Sometimes it takes a community to help make the perfect smile.
The hand-out vs. hand-up idiom is a common one, but there is great truth to it. Exhibit A: The Share Fund.
The youngest generation has an important future, and loving, nurturing adults can prepare them for what’s ahead.
Stemming the tide of homelessness takes unique thinking, system-wide coordination and a community working as one.
Making a difference in the life of a child at an early age can mean the world–to both the family and the community.
How do you change a life? How do you change a family? You meet them where they are.
Jake Webb and his mom, Karen, are building a family legacy, based on a shared vision for drug-free community.
For Janet Guen, a powerful volunteer experience led to a deeper appreciation for United Way’s work.
Sarah saw the power of United Way’s work at the Community Baby Shower. And her perspective will never be the same.
Susan Ford knows the hard path out of homelessness. She walked it at one point in her life.
It might be the biggest issue you’re not aware of. Ashlee Iber and the Workforce Housing Coalition want to change that.
Going against the grain is tough, especially in high school. You know who else is tough? These two.
The legal eagles of New Hampshire Legal Assistance are the best and the brightest and they have one goal: to change lives.
Ryan Wilson is an early childhood educator. He gets to shape young minds and wear a cape. It doesn’t get much better than that.
Will Arvelo, 2014-2015 Campaign Chair, knows the importance of United Way’s vision. Because he lived it.
Two students from the University of New Hampshire find academic value and priceless perspective through volunteerism.
A tax return can tell a story. In the numbers Dave Arrington, can see the tale, and he works to help find a happy ending.
One company, one local child care center, one man moved to help, one example of the power and impact of compassion and volunteerism.
UWGS partner Great Bay Kid’s Company has revolutionized the way they feed their children. So long beans and weenies!
Epping Middle and High School is a case study in the power of collective impact. Resources from all over are leveraged to affect the school’s culture for the better.
Joan Ryan had it all. Then she had nothing. This is the story of one woman’s drive to help her children and help others while overcoming incredible odds.
Former NBA player and fierce United Way advocate Dwight Davis has lived a life of success and loss, atrophy and rebirth. And he’s just getting started.
Someone is drowning. He has no home, no resources, no support network. The waves threaten to pull him under. Fair Tide casts out a lifeline.
Four individuals with unique skillsets and interests take different paths that lead to the same destination: fulfillment in their community volunteerism.
For Liz Ledoux, the line between stability and homelessness was finer than she thought. The journey home would have to begin anew. And it would not be easy.
September 11 is the National Day of Service and for the 2012 Day of Caring, volunteers from companies across the Greater Seacoast region embodied that principle.
A group of committed volunteers devote a slice of their week to spreading the joy of reading–and just might be changing lives in the process.
Four students from the University of New Hampshire business school give of their time and expertise and learn that volunteerism is much more than a numbers game.
For the kids of Newfields Elementary School, “getting their hands dirty” meant more than playing in the mud. It was a lesson in backyard agriculture and a new take on food.
Jess Beaudry was on the brink. But her fierce determination and the love for her family propelled her forward, on a path to reclamation.
New Generation is more than a shelter. It’s more than a thrift store. It’s a unified experience aimed at getting its residents back in the game.