UW Sunday Column 11-30-13: John Kelker from United Way

John Kelker: United Way gives gift of reading on #GivingTuesday

Giving-Tuesday-logo-w-red-barsThanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and be grateful for the support of our friends, family and neighbors. Too often, we become so wrapped up in our daily lives that it takes a tragic event or a holiday to remember those who have brought so much meaning to our lives.

On behalf of the board of directors and staff at United Way, thank you to our friends, volunteers and donors for their commitment to our community and support during the past year.

Thanksgiving also represents the beginning of the holiday season, marked by Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. More importantly, the holiday season is traditionally a season of giving and as such deserves its own day in which members of our community join together to inspire people to take…

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