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Support United Way’s focus on poverty | Letter


Last updated 7/20/2016 at Noon

Editor, The Beacon:

There is an old adage, “don’t bite the hand that feeds you,” [“United Way turns its back on seniors,” June 29, page 5].

In this case, that hand has been feeding local senior centers for about 40 years. There is no entitlement here.

United Way has generously supported local senior centers because, at the time, they believed this was the best way to support the needs within communities. That thinking has changed.

After much research, United Way has decided to attack homelessness and poverty in our neighborhoods differently.

I commend their decision to tackle...

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