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We want information from small, local charities based across the UK to tell us if and how they want to work with the business community. This is part of our strategic consultation, and will allow us to offer the most tailored support possible over the coming years. You can...
Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017
United Way UK is delighted to announce that, as of January 2017, Hannah Bellamy and Jane Hudson-Jones will be leading the organisation as Co-CEOs.Hannah joined United Way UK as full-time CEO in 2014. When she took maternity leave in June 2016, Jane came on board as Interim...
Posted: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
United Way UK is delighted to announce the recipients of 2016’s “Community Impact” grants: Action Tutoring, Beyond Youth, and Doorstep Library.Action Tutoring is an educational charity that supports pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve a meaningful level of...
Posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
In March, Lenovo announced a new corporate responsibility collaboration with United Way that will bring financial and gift-in-kind support to the UK, and improve lives with technology.What will the partnership look like?Lenovo will provide $100K of resources and computer...
Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015
Dear all,We live in a world where the individual has more power than ever before.  They don’t have to work through the state or an institution in the name of the common good or for destruction.It’s a world that feels chaotic and more divided.  But today’s modern technology...
Posted: Monday, January 12, 2015
The economic crises around the world are almost overwhelming. But one of the best investments we can make is in girls – in helping them get educated, healthy and empowered to contribute to their communities.Here are some of the facts:Research finds that when 10% more girls...
Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Brian Gallagher, United Way's CEO, was in Rome last week to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Scholas Occurrentes, an education initiative started by Pope Francis while he was Bishop of Buenos Aires.  Our partnership will focus on connecting schools in country and...
Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Liverpool people are being warned that misplaced generosity could be condemning beggars to an early death. A hard-hitting campaign Your Kindness Could Kill is being launched to advise people not to give money to people begging on the city’s streets. It points that many of...
Posted: Sunday, December 1, 2013

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