United Way of Central Alabama seeks to fill manager positions supporting veterans and Meals on Wheels

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United Way of Central Alabama believes that their employee talent is among one of their greatest assets necessary to build a social movement to improve people’s lives and advance the common good of our community. That is why United Way is committed to attracting, developing, retaining and creating careers for diverse talent and leadership who will work interdependently toward accomplishing their goals in Central Alabama.

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Brennan’s Story: How the Bold Goals Coalition and United Way of Central Alabama aids progress in education, health and financial independence for many in the community

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Brennan (right) with an intervention math teacher who was hired through Bold Goals Coalition. Photo via United Way

Did you know that by fifth grade, summer learning loss can cause some students to fall up to three years behind in school? In addition, it is estimated that by the year 2020, over 60% of the jobs in Alabama will require some form of post-secondary education. These numbers can seem scary at first glance, but learning about how United Way of Central Alabama’s Bold Goals Coalition program can help.

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United Way of Central Alabama seeks to fill Community Grant Writer, Fund Administrator and IT positions. Learn more.

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United Way of Central Alabama believes that their employee talent is among one of their greatest assets necessary to build a social movement to improve people’s lives and advance the common good of our community. That is why United Way is committed to attracting, developing, retaining and creating careers for diverse talent and leadership who will work interdependently toward accomplishing their goals in Central Alabama.

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Who determines how United Way of Central Alabama allocates funds from its annual campaign? An inside look at the process.

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United Way VAT members at the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

Have you ever wondered how United Way of Central Alabama distributes the money raised through its annual campaign?

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United Way and Community Foundation offer ways to support Hurricane Florence relief

Hurricane Florence. Photo via the National Weather Service

The United Way of Central Alabama and the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham have identified several ways Birmingham area residents can support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts.

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United Way of Central Alabama seeks to fill Director of Grants Management and administrative support positions. Learn more.

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Find out the 3 things Alan Register aims to accomplish with the 2018 United Way of Central Alabama Campaign

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Regions Bank Executive Vice President and 2018 United Way of Central Alabama Campaign Chairman Alan Register visiting volunteers at Meals on Wheels. Photo courtesy of United Way

On Wednesday, September 6, United Way of Central Alabama will kick-off its 2018 campaign at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center downtown (tickets can be purchased – HERE). The campaign is how United Way generates the funds needed to support essential, life-changing services that are delivered to tens of thousands of people.

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United Way of Central Alabama seeks to fill key administrative support positions. Learn more.

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We believe that our employee talent is among one of our greatest assets necessary to build a social movement to improve people’s lives and advance the common good of our community. That is why United Way is committed to attracting, developing, retaining and creating careers for diverse talent and leadership who will work interdependently toward accomplishing our goals in Central Alabama.

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United Way 2-1-1 Connects Central Alabama never takes a day off to help people in need

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United Way 2-1-1 Connects Central Alabama. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama.

Falling on hard times happens when you least expect it. You lose your job and can’t pay the rent or the electric bill. You need shelter after a storm or tornado damages your home. There is a crisis in your life, and you just need someone to talk to. You desperately need help. That’s when you call the United Way 2-1-1 Connects Central Alabama.

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United Way of Central Alabama ranks 4th nationally with most consecutive top 4-star ratings at Charity Navigator

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Meals on Wheels is one of United Way of Central Alabama’s programs. Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama

United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) has earned its 16th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. As a result of this year’s rating, UWCA moved up to fourth place on Charity Navigator’s Top 10 list of charities with the most 4-star ratings.

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Broad Birmingham regional coalition is getting serious about workforce development and job growth

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This week, the Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama’s Workforce Action Network released a major report and launched a public engagement campaign focused on aligning education, economic development and workforce development to increase job growth in the Greater Birmingham seven-county region.

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United Way of Central Alabama has launched a donation site to help tornado victims in five counties

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Patterson Hall, a dorm on the Jacksonville State University campus damaged by the E-3 tornado. Photo by Pete Conroy.

In Bham Now’s  story about the Jacksonville State University tornadoes earlier this week, we told our readers we would provide additional information about where you can donate funds to support not only Jacksonville, but other tornado/storm impacted areas such as Cullman and communities throughout Central and Northeast Alabama. 

The United Way of Central Alabama has stepped forward to help

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