Monthly Archives: January 2012

Crime Victims Assistance Center helps new mother who changed her name and location to escape her past


United Way’s partner agencies often work closely with other agencies in our community. Crime Victims Assistance Center has a close relationship with the Family Enrichment Network and provides classes there, which are partially funded by United Way of Broome County. … Continue reading

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Want to improve the life of an area teen? You could be a CITIZEN U Visiting Professor


Do you work in government, community development, agriculture, horticulture, energy, or food production?  Are you interested in addressing community hunger?  Do you have technology, computer, engineering, theater,  or video editing skills?  Do you want to be part of an exciting … Continue reading

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Broome County children through age 5 can win prizes if they read 100 or more books from now to March 31


The “Cuddle Up and Read” Early Learning Reading Challenge encourages parents and caregivers to read with their children daily.  It is sponsored by Building Brighter Futures for Broome, a coalition of over 30 early childhood providers that promotes healthy children, … Continue reading

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Organizational meeting Fri., Jan. 20, for fifth annual bicycle donation drive


For four years the George F. Johnson Dream Center for Community Empowerment has held an annual bike drive to collect and refurbish bicycles, which are then donated to Johnson City, N.Y, area youth. Now it is time for the organizational … Continue reading

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United Way accepting grant proposals from Broome County charities until mid-March


United Way of Broome County is accepting proposals for funding of one-time grants through the Venture and Special Assistance Grant Program until 3 p.m., March 15. Proposals will be accepted only from incorporated, not-for-profit health and human service agencies providing … Continue reading

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Donated funds to aid local flood victims now being distributed


The deadline for Broome County residents who were severely affected by the September flood to register for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program was in mid-December. Now the locally donated funds to assist flood victims are being … Continue reading

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