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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands The list of culprits impacting regional community health is familiar…
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Monday, August 8, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands A pilot program debuting Aug. 5 at the Downtown Johnstown Farmer’s…
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands 814 Lanes & Games in Richland Township is helping local…
Thursday, June 30, 2022
By RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands   There are many reasons people become homeless.  Lisa Wengerd, who…
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Monday, June 13, 2022
By RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands Huggies and Pampers were among the diaper brands boarding a CamTran…
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands The United Way of the Laurel Highlands reported during the…
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Wednesday, May 11, 2022
By UNITED WAY OF THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS A local nonprofit is hoping to keep the wheels moving on a newly created diaper…
Monday, May 2, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands The United Way of the Laurel Highlands Diaper Bank has received a…
Monday, April 25, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands United Way of the Laurel Highlands President and CEO Karen Struble…
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands The United Way of the Laurel Highlands is about 92% of the way to the…
Monday, March 14, 2022
(Note: This information was released by Vision Together 2025 about an initiative the United Way of the Laurel Highlands…
Thursday, February 17, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands   If you have visited the United Way of the Laurel Highlands's…
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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands A tour of the historic building, that around a century or more ago…
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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Get ready to pick up your paintbrushes.  The 2nd Annual Bob Zahurak Memorial Painting Event to benefit the United Way…
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Thursday, December 2, 2021
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands At 18 months old, registered nurse Lisa Miller wants to see the…
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Thursday, November 18, 2021
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands Long division can be tough to learn.  It can be an even greater…
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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
By RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands Women United of the Laurel Highlands held its signature event earlier…
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Friday, October 8, 2021
Here are some photos taken from Women United of the Laurel Highlands Power of the Purse event, held Oct. 7, 2021, in…
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Monday, September 20, 2021
By RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands When Bob Zahurak watched the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoons…
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands   There's a tribe in another part of the world that has a unique…
Thursday, September 9, 2021
9/9/21 BY RICK KAZMER United Way of the Laurel Highlands The Somerset Domino's Pizza shop is supporting the United Way…
Thursday, August 19, 2021
The United Way of the Laurel Highlands will be announcing plans for the 2021 Campaign season, as well as the…
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Here's our June 2021 Newsletter. It includes news on our latest round of grant allocations -- more than $859,000 back…
Thursday, June 17, 2021
6/17/21 - RICK KAZMER  United Way of the Laurel Highlands   United Way of the Laurel Highlands board and staff members…
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The United Way of the Laurel Highlands Diaper Bank is open for supplemental pickups the last Tuesday of each month.   …
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Get the latest United Way of the Laurel Highlands news, must-hear messages and more. Check out our newsletter, here.…
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
  5/25/21- RICK KAZMER  United Way of the Laurel Highlands     When Smith Propane & Oil propane General Manager…
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
5/19/21 - UNITED WAY OF THE LAUREL HIGHLANDS Thanks to everyone who participated in the 1st Annual Bob Zahurak Painting…
Thursday, May 6, 2021
5/6/21 - RICK KAZMER - United Way of the  Laurel Highlands   While most of society was on lockdown for much of the last…
Thursday, April 29, 2021
4/29/21 - RICK KAZMER  - United Way of the Laurel Highlands Randy’s BiLo and Ideal Market locations in Johnstown and…
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
4/28/21 – RICK KAZMER – United Way of the Laurel Highlands Participants in the final diversity, equity and inclusion…
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
4/28/21 - Click HERE for a pdf of our April 2021 newsletter. 
Monday, April 26, 2021
4/26/21 - Members of the North Star Youth Machine Pitch Team, Griffith Excavating, hold a donation check for the United…
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
4/20/21 - RICK KAZMER - United Way of the Laurel Highlands During the first three diversity, equity and inclusion…
Monday, April 5, 2021
4/1/21 - Click here to read the March 2021 Newsletter as a pdf. 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
3/24/21 – RICK KAZMER – United Way of the Laurel Highlands   The third diversity, equity and inclusion training session…
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
3/16/21 - Participants in the third of four diversity and inclusion training sessions hosted by the United Way of the…
Monday, March 8, 2021
3/8/21- RICK KAZMER - United Way of the Laurel Highlands   The team at 814 Lanes & Games in Richland Township is…
Friday, February 26, 2021
2/26/21 - Here's the United Way of the Laurel Highlands February newsletter. Click here to read. 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
2/25/21 - Berlin Market, located at 540 Main Street in Berlin, is hosting a fundraiser for the United Way of the Laurel…
Thursday, February 25, 2021
2/25/21 - Check out this video, which explains some of the projects we are working on, and how you can help. Click here…
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
2/24/21 - RICK KAZMER – United Way of the Laurel Highlands Participants during the second diversity and inclusion…
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
2/24/21 – There were 142 people from Cambria County who called the United Way’s Pennsylvania 211 network in January…
Monday, February 15, 2021
2/15/21 - The United Way of the Laurel Highlands is wrapping up the annual fundraiser. Listen to this audio clip for a…
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
2/9/21 - RICK KAZMER - United Way of the Laurel Highlands   Domino’s Pizza locations in Johnstown and Somerset are…
Monday, February 8, 2021
2/8/21 - RICK KAZMER – United Way of the Laurel Highlands The second installment of diversity, equity and inclusion…
Monday, February 1, 2021
 2/1/21 - Johnstown, PA – On Feb. 11, PA 211 Day, United Way of the Laurel Highlands joins United Way of Pennsylvania…
Thursday, January 28, 2021
1/28/21 RICK KAZMER – United Way of the Laurel Highlands   About 50 people attended implicit bias training held Jan. 26…
Monday, January 25, 2021
1/25/21 - In March the United Way of the Laurel Highlands will be providing “30 Days of Giving” as part of the effort…
Thursday, January 21, 2021
1/21/21  People in Somerset and Cambria counties continue to struggle to buy food, and to pay for rent and utilities…
Thursday, January 14, 2021
1/13/21 - RICK KAZMER  - United Way of the Laurel Highlands For decades America’s cultural mix has been described as a…
Thursday, January 14, 2021
1/12/21 - RICK KAZMER - United Way of the Laurel Highlands The United Way of the Laurel Highlands and Walmart are…