Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Chron.com | United Way sets new course

Chron.com | United Way sets new course: "United Way sets new course
Hurricanes, donation patterns force nonprofit group to change focus, goals

Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle

Shantrell Adams could be Exhibit A in this year's United Way campaign.

She's in her cubicle at Ripley House, a community center in the heart of Houston's east side, listening to stories that hit uncomfortably close to home.

Adams offers what comfort she can, mostly in the form of information: where to apply for unemployment benefits or a Metro bus pass. Job leads, and the latest news from FEMA."

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