United Way http://wrvo.org en United Way donations down, looking to St. Lawrence County for help http://wrvo.org/post/united-way-donations-down-looking-st-lawrence-county-help <div><p></p>The United Way is one of America’s largest charitable organizations, helping to sustain thousands of small nonprofits that in turn help millions of people.&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the Northern New York chapter of the United Way is in need of some help itself. Its mid-year fundraising totals show significant declines in giving from last year in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:51:42 +0000 Joanna Richards 50839 at http://wrvo.org United Way donations down, looking to St. Lawrence County for help MLK Jr. day of service brings dozens to food and clothing drive http://wrvo.org/post/mlk-jr-day-service-brings-dozens-food-and-clothing-drive <p>Cardboard boxes lined tables and were stacked 10 feet high in the Teamsters union hall on Syracuse's north side this morning. Dozens of volunteers, from six-year-old Marielle Emmanuel to Syracuse University athletes filled them with donated clothes and food.</p><p>For the 14th year, the United Way of central New York put on a clothing and food drive in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Many spend the day remembering the civil rights leader with a day of service.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:04:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50150 at http://wrvo.org MLK Jr. day of service brings dozens to food and clothing drive