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Triangle Community Foundation and United Way of the Greater Triangle Spearhead Regional Reading Proficiency Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2017 CONTACT: Lisa Finaldi, NCECF, 919.987.1370 Irene Godinez, United Way of the Greater Triangle, 919.463.5013 Meg Buckingham, Triangle Community Foundation, 919.328.4018 Triangle Community Foundation and United Way of the Greater Triangle Spearhead Regional Reading Proficiency Campaign The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF) is partnering with the United Way of

Sneakers or Heels?

“I believe we can end childhood hunger. I believe we can end homelessness.” I say this every day as I present to companies as a Community Engagement Fellow with United Way of the Greater Triangle. And honestly, I really do believe that. We live in such an “informed society.” With the touch of our finger

Show, Not Tell

“Hitting them right in the feels.” While it’s not the most eloquent saying, I think about that quote several times a week. It was said back in July during our Community Engagement Fellows Orientation at United Way of the Greater Triangle. As a Community Engagement Fellow, I run workplace giving campaigns at about 40 of

Reading in summer “keeps our brains smart!”

Every year at this time, the final bell rings and children leave school excited for summer vacation. Summer can be a time to relax and refuel – but for some students, it can be a time of vulnerability and setback. Research shows that children from middle and high income families have access to enrichments during