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Feed the Children: Making a Difference in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

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When the issue of childhood hunger is discussed, people usually imagine impoverished children in developing countries. But the truth of the matter is millions of children in America face food-insecurity.

As you can imagine, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age, or ethnicity. It doesn’t know if you’re homeless or part of the working class. It can impact anyone.

Yet somehow, the issue of hunger in America has gone largely undetected.

Give Kids The World Village Makes a Difference for the Bravest Kids and Their Families

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Each year 27,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For these children, simple surprises and joys of life are eclipsed by doctors’ visits, hospital stays, medical tests and treatments. The lives of their family members shift to a place of fear and stress. The desire to preserve limited childhood years and creating new memories as a family can seem daunting.

The Quick and Easy Way to Launch Your Company’s Employee Giving Campaign, #GivingTuesday Initiative, or Other Cause Campaign This Fall and During the Holiday Season

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Your organization has grand plans for launching an employee giving campaign this fall. You know your employees are passionate about giving back to the community, and this year you vowed – VOWED – to empower them to support their favorite causes through a workplace giving campaign. But what happened? September is already halfway over. Where did the time go? Is it too late to do something?

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Advocate. Support. Cure.

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Every September, childhood cancer organizations around the world come together in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, with a goal to increase awareness and raise funds for those affected by childhood cancer. According to CureSearch, each year more than 15,000 children in the U.S. alone are diagnosed with cancer.

United Way CEO: ‘When We Come Together, We Can Do Amazing Things to Improve Our Communities’

Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, discusses partnering with and mobilizing the caring power of communities and organizations like Wells Fargo to advance the common good
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Viewpointsinvites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide.

Scanning the news every morning these days presents a grim reminder of the state of the world. Whether it’s bigotry, violence, or the challenges facing hardworking families in struggling neighborhoods, it can feel like today’s problems are too big to tackle.

World Alzheimer’s Day is September 21st

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. According to BrightFocus, over 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias in the world today, and if breakthroughs are not discovered, rates could exceed 152 million by 2050.

Join Christian Appalachian Project’s Grateful Bread Food Pantry Hunger Walk on September 19th

Raise awareness about and support hunger-related issues in Appalachia
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Did you know that of the 13 states that make up the Appalachia, Kentucky has by far the worst poverty rate, and sadly, 20% of Eastern Kentuckians do not know where their next meal is coming from? CAP's Grateful Bread Food Pantry helps feed hundreds of families every month!

Three Challenges You Need to Consider When Disbursing and Safeguarding Employee Workplace Giving Donations

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After employees donate through an employee giving program, then what happens?

The answer to that question begets a slew of other questions that employers need to consider when handling charitable funds from workplace giving programs.

The fact is, processing and disbursing charitable contributions is a complex process, with a number of risks and costs involved that can have significant, long-term ramifications on your business’ bandwidth, budget, and bottom-line.

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Back to School Month: School Supplies, Health and Hunger, and Safety

Build bright futures for students now and all year long!
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As summer draws to a close, students of all ages - from preschool to college - and their teachers are heading back as a new school year begins. Back to school month is about so much more than school supplies though.

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