Category Archives: volunteer

United Way Campaign Volunteers Win Awards


Seven volunteers who promoted the 2011 United Way Campaign within their organizations received awards at the United Way Awards/Thank You Reception held this week. The Helping Hand Award recognizes the exceptional leadership, inspiration, and dedication of a campaign volunteer. The … Continue reading

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United Way Fund Drives Raise Over $4.4 Million


In a year with economic challenges for both employers and employees as the community continued to recover from the Great Recession, and the added burden of a “500-year” flood in September in much of the community, United Way of Broome … 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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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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BAE Systems employees, assisted by United Way, will distribute Christmas trees to 32 needy families


As part of an annual tradition, BAE Systems employees working with United Way of Broome County will distribute Christmas trees, decorations, and gift certificates to 32 Broome County families who probably would not be able to afford a Christmas tree … Continue reading

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United Way of Broome County promotes reading with lending libraries


If a child can’t read well, he’s at a disadvantage. That’s why the United Way of Broome County is putting books in kid-friendly public places — to encourage youngsters and their caretakers to drop in and start reading. They can … Continue reading

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Support Binghamton Senators and help needy children: drop off a winter coat tonight or tomorrow


Tonight is the first home game for the Binghamton Senators hockey team in awhile. Come and support the B-Sens and drop a new or gently used children’s coat in the barrel at one of the two Keeping Kids Warm tables … Continue reading

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