Tag Archives: United Way

“There are dozens of blue pinwheels on your lawn!”


Whether you drive past the United Way of Broome County offices on Vestal Parkway or walk into the building, you will see dozens of blue pinwheels on the front lawn or lining the walk. The pinwheels are part of Pinwheels … Continue reading

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Mel and Jen are example of National MS Society “little successes”


The Upstate New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society has many “little successes” through its Independence, Knowledge, and Health program, which receives funding from the United Way of Broome County, because until a cure for MS is … Continue reading

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Complete and file your federal and New York State income taxes for free


Only four companies allow you to complete and file both your federal and your New York State income taxes online for free. Some of these companies have quite a few restrictions and all of them have some limitations. One of … Continue reading

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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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Have New York and federal income taxes completed for free if total household income was $50,000 or less


FREE! Yes, you can have both your federal and New York State income tax returns completed and filed for free if your total household income was $50,000 or less in 2011. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is again … 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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