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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
1-2 Greater Gallatin United Way kidsLINK Afterschool programs will be pilot sites this year for a well-regarded Adaptive Learning tool. LTSEDUATION. White Paper - Learning is not a spectator sport
Monday, July 01, 2013
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Thursday, June 27, 2013
Stigma of poverty a barrier to helping poor Bozeman-area kidsGAIL SCHONTZLER, Chronicle Staff Writer, Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Emilie Matthaei prepares hot lunches of sloppy Joes at Beall Park as part of the Summer Lunch Program, which offer free, healthy meals to all children. Sponsored by the Montana Office of Public Instruction and run by the Human Resource Development Council. While her daughter enjoyed a free lunch of Sloppy Joes in sunny Beall Park, Sara never stopped working.“I do piecework to keep my family going, pay my rent,” said Sara, a 40-year-old, single Bozeman mother of three.Her hands were always busy, folding locally...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Press Release for Sunday Economy SectionBozeman Daily ChronicleMontana Department of Health and Human Services (MT DPHHS) recently award Greater Gallatin United Way kidsLINK Afterschool $95,000 in $5,000 grants for 19 afterschool sites.  Funding from the MOST Project will help increase access to ensure all children are welcome regardless of ability to pay and increase opportunities for parent engagement, bringing families to the program. Through partnerships with multiple school districts, kidsLINK Afterschool keep kids safe after school, foster their academic, physical and social development, and offers support to growing communities. ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
When we see a hundred dollar bill something happens.  It may be all in our head, but it seems to have energy.  It grabs us.  Money is a powerful force.  We’ve all felt its pull. The reason money is so powerful is because it represents our hard work and all the emotional investment we put into our jobs. Having money gives us options, power, security, and pleasure. It boosts our self-esteem and makes others respect us, or so we think. Anything that powerful carries a lot of potential danger. Unchecked, the influence of money can grow until it strangles a person’s heart. The enjoyment of working in fund development is that we have an...
Friday, June 07, 2013
By Hildy Gottlieb, June 2013 My black Lab, Hallie, owned our back yard. She would dig. She would run deep grooves into the grass. Garden after garden fell to Hallie's exploits. Finally, I dug up a plot next to the driveway. And I planted my vegetables in the front yard. That was almost 30 years ago -- two houses ago, a child fully grown and another dog ago. And still, my garden is in the front yard. Tomatoes and okra and basil and zucchini in the summer; lettuce and carrots and peas and broccoli in the desert winter. All in the front yard. Why the front yard? Because my garden makes friends. Since moving into my current home, my front yard...
Thursday, June 06, 2013
How can volunteer READERS help students succeed? Reading and helping children to engage in storytelling is a fun and easy way for a volunteer to support literacy development. This one-page flyer will provide volunteers with quick tips for reading with children and why this makes a difference.Tools & Tips for Reading with Children: Research has shown that children learn best when they are engaged and having fun. United Way has prepared this booklet to help volunteers, parents, caretakers, teachers and others who read with young children make reading more fun and help boost children’s literacy skills and creativity.Recommended Books for...
Friday, April 19, 2013
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ United Way Worldwide, the country's largest privately funded nonprofit, today recognized Wells Fargo with a Summit award for volunteer engagement. Wells Fargo is also recognized for having the largest workplace giving campaign in the U.S. for four years in a row. Wells Fargo team members placed  #1 by raising $60.7 million through Wells Fargo's annual Community Support and United Way Campaign in 2012 — a 23% increase over 2011—resulting in over $75.3 million when combined with the corporate gift. "Wells Fargo's leadership and investment in communities are outstanding," said Brian...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Thanks to the collective efforts of Graduation Matters Gallatin (GMG), Roy Juarez made on impact on Bozeman and Belgrade communities. Roy captivated our community’s attention by sharing his story of neglect, homelessness, and ultimately his achievements.  The dogged belief of his mentor and his own grit propelled Roy to graduate high school and earn a college degree. Approximately 30 people, mostly families, attended the community-wide event held in Belgrade and 50 persons including college students, GMG associates, and educators, attended the evening presentation delivered in MSU’s Student Union.  Roy’s ability to subtly adjust his...

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