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Monday, October 16, 2017
It's time to Gear up for Campaign! How are the best ways to put your dollars to use this season? How are the best ways to donate items this season? Here are a few pointers to finding your passion for donating.  Donate Money o   What are you passionate about?   Quality Education · Designate your donation to one of these United Way partner agencies:1. Mahaska County 4-H: Their 4-H and Clover Kids...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Tammie contacted Iowa Legal Aid seeking assistance with a restraining order. She and her husband John have two children together. They have been separated for six months. John has been physically abusive to Tammie in the past and since separating has slashed her tires, drives up and down her street searching for her, and breaking windows to her home. Iowa Legal Aid helped Tammie secure court-...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Day of Caring 2017 Each year United Way of Mahaska County puts on a special day event that is devoted to making Mahaska County Better. We look forward to this event as we hope you do too. Our goal is to coordinate volunteers to projects that will have a BIG impact on our community.    Day of Caring is a great for team-building outside the workplace. The event raises awareness of needs and...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
With all of the animosity, hatred, and pain in the world it is inevitable to feel the need for action. In times of struggle and adversity I think the easiest way to combat this feeling of oppression is to become "Do Good-ers" of the world. Former President William J. Clinton said "If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
We've all probably volunteered our time for some organization, school, or business at some point in our lives. But why? Because it's the "right" thing to do? What makes it the "right" thing? Maybe people have told us that we should volunteer because that is what people do. I still find it fair to ask BUT WHY? In my own searching for the "BUT WHY" I have come across these five reasons for saying...

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