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... 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