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Meet Erika! She's been at the United Way on and off for almost ten years! After graduating from UTEP and receiving her degree in accounting, she was hired as the team's accountant. Since January 1, 2015, she's been preparing and processing accounts payable, payroll, monthly adjustments, and agency designations. Though her job is grueling work, she manages to have a fun loving spirit about her.  

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Posted: Friday, December 09, 2016 Related:

Families rely on the protections that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides. Read on to see a few ways that Americans' healthcare is better, whether people realize it or not -- and why we can't go backwards. 

1. Because of the ACA, 20 million Americans now have health insurance who didn't have it before, and everyone else's health insurance got an upgrade. 

2. Healthcare prices have grown more slowly than any time in the past 50 years...

Posted: Friday, December 09, 2016 Related:

Meet Mary! Mary is a truly passionate person who loves working with children and families as our Program Coordinator for the AmeriCorps Parents as Teachers Program. Mary began her journey as a teacher with Region 19 Head Start but found that working as part of administration was the angle she most enjoyed. Now, she's been a part of the United Way team for more than seven months and supervises 20 AmeriCorps members who are serving the community.

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Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2016 Related:

United Way of El Paso County is excited to have partnered with El Paso Live and its presenters The Hospitals of Providence and Providence Children's Hospital for the newest and coolest witner event, WinterFest! Now that the Downtown Arts Festival Plaza has come to life for the holiday season, United Way will be collecting warm clothing donations such as gently used jackets, mittens,...

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Related:

The holiday season is upon us. It's the best time of the year to think of others, and not only those within our circle of family and friends, but also those in our community who may be in need of some holiday cheer. We reached out to our Community Impact Funded Agencies and affinity groups to see in what ways individuals like you could help the families they serve. We'll be sure to update this list continuously as we learn of more opportunities.

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Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2016 Related:

Meet Benjamin! He has been a part of the United Way team for two years. He is the IGNITE Initiative Coordinator under a grant funded through the Paso del Norte Health Foundation's IGNITE Initiative. His position provides support to the Health Foundation to ensure the IGNITE Initiative, our partners, and our actions are successful. Benjamin had his start in the non-profit sector in 2008. He worked for youth development programs and held two positions in...

Posted: Friday, November 04, 2016 Related:

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