United Way of Buffalo & Erie County

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Imagine wanting to have the American Dream—the family, the house, the car, the financial stability to live the life you want to live. But also imagine working full time and still not being able to make ends meet.

About one third of kids in Erie County are either overweight or obese, according to a report issued by the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. The organization's Community Report Card on Childhood Obesity also indicates a correlation between obesity and household income.

United Way sets ambitious 2013 campaign goal

Sep 19, 2013
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The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County kicked off its annual campaign drive Thursday.  The organization has announced an ambitious fundraising goal.