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Student finds new outlook in school and in life

Student finds new outlook in school and in life When 16-year-old Jane* started the school year, she had academic troubles, friend troubles, boy troubles, and family troubles. “There did not seem to be one aspect of her life that she was happy with,” said Mary* a...
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Can’t afford a lawyer? Find out what help is available.

Can’t afford a lawyer? Find out what help is available. In an ideal world, everyone would have immediate access to the resources they needed and everyone would be treated fairly and well. But that’s not always the case in reality. Sometimes the law can help, but it...
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Who’s eligible for the EITC?

Who’s eligible for the EITC? Workers may get a larger tax refund this year because of the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit. But to get it, you must file a tax return and claim it. Friday marks the 12th anniversary of EITC Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase...
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Who’s eligible for the EITC?

Who’s eligible for the EITC? Workers may get a larger tax refund this year because of the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit. But to get it, you must file a tax return and claim it. Friday marks the 12th anniversary of EITC Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase...

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What is the United Way Caring Club?

What is the United Way Caring Club? What is United Way of Williamson County’s Caring Club? It’s a way for us and local business partners to thank you for investing with us to build better lives throughout the community. Our mission is to improve people’s lives by...

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Creating better futures by mentoring

Creating better futures by mentoring As we celebrate National Mentoring Month this January, you may wonder why mentoring is so important. A single observation from the late author and speaker, Zig Ziglar, sums it up nicely. “A lot of people have gone further than they...

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Group offers support for teen survivors of suicide loss

Group offers support for teen survivors of suicide loss Losing a loved one is arguably the most difficult experience we’ll have to face in our lives. When we lose a loved one to suicide, though, that grief is often complicated by feelings such as guilt, stigma, and...

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Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Bank Director

Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Bank Director Bank Director, a 2016 recipient of United Way of Williamson County's Most Creative Campaign Award and Greatest Participation Award, continued their tradition of creativity and engagement this year. The company divided into 4...

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Caring for caregivers

Caring for caregivers Caring for a child with special needs involves a variety of challenges. Often, people recognize the emotional and financial toll that it can take, but few realize the physical challenges for caregivers. A typical day involves bending, lifting and...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips From the candy to the costumes, it’s no wonder Halloween is a fall favorite of many families. And although the holiday poses its own special set of dangers, you can keep it fun and safe by taking a few simple safety precautions. 1.    Plan the...

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