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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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Facts to know about mental illness

Facts to know about mental illness 1 in 5 adults have a mental health condition. The number of American adults with a mental health condition is more than the combined populations of New York and Florida. More than 90 percent of people who commit suicide have a...

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Tickets on sale now for HeART to Heart Luncheon

Tickets on sale now for HeART to Heart Luncheon Tickets are on sale now for the Patricia Hart Society’s annual HeART to Heart Luncheon, set for Feb. 9, 2018. Each year, the event serves as an opportunity for the Patricia Hart Society – United Way of Williamson...

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Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Publix

 Workplace Campaign Spotlight: Publix Publix Super Markets, 2016 recipient of United Way of Williamson County’s Summit Award, has a strong history of providing outstanding support through contributions, volunteerism, United Way committee involvement, and raising...

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Volunteers Unite for 2017 Days of Caring

Volunteers Unite for 2017 Days of Caring Hundreds of volunteers gathered last week to work hands-on with a variety of local nonprofits as part of United Way of Williamson County’s 2017 Days of Caring event. Days of Caring is held each September to promote the spirit...

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Volunteers speak out for most vulnerable

Volunteers speak out for most vulnerable “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members,” said Mahatma Ghandi. That’s why United Way of Williamson County collaborates with partners such as the Mid-Cumberland Human Resource...

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5 reasons to make more time for reading

5 reasons to make more time for reading How much time do you spend reading on a given day? If you’re like many Americans, not a lot. On average, American adults spend less than 18 minutes a day reading, according to a recent survey from the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

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How your gifts to United Way change people’s lives

How your gifts to United Way change people’s lives When you contribute to United Way of Williamson County’s Community Impact Fund, though, your gift creates lasting changes in people’s lives. Here are just a few examples of the many ways how: $1.46 per week Removes...

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