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United Way Kicks off 2013 Fundraising Campaign

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The United Way of Cass-Clay announced its 2013 fundraising campaign, live on the Valley Today Tuesday morning.

Last year the organization raised over $5 million and spent it throughout the community in a variety of ways.

Distributing over 4 million pounds of food, equipping more than 4,500 students with new backpacks and putting more than 105,000 books in the hands of kindergartners.

This year the United Way of Cass-Clay has set their 2013 fundraising goal at $5.2 million. They plan to use that money toward four main points.

  • Education, preparing children & youth for success in school & life.
  • Income stability, promoting financial stability & independence.
  • Health, empowering people to lead healthy lives.
  • Basic needs, such as food, hunger, shelter & safety.
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