One of the world’s largest and most successful community volunteer organizations fanned out across the Baltimore area Wednesday for what is called a “Day of Action.”
Scores of volunteers around the state took a day off to give back. It’s part of the United Way’s annual day of action. For students at one school, the service day comes with a free gift.
A project to end homelessness in Baltimore draws more than a thousand people to the Convention Center downtown.
Those who get donated food into the hands of the needy get discouraged this time every year. The United Way is stepping in to ask for help.
Child-care centers, soup kitchens and a volunteer fire association are among the recipients of $5 million in Superstorm Sandy relief announced by the United Way of New York City.
Don and Marty had “Coffee With” country music singer Josh Turner. Gigi Barnett welcomed the United Way to “Manic Monday.”
Jessica Kartalija and Bernadette Woods had “Coffee With” Vonta Leach. Ron Matz had “People Are Talking” about the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
The United Way of the National Capital Area says it plans to award about $1.75 million to nonprofit groups in the Washington area.
With budgets still tight, one Washington County agency has decided not to compete for dwindling nonprofit dollars but to support the area’s approximately 500 not-for-profit groups with precious human capital instead.
A federal judge has sentenced a former employee of United Way of Central Maryland to nearly four years in prison in a plot to steal more than $375,000 in donations.
A Baltimore woman has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with a scheme to steal more than $375,000 from the United Way of Central Maryland.
A stunning case of theft could land a woman in federal prison for decades. She’s accused of stealing almost half a million dollars from the United Way, which funds programs for the needy across Maryland.