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    Best of 2018: Reflecting on our Community’s Story

    Monday, December 10, 2018

    This year, United Way celebrated its centennial anniversary, launched a new blog, assembled foster care kits and packed thousands of backpacks for students in need (to name a few.) Since 1918, when we began as the Toledo War Chest, then the Community Chest, to what we are today: we are 100 years strong because of your unwavering support.

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    Finding Tomorrow: The Long Road To Financial Freedom

    Monday, December 10, 2018

    I’ve always dreamed of owning my own home. Yet, when Michael, my husband of 30 years passed away, that dream felt shattered. Michael and I had spent countless hours talking about the day we would buy our very first home together and now, that day would never come...

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    Letters To Santa: Sorting Bills at the Kitchen Table

    Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    “How do you tell two toddlers Daddy’s home because he lost his job, Mommy’s gone because she had to get a part-time, seasonal job to help make ends meet, and there may be no money for Christmas presents this year…”

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