United Way hosts Poverty Summit in Grand Island

Volunteers, social workers and community leaders spent half a day in Grand Island Friday brainstorming on the issue of poverty and how the Heartland United Way and other nonprofit agencies might work together to improve the plight of children in need.
“I think it really was a draw for a lot of people to finally have a proactive conversation about poverty,” said Karen Rathke, Heartland United Way president.

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