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United Way

November 14, 2018
Presents for kids who were adopted through the United Way's Adopt-A-Family Christmas gifts program last year were piled high in the United Way office. About 650 kids received gifts through the program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press file photo)
United Way fundraising on rise: But needs of public also increasing
November 14, 2018 - 5:16pm
November 7, 2018
Community news
November 7, 2018 - 5:27pm
October 10, 2018
Kris Chisholm
Car care program names new leader
October 10, 2018 - 7:53am
September 30, 2018
Audrey Behrens (left) and Kendall Brickweg (right) of the United Way serve a chili with a fishing theme to Jeff Dunn and Mickey Larson during the United Way Chili Cook-Off at the Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria last year. (File photo)
Community news
September 30, 2018 - 7:15am
September 10, 2018
Penny Stender, who is a member of Calvary Lutheran Church and works for Bremer Bank, straightens cans of pasta that were bagged up Sunday morning for Backpack Attack. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press)play button
Working together to fight hunger (w/ video)
September 10, 2018 - 2:32pm
August 29, 2018
In the Know: Volunteers show our community cares
August 29, 2018 - 11:51am
August 16, 2018
Grants boost diversity, transportation, nonprofits
August 16, 2018 - 8:13am
June 14, 2018
Volunteers help prepare items for distribution at a United Way food drop. (Contributed)
In the Know: When school ends, hunger begins
June 14, 2018 - 8:39am
June 7, 2018
Traveling Tree House is ready to roll
June 7, 2018 - 4:20pm
May 29, 2018
Fight to end local hunger starts today
May 29, 2018 - 1:52pm
March 28, 2018
Community members serve as volunteers on the United Way allocation panels that make recommendations about how to invest local dollars in programs. (Contributed)
IN THE KNOW: People helping people
March 28, 2018 - 2:50pm
January 18, 2018
Advocates say homelessness is growing problem in Douglas County
January 18, 2018 - 11:01am
January 11, 2018
IN THE KNOW: Taking action in the new year
January 11, 2018 - 8:23am
December 15, 2017
United Way staff members (left to right) Jen Jabas, Kris Chisholm and Kendall Brickweg organize gifts donated to the Adopt-A-Family program. This year, the United Way adopted 245 families. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Better to give: United Way Adopt-A-Family program grows
December 15, 2017 - 9:08am
December 11, 2017
Pastor Rick Martin restocks the Free Little Pantry outside the Alexandria First Free Methodist Church. He estimates the pantry serves 3 to 4 people some days and 15-20 people other days. Anyone is welcome to take from it.
 (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Filling a niche: Free Little Pantry dispenses food, toiletries around the clock
December 11, 2017 - 12:31pm