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United Way to announce results for county

By From page A8 | December 07, 2012

Residents, nonprofits and businesses based in El Dorado County are invited to gather for a United Way Community Forum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville.

The event will give participants the chance to discuss United Way’s projects affecting early childhood literacy, obesity prevention and financial stability. United Way also will announce project results for El Dorado County and discuss its new Volunteer Services program.

“We began these projects after input from the community, and now is the chance to have us report back on the difference the projects are making. We hope the community will come out to hear about our great results and to share their valuable input,” said Steve Heath, president and CEO, United Way California Capital Region.

United Way held four other community forums in Amador, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties throughout the last two weeks.

United Way is the region’s leading provider of innovative solutions on the community’s most pressing issues, including high school graduation rates, household financial stability and obesity.

United Way’s team of nonprofits, businesses, donors and volunteers work together to provide positive, measurable results on these issues through United Way projects: STAR Readers, $en$e-Ability and Fit Kids. Community members can give, volunteer and advocate in support of the causes they care most about, benefiting United Way and hundreds of nonprofits in Amador, El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. United Way is an independent, local affiliate of United Way Worldwide.

For more information, visit yourlocalunitedway.org.

Kristin Thebaud

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