Moving People from Poverty to Possibility: Solidarity with South Bend

Author: Jessica Brookshire

Did you know that 40% of the households in our local county are struggling to afford life’s most basic needs? Matt Harrington will talk about new approaches to social change that have engaged people and organizations together, in solidarity, to address this pressing need in our community. In doing so, this Poverty Initiative seeks to provide struggling families adequate supports and opportunities to move them from poverty to possibility. …

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2012-2013 ND United Way Summary

Author: Jessica Brookshire

2012-13 ND United Way of St. Joseph County

Campaign Summary

The University of Notre Dame surpassed our goal of $300,000 raising $304,757.39 in the 2012-2013 United Way campaign.  We had 745 faculty and staff contribute to the campaign by making an annual pledge. In addition, a number of individuals participated in a variety of fundraisers and events including, Trivia Night a Thanksgiving pie sale and nine departmental fundraisers.…

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