valued, make their work...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Doughnuts delivered to the door Motorists headed to work receive free doughnuts, courtesy of United Way By Jeff Bahr jeff.bahr@theindependent.com  11 hrs ago    Early Wednesday morning, many Grand Islanders had their trip to work brightened by the...
Posted at: Thursday, October 18, 2018

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