Topic: United Way
As firefighters continued their search through the stricken area for victims, federal investigators indicated that they would be looking at a range of contributing factors – including maintenance records, pressure conditions, and human factors.
09/11/2010 02:31 pm
As the newly wealthy in emerging nations turn to philanthropy, global charity gets a boost.
07/06/2010 11:16 am
Students who don’t have effective reading skills by the end of third grade are more likely to fall behind. Later achievement, including high school graduation, can be affected, a new report says.
05/18/2010 08:52 pm
Texting a donation took off after the Haiti earthquake. But some question whether the phenomenon will last.
05/10/2010 04:52 pm
Many Vietnamese and Cambodia fishermen are without work now because of the BP oil spill, and some still feel the effects of Hurricane Katrina. BP is trying to help, but there's a language barrier.
05/08/2010 07:16 pm
A well-to-do American family downsizes and gives almost a million dollars to charity.
02/22/2010 05:30 am
There are already 1.4 million of them. To help people in need, we don't need more charities – we need more-efficient ones.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
Some 50 of them pledge more than $100 million to help those affected by the economic crisis.
02/08/2009 12:00 am
Charities are bracing for lean times. Generous Americans can prove their fears groundless.
12/04/2008 12:00 am
Giving topped $300 billion in 2007. A small but rising percentage of those gifts came via the Internet.
06/23/2008 01:00 am
Readers write about the United Way, Congress and baseball, bureaucracy, and online photo-sharing.
01/18/2008 12:00 am
After a flood came streams of neighborly aid.
01/16/2008 12:00 am
A new fundraiser undermines the United Way's antipoverty ideals.
01/10/2008 12:00 am