“Life is so crazy,” Stover said. “It’s difficult with the computer age; you communicate so frequently over e-mail now, it just seems like we’re a hands-off generation.”
Who can understand kids these days?
Turns out United Way of Tacoma-Pierce County does. The do-good workplace fundraiser, which some might describe as stodgy, created an ultramodern answer for twentysomethings and thirtysomethings.
In oldtimey, techno-academic terms, you’d call it “episodic volunteerism-infused social networking.”
Since January, United Way calls it Project:U."