Monthly Archives: November 2015

Experiences over Expenses – and other ways to save this holiday

By |November 23rd, 2015|

This article is brought to you by United Way’s Director of Income and Investments, Elena Fracchia.

Elena is the staff lead for the Financial Stability Partnership™ and is passionate about helping families find strategies to get to the end of the month with money left over.



No matter how hard I try to fight it, it simply […]

Youth Volunteerism: Why Start Young?

By |November 9th, 2015|

The impact that volunteerism has on youth is remarkable. Did you know:

Youth that volunteer are twice as likely to volunteer in adulthood as opposed to those who did not volunteer when they were younger.

Those who volunteered as youth and whose parents also volunteered became the most generous adults in times when giving was needed.

Besides lending […]

10 Local Food Resources for Families You Might Not Know About

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Feeding a family is hard work, especially during the holiday months when other expenses tend to rise. Unfortunately, struggling to put food on the table or make ends meet is an all too familiar struggle for a lot of families in Lane County.  Whether you are in need of food assistance, need to stretch your […]