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United Way

United Way is the largest philanthropic organization and one of the most well-known nonprofit human service organizations in the United States. Each year the United Way operates a fund drive to obtain funding for its constituent service organizations in each community. These fund drives have typically been conducted in communities through private for-profit and nonprofit organizations that collect the contribution of employees and other organizational members. Because most of the individual donors are employees of these organizations, individuals can request that donations to the United Way be deducted from their paychecks for each pay period. United Way is the single largest private contributor in the United Sates and has mobilized the power and resources of communities to advance education, income, and health to positively ...

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