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How do recreational activities help seniors live longer, healthier lives?

How do recreational activities help seniors live longer, healthier lives? When we think of the benefits of recreational activities for seniors, the first thing that comes to mind is often the enjoyment value. And while the importance of enjoyment value can’t be...
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How are local youth working to build a stronger community?

How are local youth working to build a stronger community? Teen volunteers with United Way of Williamson County’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) are learning first-hand what it means to Live United. Just last week, YAC students from schools across Williamson County held...
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Stuff the Bus school supply drive gives students tools for success

Stuff the Bus school supply drive gives students tools for success Back-to-school costs can be challenging even for families not already struggling financially – for families that are struggling, they can be crippling. United Way of Williamson County’s Patricia Hart...
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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 Care Fund contributions go? Volunteers just like you. People who live and/or work in Williamson County – longtime residents and newcomers;...

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Make an impact with Alternative Spring Break

Make an impact with Alternative Spring Break Spring is coming up soon, which means now is the time to start making those Spring Break plans. And we're thrilled to again offer college students an "alternative" with our Alternative Spring Break. Last year, dozens of...

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Ensuring care for the most vulnerable

Ensuring care for the most vulnerable Cold and flu season is in full effect in Tennessee, with the CDC reporting hundreds of confirmed cases locally. For many people, catching the cold or flu is simply an inconvenience -- Really, who has time to be sick? -- For them,...

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Free Tax Prep sites open now

Free Tax Prep sites open now Have you received your 2016 W-2 or 1099 documents? If not, be on the lookout – today is the deadline for employers to send these documents to taxpayers. When you are ready to file, you may be eligible to file for free through United Way of...

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Celebrating National Reading Day

 Celebrating National Reading Day We had a great turnout for our National Reading Day celebration Monday at the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin. National Reading Day is an annual literacy event celebrated nationally that encourages younger children to...

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Make small changes for big rewards in better health

Make small changes for big rewards in better health At United Way of Williamson County, we work to ensure each person in our community has the resources they need to lead healthy lives – whether that’s by helping provide access to medical, dental, or mental health...

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Are you using your Caring Club discount?

Are you using your Caring Club discount? At United Way of Williamson County, our mission is improving people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. When you join us, you fight to remove barriers to learning, to support the community's most vulnerable,...

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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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