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For some youth in our community, the journey to high school graduation takes more than hard work and luck. bit.ly/1AOkOfZ
Journey to High School Graduation. Learning in the home Currently in Jefferson County, nearly 1 out of every 3 kids who enters high school as a freshman will not make it through their senior year. For some youth, it takes more than hard work and luck to propel them towards high school graduation ...
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Remember, 2-1-1 is the number to call when you don’t know who to call. http://metrounitedway.org/servlet/eAndar.article/602/
2-1-1 Supports Louisville Linked and JCPS Students. Children only spend 9% of their lives in school, and it's important that they are able to engage with their teacher and classmates during that time. If a child's basic needs are not met – if they are coming to school sick or hungry – they may ...
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Metro United Way's 211 app connects to 790 organizations for key needs and educational services in your zip. Download: http://bit.ly/1zWVAyK
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Beautiful pic, Kelly! @KellyDavenport: The moon rising over the Ohio River behind Big 4 Bridge-all lit up Sat night pic.twitter.com/32yWlbdwhL
“The moon rising over the Ohio River behind the Big 4 Bridge - all lit up. Took pic Sat. night. #Louisville #photos”
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YES. @LillyLou55K: "We need to roll out of high school ready for college and career!" @louisvillemayor #StateofLou @55kDegrees
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Everyone should apply! @usedgov There is no income cut-off for federal student aid! Avoid common @FAFSA mistakes: 1.usa.gov/1AAqPOc
Not Completing the FAFSA®. I hear all kinds of reasons: “The FAFSA is too hard,” “It takes to long to complete,” I never qualify anyway, so why does it matter.” It does matter. By not completing the FAFSA, you are missing out on the opportunity to qualify for what could be thousands of dollars ...
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View actual transcript from Martin Luther King, Jr's "I HAVE A DREAM" speech: http://ow.ly/HrtsR #LIVEUNITED #MLKDay #BMALouisville
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Black History Should Be Taught All Year, Not Just February -->
New blog post by Delquan Dorsey, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment.

#BMALouisville #LIVEUNITED http://www.ourunitedvoice.org/2015/02/black-history-should-be-taught-all-year.html#more
It was February 1996. I was a graduating senior attending Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Like many of the "Divine Nine" - African American Fraternities and Sororities - we have numerous programs that serve the African-American ...
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GREAT question: How will you help a child change their world? http://bit.ly/1F2hq52
For the past 11 years hundreds of Kentuckians of all ages have convened in Frankfort during the legislative session for Children's Advocacy Day at the Capitol. Those who attend have one thing in common: we all want Kentucky to be the best place in America to be a kid!
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Remember, if you make < $60,000/year you can file your taxes FREE -> http://bit.ly/1CMXDED

For more information on financial literacy services in our community -> http://bit.ly/1JI14OV
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Metro United Way, 4-C on investing in our common future with readiness efforts today
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"Youth with mentors are less likely to begin using illegal drugs, begin using alcohol, hit someone or lie to a parent." http://ow.ly/Hz3xk
Metro United Way asks you to volunteer to improve lives of young people
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Our Mission: To improve lives and our community by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.

Our Vision: We envision a community whose people achieve their fullest potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives.

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Metro United Way advances the common good in our community by creating opportunities for a better life for all. For over 95 years, Metro United Way has served our community and will move forward throughout the next decade with a more focused approach to addressing community-level issues by showing measurable progress in the areas of education, financial stability and health, the building blocks for a good quality of life. Metro United Way recognizes that it takes the whole community working together to reach our mutual goals and we recruit the people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to accomplish our goals. We invite you to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.