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Author: Jasmine Souers

United Way announces $9 million investment to improve economic mobility in Northeast Florida

United Way of Northeast Florida announced today a $9 million investment to improve economic mobility throughout the region. The funds, distributed over a period of…

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Tocqueville Member Spotlight: Robin and Alberto Abbott

Robin Abbott is United Way of Northeast Florida’s chief financial officer and interim CEO. Her husband, Alberto Abbott, has served in the United States Army for more than 37 years and is a helicopter flight engineer and acting first sergeant “noncommission officer” of his detachment. Here’s how they navigate their philanthropic and professional lives.

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Full Service Schools awards $5.5 million in mental health services grants

Administered by United Way, the initiative provides free mental health care to all Duval County public school students.

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United Way announces 2022 Up Close and Personal Honorees

United Way of Northeast Florida is thrilled to recognize some of our outstanding honorees for 2022’s Up Close and Personal, May 18.

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Volunteer hopes to lead by example to create a stronger community for all

For the past five years,  Lauren Cephus has worn many hats as a volunteer for The Black Commission.

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Here’s how one volunteer-led organization is fighting food insecurity in Northeast Florida

Epic-Cure is a 100% volunteer-ran organization that rescues good food from wholesale distributors, farms and grocery stores and provides it for free to people in need in St. Johns, Putnam and Duval Counties in Florida.

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The doctor is in: Volunteer brings high-quality cardiovascular care to Sulzbacher

Dr. Brian Shapiro’s presence on Sulzbacher’s campuses both as a provider and as a leader on Sulzbacher’s board of directors has made a lasting impact on those he has served and those who will be served.

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DESC volunteer inspired by loss “satisfies her soul” through volunteerism

Described as hard working, extremely passionate and kind, DESC volunteer Gaylon Hynes is known for her attentiveness to people in need and goes out of her way to find help.

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Duval County Public Schools Employee Takes Youth Success Beyond the Classroom

Through his collective volunteerism, Brandon Mack provides both direct and systemic change to the lives of underserved students across Northeast Florida, contributing powerfully to United Way’s vision of creating a community of opportunity.

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United Way announces 2022 Cocktails and Conversations Honorees

United Way of Northeast Florida is thrilled to recognize our outstanding honorees for 2022’s Cocktails and Conversations, April 21.

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