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Child, Home & Community Honors Supporters, Celebrates Success

May 8th, 2013

For 32 years, Child, Home & Community (CHC) has provided resources and support for teen parents, their future children, and their families. The goal is to ensure healthy births, enhance… [ read more ]

Meet the UW Bucks Team at Wehrung’s in Ottsville May 11th

May 8th, 2013

A little known fact from your friends at United Way of Bucks County:  The traditional gift for a 27th wedding anniversary is sculpture. We mention it because this Saturday, May… [ read more ]

UW Bucks Pep Rally 2013 Rocks Bucks County

May 4th, 2013

In a recent article, business writer Crissa Shoemaker DeBree noted, “[i]n the past year, Bucks’ United Way has become one of the county’s biggest cheerleaders, highlighting the good deeds of… [ read more ]

New Summer Internship Program Opens at UW Bucks

April 24th, 2013

United Way of Bucks County (UWBC) is inviting college students in Bucks County to use their leadership skills, commitment to service, and communication skills to help achieve measurable, lasting change… [ read more ]

Could You Survive One Month in Poverty?

April 22nd, 2013

46.2 million Americans live in poverty every day.  That number includes 32,000 people in Bucks County alone.  On Saturday, April 27 from 9-12pm, community members will have an opportunity to… [ read more ]

Shining a Light on Pancreatic Cancer

April 15th, 2013

Steve Jobs had it. Patrick Swayze had it. Luciano Pavarotti had it. All three died of pancreatic cancer, a stealthy form of the disease that often remains undetected until it… [ read more ]

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 12th, 2013

1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually abused prior to age 18.  My goal is to change these statistics. As I returned from facilitating my… [ read more ]

Sharing the Joy of Reading: Partnership Provides 8,307 Books

April 5th, 2013

For the fifth consecutive year, a partnership between Barnes & Noble and United Way’s Success by 6 initiative is changing lives in Bucks County.  The mission is simple:  To encourage… [ read more ]

What Every Parent Must Know About Cyberbullying

March 25th, 2013

Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queenbees and Wannabees, referred to the Internet as a “weapon of mass social destruction”. She may be right. According to the CDC, nearly 35% of youth report being bullied online…. [ read more ]

Bucks Kids ‘On the Way to K’ Benefit from Early Registration

March 15th, 2013

Did you know that Kindergarten Registration events are already underway in Bucks County?  In many school districts, children not registered by spring may not be guaranteed placement at their home… [ read more ]

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