Discover Your Gen U Genius on January 24. Got what it takes to compete in the 2nd Annual Gen U Scavenger Hunt? Prove it! On Saturday, Jan. 24, challenge your friends and colleagues to join forces with you to win awesome prizes. Everything is awesome! Then share the love by posting your feats on Instagram, all while ending hunger for Valley kids. The money raised by you and your team fuels United Way’s WeekEnd Hunger Backpack program.
Do you have what it takes to break a Guinness World Record? Would you slice 38 potatoes in a minute while hopping on a shovel? Walk more than 328 feet with an electric lawnmower balanced on your chin? Do 27,000 jumping jacks?
Arizona's economy relies on a skilled workforce that's prepared to tackle the complexities of 21st century jobs. Eileen Klein, president of the Arizona Board of Regents, moderated a panel discussion by local education champions on the importance of a birth-to-career education approach for our community. Click on the photo to view a visual recap.
A poverty simulation. United Way was going to show me what it's like to be poor in less than two hours. I thought I had it in the bag. I know how to dress up ramen so it seems like a real meal. I've donated plasma to make rent. I could handle this.
But I soon found out that real poverty - the kind that exists without a car your parents bought you - is an all-consuming syndrome. It's a collection of afflictions that feed on each other and conspire to perpetuate the cycle.