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United Way of Greater Los Angeles Announces Matching Fund Launched by Two Local Philanthropists
Date:9/17/2009

Pathways Out of Poverty in my own community during this crucial time resonated with me. My matching gift reflects a message of hope and a bridge toward a better life."

"I believe that United Way is the best way to address critical issues in our community and hope that this gift will set the stage for others to follow," added Charles D. Miller, retired Chairman and CEO, Avery Dennison Corporation.

The Mullin-Miller Match Fund will help make it possible for the Creating Pathways Out of Poverty Plan to:

  • Continue to invest in programs that provide permanent housing to the homeless population
  • Provide academically enriched after school programs to children of low-income families
  • Train more people for living wage jobs, with career ladders, in future growth industries
  • Help working poor families access much needed tax refunds, as well as provide financial literacy training and access to savings programs
  • Educate and engage Angelenos through their workplaces about the solutions to poverty in our community

About United Way of Greater Los Angeles

United Way of Greater Los Angeles is a nonprofit organization that creates pathways out of poverty by focusing on meeting basic needs, improving educational achievement and increasing financial stability for the most vulnerable in our community. Through its research work, United Way identifies the issues and works in partnership with community leaders and supporters to solve them by funding targeted programs and advocating for change. For more information, visit www.unitedwayla.org.


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