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Join us on Monday, April 12th at ZPizza for "Spirit Night" - 4902 Courthouse Street in Newtown, from 5pm to 9pm.  In the spirit of Community Giving, ZPizza will donate 20% of the proceeds from all sales to United Way of Greater Williamsburg.  No coupon is necessary, this will apply to all sales between 5pm and 9pm.  ZPizza have regular organic, wheat and gluten free crusts, you can select your sauces, cheeses and toppings or you can try one of their many pre-designed pizza's, all make with organic ingredients.  They first opened in Laguna Beach, California in 1986 and wanted to create a pizza that was lighter, healthier, delicious and creative.  Come visit the retaurant and check them out and help United Way. 
 
Thanks ZPizza for LIVING UNITED!
Charity Golf Classic sponsored by Rainbow International of Virginia
May 6th and 7th, 2010 at Kingsmill Resort and Spa "River Course."  Proceeds to benefit the United Way's Information and Referral Program.  Sign up a team of 4 for $600 - for this you get:  Thursday night cocktail party and gourment dinner at Kingsmill, trophies awarded for the top 3 Gross scoring teams, each player will receive a generous "Tee Prize" package, assorted contests will include:  longest drives, closest to the pins, beat the pro, hole in one, longest putt, and more.  Drink tickets will be provided to each golfer for beverages around the course, food stations will be set up on holes throughout the course for snacks and dinner will be served following the round of golf.  Sign up a team today, CLICK HERE for the registration packet and additional details.  Deadline to register is April 9th, NOT April 2nd. We are also still looking for some corporate sponsors and raffle prize donations, please call Zena at 757-253-2264 for more information.
 
All proceeds from this tournament will benefit the Information and Referral Office and will directly help clients who are in need of assistance to pay their rent so they are not evicted, pay their utilities before they are cut off, buy life sustaining medications, and much more.  Resources are running low in our community and the more assistance we can provide in our office for our clients, the less strained local agencies will be.  Please help Rainbow International make this a great event and help those in need in our community.
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Don't forget to order you Giggle Ball Greetings - this  is a fun way to help support United Way - by doing something you are already doing...sending greetings! 

Simply log on to www.GiggleBallGreetings.com, build your greetings and right after check out, please specify our charity code, which is:  UWGW23185 (don't worry, you won't miss this screen).  For every coded Giggle Ball ordered we receive $4 for our cause. Wow!  And, if you order before midnight on March 31st, the $4 will count towards our 2009 campaign goal.

This is a quick and easy way to help - don't wait until the week before a birthday, order them all right now and let them know the delivery date and they take care of the rest for you, including writing the greeting on teh ball! 

We appreciate any help you can give and thank you for your support!

If 1,000 balls are ordered United Way will receive $4,000!
Like Coffee?  Visit Aroma's and Help United Way
With every bag of coffee purchased and using the below coupon, Aroma's will donate $3 to United Way, don't like coffee, prefer tea - same thing, we get $1.50 from each package of loose leafe tea.  Oh, don't like coffee or tea but like hot cocoa - same thing, we get $1.00 from each bag of cocoa purchased. 
 
Help support these local businesses who support United Way and in return, help us reach our goal.
 
There is no time limit on Aroma's fundraising program, but the more coffee purchased in the month of March, the closer we will be to goal! 
 
Aroma Coupon
 
If the coupon will not print, please email Zena at zena.myall@uwgw.org and she will email you a sheet to share with co-workers, family, friends and neighbors.
If 200 bags of coffee are sold United Way will receive $600.
If 200 packages of tea are sold, United Way will receive an additional $300. 
Give.
Fun ways to raise money for United Way of Greater Williamsburg.  Local businesses such as ZPizza, Giggle Ball Greetings and Aroma's have partnered with us to help us reach our 2009 campaign goal.  Please help support these local businesses as a way of saying THANK YOU!
Advocate.
Please forward this email to your friends, neighbors, family and co-workers, use these local businesses for your shopping needs and help United Way in the process.
Volunteer.
Day of Caring is right around the corner - Wednesday, September 15th.  Check our website in April for updates  - agencies will be submitting projects soon.
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Another fun way to help us raise some cahs!  GoodSearch is giving away $5,000 between April 6th and 9am EST and April 9th at 9am EST!
 
They will donate $1 for each toolbar that is downloaded during that time period to the user's designated nonprofit or school up to $5,000!  Simply spread the word and get your supporters to add your toolbar to their browser and for each download, they'll donate a dollar to your cause! It's that simple! Keep in mind, there's a $5,000 limit, so make sure you support us - or your favorite chairty and be the first 5,000 people to get to the site!  For more details click here - Toolbar Giveaway Details.   
 

Don't forget, using the GoodSearch search website, which is powered by Yahoo, helps give a penny to your favority charity - of course, we hope that United Way of Greater Williamsburg is that charity - every time you do a search.  Click on the shopping links, when you purchase something from one of those sites, we get a percentage, from 1% up to 35% depending on the business (eBay is 35%!)GoodSearch Update
United Way of Greater Williamsburg
312 Waller Mill Road, Suite 100
Williamsburg, VA  23185
Ph. 757-253-2264
Helpline 757-229-2222

 
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