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March 28, 1995 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to reverse a four-year decline in contributions, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles has hired the chief executive who led a turnaround of its sister agency in Phoenix. Joseph V. Haggerty, a career United Way administrator credited with jump-starting the sagging Arizona operation, will become president and chief executive officer of the troubled Los Angeles agency May 1. Haggerty was named earlier this month to replace Herbert L. Carter, who retired Feb.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 28, 1995 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hoping to reverse a four-year decline in contributions, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles has hired the chief executive who led a turnaround of its sister agency in Phoenix. Joseph V. Haggerty, a career United Way administrator credited with jump-starting the sagging Arizona operation, will become president and chief executive officer of the troubled Los Angeles agency May 1. Haggerty was named earlier this month to replace Herbert L. Carter, who retired Feb.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 4, 1998
Kudos to you for your April 28 editorial highlighting the need for affordable, dependable child care in our community. This year, for the first time, United Way made a historic commitment to the community; we would fund 60,000 affordable child-care slots in L.A. County. United Way promised donors that if they help us reach our $59-million fund-raising goal, we will work with our charities to support this important level of service. Of the 250 Community Care charities funded by United Way donor dollars, 50 provide regular child-care services.
BUSINESS
March 27, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Cynthia Hariss has been named to the newly created position of senior vice president of the Disney Store-North America. Hariss, who joined Disney in 1992 as vice president of stores, will continue to oversee the firm's North American locations. She will also lead the store operations team at the firm's Glendale headquarters. The company is a subsidiary of Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. United Way of Greater Los Angeles has announced the appointment of Joseph V.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1998
Your Aug. 20 article regarding L.A. County's success in moving people from welfare to work is heartening--on the surface. Too often, hard-working former welfare recipients are moved not only into low-paying jobs but also into the ever-expanding world of the working poor. In the world of the working poor, people such as the busboys who clean our tables cannot always afford to put food before their own families and the people who watch our children during the day cannot afford child care for their own youngsters.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1996 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Marking an upturn for an organization hit hard by tough economic times and corporate downsizing, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles said Thursday that for the first time since 1990 it will increase the amount of money it awards to local charities this year. The increase in giving is the result of a more aggressive fund-raising campaign that solicited thousands of new volunteers and targeted a largely untapped market of ethnic businesses and organized labor groups, officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1995 | SCOTT COLLINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The United Way of Greater Los Angeles has announced staff cuts and a major restructuring plan in a bid to reverse a dramatic five-year fund-raising dive. The nonprofit giant--the fifth-largest United Way in the nation--will trim 40 positions, mainly in research and planning areas, from its 200-member work force. Since 1990, the agency that provides funds to hundreds of nonprofit groups and charities, from the YMCA to the Girl Scouts, has slashed grants 41%.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 19, 1999 | DARRYL FEARS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles County has one of the nation's highest rates of high-income households, but donations to charities are much more modest, the United Way reported Tuesday. The Southland ranks fifth among major metropolitan areas in donations to charities in general, according to tax records analyzed by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. The area ranks near the bottom when it comes to United Way donations alone.
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June 1, 1997 | MARY LOU LOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French historian Alexis de Tocqueville toured America in 1831, and in "Democracy in America" he wrote that Americans seem spontaneously to help one another without being asked, said United Way President Joseph V. Haggerty. Sometimes. But at the elegant De Tocqueville Society Dinner at the home of Dennis Tito, asking brought in some extra millions for the society, loosely an organization of those who give more than $10,000 of personal funds annually to United Way.
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July 27, 1995 | SCOTT COLLINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Carrie Gray has enough worries without taking on the problems of the United Way. But the 41-year-old mother of three has found out that the charity's problems are sometimes her own. Three summers ago, a letter arrived at Gray's Venice home, informing her and other parents that the Boys and Girls Club of Venice was cutting services one day a week because of a funding reduction from the United Way of Greater Los Angeles.
NEWS
October 24, 1995 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Security Pacific National Bank reigned as the largest financial institution headquartered in Los Angeles, local philanthropies reveled in its reflected glory: The community-minded corporation contributed an estimated $7 million to $10 million a year to Los Angeles-based charities. Then came Security Pacific's 1992 takeover by the parent of Bank of America.
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