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November 2018

Celebrate #Giving Tuesday with your #Unselfie.

Celebrate #Giving Tuesday with your #Unselfie.  Giving Tuesday, also known as #GivingTuesday, is an international movement to encourage charitable gifts and acts. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is all about what you can give, rather than what you can buy. To showcase your generosity, post a picture of yourself with a sign telling others about who you support and why. Then share it on all your social media accounts with the hashtag #Unselfie! Be selfless with your Unselfies this #GivingTuesday… or whenever you give a charitable gift. It might seem strange, but your Unselfies will showcase your favorite …
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Tis the season to be thankful…and Daily Work is thankful for YOU!

Tis the season to be thankful…and Daily Work is thankful for YOU! Many job seekers are able and willing to work, but have not successfully been able to gain employment or acquire the skills they need on their own. Because of YOU, together we are providing the one-to-one, personalized coaching and mentoring that is turning job seekers into valued employees who earn a living wage. Your support provides job seekers with: Help identifying short and long-term goals and identifying barriers to work. Developing a resume, cover letter and identifying jobs and workplaces that correspond to their work interests and skills. …
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Change a Life and Build a Better Future

Change a Life and Build a Better Future You’ve probably heard a lot about Give to the Max Day (GTMD), but what exactly is GTMD and why should you consider donating today? Frequently Asked Questions about GTMD: Q: What makes donating on Give to the Max Day so important? A: GTMD encourages thousands of donations for Minnesota’s worthy causes and each gift made on November 15 is entered into drawings every 10 minutes for additional cash contributions. One randomly selected donation will receive a $10,000 Golden Ticket at the end of Give to the Max Day! Q: Is Daily Work …
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Daily Work won a Golden Ticket worth $500!

At 2:00 a.m. – Daily Work won a Golden Ticket worth $500!  What’s that you say? It’s an incentive to make a donation today, on Give to the Max Day, Minnesota’s Giving Holiday! Every donation made to Daily Work today at GiveMN.org will be entered into a drawing that takes place every 10 minutes!  If your donation is selected, Daily Work will receive a Golden Ticket, worth either $500 or $1,000! Check out the other winners here: https://www.givemn.org/giving-events/gtmd18/prize-winners Donate Now! Don’t forget, every donation made today and through December 31 will also be matched by our generous challenge donors! 

The Barriers to Adult Education

The Barriers to Adult Education By: April Pierce, Communications & Web Services Intern The decision to return to school can be life-changing. Unfortunately, there are many obstacles standing in the way of adults wishing to pursue higher education. Thankfully, these challenges are being increasingly recognized by postsecondary institutions. Plus, there are also non-traditional opportunities being developed as alternative options to traditional universities. Adult learners are defined as degree-seeking students above the age of 25. With national college enrollment steadily declining each year, many institutions are eager to be more flexible for adult students. Students now have the choice to attend …
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Show Your Gratitude by Giving Back this November

Show Your Gratitude by Giving Back this November By: April Pierce, Communications & Web Services Intern Thanksgiving is a holiday that allows us to express our gratitude for life. One way to show your gratitude is by giving back to others, especially during the holiday season, when we all crave the warmth and comfort of food, friends, and family. At Daily Work, we know from personal experience how much the smallest act of kindness makes in someone’s life. If you’re looking for a way to warm someone’s heart this Thanksgiving, consider volunteering at an organization that will be providing hot …
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