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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Take yourself back to middle school for a moment, who was getting bullied, who were the bullies? Maybe you were the bully, maybe you were bullied, perhaps you witnessed the act or stood up for a classmate. You remember, and the simple fact that you do ten, twenty, thirty or more years later, illustrates the severe impact bullying can have. On last year’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 49.5 percent of middle school students in Bismarck-Mandan area... Read More
Friday, September 19, 2014
This past school year, more than 35 percent of low-income students in Bismarck and Mandan were not meeting third grade reading proficiency levels. Research indicates that failure to reach this benchmark makes children four times less likely to graduate from high school on time. Knowing those numbers, MSA United Way will hosts it’s annual Coins for a Cause fundraiser in schools throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community to raise money for United... Read More
Friday, September 19, 2014
This past school year, more than 35 percent of low-income students in Bismarck and Mandan were not meeting third grade reading proficiency levels. Research indicates that failure to reach this benchmark makes children four times less likely to graduate from high school on time. Knowing those numbers, MSA United Way will hosts it’s annual Coins for a Cause fundraiser in schools throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community to raise money for United... Read More
Friday, September 19, 2014
This past school year, more than 35 percent of low-income students in Bismarck and Mandan were not meeting third grade reading proficiency levels. Research indicates that failure to reach this benchmark makes children four times less likely to graduate from high school on time. Knowing those numbers, MSA United Way will hosts it’s annual Coins for a Cause fundraiser in schools throughout the Bismarck-Mandan community to raise money for United... Read More
Thursday, August 7, 2014
In the first half of 2014, your generous investments have had a profound impact in the Bismarck-Mandan community. Thanks to you: 3,087 individuals and families received basic needs assistance to support retention of housing and employment 2,444 children learned positive behaviors and improved skills while spending time with caring, supportive mentors and tutors 463 students received weekend meals, reducing instances of hunger and improving focus... Read More
Thursday, July 24, 2014
United Way’s annual Day of Caring is approaching fast and we need YOU, and your skills to make an incredible impact in our community. We are currently recruiting 1,000 volunteers to complete 50 projects throughout the Bismarck-Mandan area. The event will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 13. As one of this year’s new projects, volunteers will help build a handicap accessible ramp at Youthworks. Other projects include: building garden boxes, mending... Read More
Monday, September 23, 2013
In 1887, a Denver woman, a priest, two ministers and a rabbi recognized the need for cooperative action to address their city’s welfare problems. Frances Wisebart Jacobs, the Rev. Myron W. Reed, Msgr. William J.O’Ryan, Dean H. Martyn Hart and Rabbi William S. Friedman put their heads together to plan the first united campaign for ten health and welfare agencies. They created an organization to serve as an agent to collect funds for local... Read More

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