Tents, tents, everywhere tents…

I don’t know about you but it sure seems like I’m seeing more and more people in our community struggling with homelessness.  I’m particularly struck by the number of tents that I see – under bridges, on sidewalks, set-up on greenbelts, and on and on. Of course, the problem isn’t that there are a lot…

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Volunteer Where It’s Needed: Surprise! It’s in Your Own Neighborhood.

Guest blogger Lisa Wolf works in Community Development at Washington Federal. She currently sits on the Emerging Leader Marketing Committee and was a United Way Loaned Executive in 2013. Check out Washington Federal’s blog about their Day of Caring fun too! I love to clean. And I love to help people. So when I was…

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The Transformative Power of a Haircut

Guest blogger Jordan McKerney is the Senior Communications Specialist at Russell Investments and also volunteers at United Way on the Emerging Leader Marketing Committee. Read on to hear about her experience at the Community Resource Exchange. Several years ago, I had the chance to volunteer at the Community Resource Exchange at the guest intake tables….

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