Archive for January, 2016


Chronic Absence V. Truancy

Chronic absenteeism is missing 10% of school days for any reason, including both excused and unexcused absences and in-school suspensions. It marks the point when students start to fall behind academically…

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The Link between Volunteering, Older Adults and Healthcare

Mei Cobb of United Way Worldwide published an article detailing new research that demonstrates the link between volunteering, older adults, and healthcare (1). “The bottom line?” Cobb asks. “Volunteering may…

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Rapid Re-Housing Landlord Breakfast

Have you heard of the Rapid Rehousing Program? The program is an innovative solution to the lack of affordable housing in Alamance County thanks to a partnership between United Way of…

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Staff Member & Board Member Honored as Leaders Under 40

On January 19, 2016 the Triad Business Journal selected April Durr, United Way of Alamance County Director of Community Impact, and Noah Sanders, United Way of Alamance County Assistant Treasurer and…

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‘Narratives matter:’ Forum discusses welfare in Alamance County

Natalie Allison Janicello  of The Times News wrote an article titled, “‘Narratives matter:’ Forum discusses welfare in Alamance County” detailing last night’s Community Connection event, Community Connection: Re-envisioning Welfare in Alamance County (1). “Images of recipients…

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