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Local senior finds old-school social network

Local senior finds old-school social network Dorothy says she never made a good “new kid on the block.” But that was the role she found herself in nearly 5 years ago when, after the deaths of her husband and two sons, she decided to move to Williamson County to be...
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Alternative Spring Break in full swing

Alternative Spring Break in full swing It’s Spring Break in Williamson County, and not just for the locals. Dozens of college students from throughout the U.S. skipped the beach this year to instead make a difference in people’s lives in Williamson County as part of...
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Who decides where the money goes?

Who decides where the money goes? Have you ever wondered who decides where your United Way of Williamson County Community Impact Fund contributions go? Volunteers just like you. People who live and/or work in Williamson County – longtime residents and newcomers;...
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Dial 2-1-1 to find help when you need it

Dial 2-1-1 to find help when you need it Here at United Way of Williamson County, we frequently get phone calls from people needing a helping hand. Maybe they need help caring for an elderly loved one. Maybe they’re having trouble making their utilities payments....

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How to cope with the Holiday Blues

How to cope with the Holiday Blues The holiday season is typically a joyful time of year, but for many it can be a time of emotional struggles. For example, in people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) reduced exposure to sunlight during the shorter winter days...

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5 tips for talking to your children about charity

5 tips for talking to your children about charity As parents, we know our children learn by watching us. That’s why we strive to be role models. We show them how to be generous and compassionate. And while it sometimes may not seem like it, they listen to us, too. In...

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#GivingTuesday kicks off the giving season

#GivingTuesday kicks off the giving season Each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season by taking a day to celebrate and support giving and philanthropy. Since it began, #GivingTuesday has grown into a movement connecting...

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