United Way

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A new report shows New York’s working poor labor force is growing. Throughout the state, the population is nearing 50 percent and struggling to make ends meet and afford basic necessities. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne takes a closer look at the report, meant to be a call to action.

A former New York Giants player is in Newburgh Friday morning, to help kick off a campaign for the common good. Former Giants star receiver Amani Toomer will be at the Newburgh waterfront to deliver the keynote speech for the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region’s “Campaign for the Common Good.” The theme for the 2013-2014 year is “Imagine the Possibilities.” The National Football League has partnered with not-for-profit United Way for 40 years, and Toomer served as the Giants 2003 United...