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United Way's Day of Action


David Freeman, a volunteer from Goodyear, tosses folded sheets to his daughter, Hollen, while sorting through donated items at the Salvation Army during United Way's Day of Action Thursday, June 25, 2009. (Gadsden Times, Sarah Dudik)


By Miranda Sparks
Times Intern


Two hundred volunteers braved the Alabama heat in hopes of making a difference, of giving something back. United Way's 12th annual Day of Action saw 50 projects completed for 19 agencies in need of an extra pair of hands.


"The volunteers are amazing," said Jessica Brown, resource development and marketing director for United Way. "They are so willing to give that four hours on a June afternoon to go outside and sweat.".....Read More Here and Watch Video Here and Here