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    Volusia County Schools 2012 United Way Campaign

    In 1887, a Denver woman, a priest, two ministers and a rabbi recognized the need for cooperative action to address their city's problems.  They created an organization to serve as an agent to collect funds for local charities, as well as to coordinate relief services, counsel and refer clients to cooperating agencies, and make emergency assistance grants in cases which could not be referred.  More than 125 years later, United Way is still focused on mobilizing the caring power of communities and making a difference in people's lives.   

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    Each year the employees of Volusia County Schools come together in support of the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties. Our local United Way has been servicing our children, co-workers, neighbors and communities since 1941. Working with 60 programs and 43 partner agencies, the United Way provides funding to serve more than 1 out of 3 residents in our community, with services such as, emergency food, shelter, financial assistance, counseling, and crisis response.  For a complete list of United Way services, programs and charities, visit www.unitedway-vfc.org.
    Dr. Margaret Smith, Volusia County Schools Superintendent, has issued a challenge for each employee to contribute in an effort to reach our fundraising goal of $130,000.00.  We far exceeded this goal last year and together we can do it again!  The size of your contribution is multiplied as we join together and give collectively.  Give something ~ Give today.
    MAKE YOUR CONTRIBUTION electronically via payroll deduction with three easy steps:
        1. Log on to ePortal (viewed best in IE)
        2. Click the Payroll tab
        3. Click the United Way tab
     
    If you wish to contribute via the paper process or make special designations for your gift, Click here to print a Contribution Form   
    QUESTIONS?
    Please contact your school/department United Way Ambassador with any questions you may have.  Email emthayer@volusia.k12.fl.us if you need the name of your United Way Ambassador.
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