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05/03/19 UCM Announces Name Change to United Community.
05/03/19 New Name Brand FAQ Sheet
11/20/18 Friends of UCM Raise Nearly $80,000 at the 2018 Capitol Steps Benefit
11/07/18 UCM Launches First Community Schools in Fairfax County: New Partnership Focused on Strengthening our Children’s Future Together at
Walt Whitman Middle and Mount Vernon Woods Elementary Schools
04/18/18 UCM 2018 Give From The Heart Gala Raises $180K for Families in Need
11/07/17 Capitol Steps Benefit for UCM Raises Nearly $87K for Families in Need
08/31/17 Battelle-UCM Scholarships Awarded to Local High School Graduates
07/06/17 UCM Awards Annual Valencourt Scholarships to Local High School Graduates
06/02/17 Mt. Vernon Art-Fest at Sacramento Center on June 11
05/16/17 Give From the Heart Gala Raises Nearly $190K for Families in Need
04/28/17 Welcoming Reception Held for Alison DeCourcey of UCM
03/31/17 UCM Welcomes Alison DeCourcey as Executive Director
12/02/16 Scouting For Food Donations Stock UCM Food Pantry
11/18/16 2016 Capitol Steps Benefit for UCM Raises Over $75,000 For Families in Need
09/15/16 Tickets Now Available for the 2016 Capitol Steps to Benefit UCM
09/02/16 Generous Community Support for UCM Back to School Program
07/08/16 Girl Scout Troops Support UCM Families in Need
07/01/16 Extended to 7/31: Mount Vernon “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” Food Drive for UCM
06/28/16 West Potomac High SHOUT Volunteers Make a Difference at United Community Ministries
06/27/16 UCM Heritage Circle Celebrates Generations of Service
06/24/16 UCM Awards 2016 Valencourt Scholarships to Local High School Graduates
06/03/16 Stamp Out Hunger Community Food Drive Stocks UCM Food Pantry with over 9,100 Pounds
5/20/16 Belle View Elementary Girls On the Run Team Supports UCM’s Mount Vernon Kids Programs
05/06/16 Stamp Out Hunger Community Food Drive - Sat. May 14
04/15/16 UCM Volunteers Nancy and Kenny Hegland Named 2016 Family Volunteer at Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards
03/18/16 Girl Scout Silver Award Project Benefits UCM Children’s Programs
3/11/16 What Would YOU do with $100?
03/04/16 Mt. Vernon Center for Dentistry Donates Dental Day of Service for UCM Clients
2/26/16 2016 Battelle-UCM Scholarship Open to Area High School Seniors
02/19/16 Beautiful Bowls Raise $3,600+ for UCM at Annual Torpedo Factory SOUPer Saturday
02/12/16 UCM Progreso Center Volunteers Empower New Citizens
12/05/16 Employees Community Fund of The Boeing Company Recognizes UCM with Grant Award
01/29/16 Bishop Ireton Swim and Dive Team Supports UCM
01/15/16 UCM Announces Board of Directors for 2016
01/12/16 Cafritz Foundation Recognizes UCM with $20,000 Grant Award
01/11/16 Martin Luther King Jr. Events Benefiting UCM
12/29/15 Philip E. Graham Fund Recognizes UCM with $50,000 Grant Award
12/15/15 UCM Receives CVS Health Community Grant
12/11/15 NVAR Donates $15,000 to UCM to Fight Local Hunger
12/04/15 Civil Rights Icon Congressman John Lewis Honors UCM CVCC Student for Essay
11/13/15 UCM Capitol Steps Benefit Raises $85K+ for Families in Need
11/06/15 World Pasta Day Challenge at Gold's Gym Alexandria Supports UCM Food Pantry
10/30/15 Hilton Old Town Alexandria Employees Support UCM
10/16/15 Mount Vernon Center for Dentistry Supports UCM Early Learning Center with Smiles for Life
10/09/15 Ventures in Community (VIC) Advocates for People in Need at UCM
IN THE NEWS
Sacramento Community Day with Shuttle Astronaut Charles Bolden, 6/1/19, Fort Hunt Herald.
From UCM to United Community, 5/9/19, Mount Vernon Gazette, pp. 7, 18.
A Huge Philanthropic Celebration, 5/9/19, Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 6.
50 Years of Battling Region's Poverty: UCM Rebrands Itself as United Community, 5/9/19, Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 1,
UCM Looks to the Future with New Name: United Community, 5/7/19, Fort Hunt Herald.
Rebranded United Community Celebrates 50-Year Legacy at Anniversary Gala, 5/7/19, Fort Hunt Herald.
1st 'Community School' in Fairfax County looks to help families at Walt Whitman Middle School, 2/14/19, Fox 5 DC News.
Community Schools Give Life Lessons, 12/17/18 The Washington Post, p. B-1.
Friends of UCM Raise Nearly $80,000 at 2018 Capitol Steps Benefit, 11/29/18 Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 3.
Capitol Steps Brings the Laughs to Benefit United Community Ministries, 11/21/18 Fort Hunt Herald.
UCM Launches Community Schools Partnership, 11/8/18 Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 3.
Community Schools Pilot Program Launched at 2 Local Schools, 11/6/18 Greater Alexandria Patch.com.
UCM Gala Raises $180,000, 4/25/18 Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 17.
Stuffing the Bus in Mount Vernon, 1/18/18 Mount Vernon Gazette (Front page feature, pdf)
Chamber Presents Business Awards at Holiday Fete, 12/20/17 Mount Vernon Voice.
UCM Awarded 2017 Nonprofit of the Year by Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber, 12/21/17 Mount Vernon Gazette.
How a Tired Strip near George Washington's Estate Could be a Magnet for Residents, Tourists, 12/4/17 The Washington Post.
Capitol Steps Benefit Raises Funds for UCM, 11/19/17 Mount Vernon Gazette.
2017 Capitol Steps Benefit Raises Nearly $87K for UCM, 11/18/18 AlexandriaNews.org.
Mount Vernon Area Students Receive Competitive Scholarships, 8/31/17 Mount Vernon Patch.com.
Battelle-UCM Scholarships Awarded to Local High School Graduates, 8/31/17 The Zebra Press
Valencourt Scholarships Awarded, 8/17 The Zebra Press, p. 30.
Beyer Tours Youth Programs, 8/8/17 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 3.
Help Children in Need Go Back to School Prepared, 7/18/17 Connection Newspapers.
UCM Awards Valencourt Scholarships, 7/12/17 Mount Vernon Voice.
UCM Awards Valencourt Scholarships, 7/7/17 AlexandriaNews.org.
UCM Awards Scholarships to Local High School Grads, 7/6/17 CoveringTheCorridor.com.
UCM Announces Valencourt Scholarships, 7/5/17 Greater Alexandria Patch.com.
Westminster Presbyterian Church Presents 2017 Community Grant Awards, 6/27/17 AlexandriaNews.org.
UCM Gala Supports Families in Need, 5/18/17 AlexandriaNews.org
Give From The Heart Gala Raises Critical Funds for Families in Need, 5/18/17 Mount Vernon Patch.com.
UCM Gala Honors Hyland, 5/11/17 Mount Vernon Gazette.
UCM Gala Honors Former Mount Vernon Supervisor, 5/10/17 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 1 & 7.
New Executive Director at UCM, 4/4/17 Mount Vernon Gazette (Connection Newspapers).
UCM Names DeCourcey, 4/5/17 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 1.
UCM Welcomes Alison DeCourcey as Executive Director, 4/3/17 AlexandriaNews.org.
UCM Names New Executive Director, 4/2/17 Covering the Corridor.
UCM Presents Annual Awards and New Board Officers, 12/14/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 8.
Capitol Steps Benefit Raisees More Than $75K for UCM 11/22/16 Mount Vernon Gazette.
2016 Capitol Steps Benefit for UCM Raises More than $75K 11/21/16 Greater Alexandria Patch.com.
Capitol Steps Makes Politics Funny for UCM Crowd 11/16/16 Mount Vernon Voice.
Valencourt Scholarships Presented 09/01/16 Mount Vernon Gazette (pdf) or view online.
Chambers Hold Joint Networking Event 08/31/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 6 (pdf).
UCM Prepares Hundreds for School 08/24/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 6 (pdf).
Summer Fun at Creekside Village 8/3/16 Mount Vernon Voice, see pp. 6 - 7 (pdf).
Help Children Arrive at School Prepared 7/27/16 Connection Newspapers (pdf)/
Community Life 07/20/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 6 (pdf).
Mount Vernon: Girl Scouts Support UCM Families 07/14/16 Connection Newspapers.
What To Do With Former School Building? 07/14/16 Mount Vernon Gazette (cover story).
"Neighbors Helping Neighbors" with UCM 07/14/16 Mount Vernon Gazette, p. 19 (pdf)
20 WP Seniors Volunteer at UCM in SHOUT Program 07/06/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 10 (pdf).
UCM Awards 2016 Valencourt Scholarships (pdf) 06/29/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 2.
Celebrating 30 Years! UCM Early Learning Center (pdf) 06/08/16 Mount Vernon Voice, pp. 8 & 9.
Importance of Early Childhood Education, by Del. Paul Krizek (pdf) 06/08/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p.4.
Stamp Out Hunger: Letter Carriers Food Drive Set for May 14 05/12/16 Alexandria Gazette Packet, p. 3, and Connections newspapers online.
Mount Vernon Column: Make Donations of Healthy Food 5/12/16 Mount Vernon Gazette.
UCM Pantry Needs Food: VA Del. Paul Krizek Weekly Column (pdf) 05/11/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 4
UCM Volunteers Nancy And Kenny Hegland Named 2016 Family Volunteer at Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards 04/16/16 AlexandriaNews.org
Volunteer Stars Shine Brightly 04/14/16 Mount Vernon Gazette (Cover page photo)
Glitz, Glamour, And Giving: Las Vegas-themed Friends of UCM Spring Gala Raises $185K+ (pdf) 04/07/16 Mount Vernon Gazette (Cover page, continues to p. 3). Click here for online version at paper's website.
Viva Las Vegas -- and UCM -- to the Tune of $185,000 (pdf) 04/06/16 Mount Vernon Voice (Cover page, continues to pp. 6-7)
UCM Receives $20,000 Cafritz Foundation Grant 01/13/16 Mount Vernon Voice, p.10 (pdf)
Mount Vernon Shapshot: Book Donations to UCM 01/06/16 Mount Vernon Gazette
Uplifting and Empowering at UCM (pdf) (or read online) 12/23/15 cover story, Mount Vernon Gazette
Mount Vernon Center for Dentistry Supports UCM Early Learning Center 10/19/15 AlexandriaNews.org
Mount Vernon Brief: Discussing Early Childhood Education 10/15/15 Mount Vernon Gazette
Hyland's 25th Lobsterfest Raises Funds for UCM 10/14/15 Mount Vernon Voice, p. 6 (pdf)
Weichert Old Town Office Donates $2500 to UCM,10/15 Zebra Press, p. 7
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