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Author: Jasmine Souers

United Way announces hiring of two top executives

Seasoned nonprofit executives Coretta Hill and James Ellout are the first major leadership hires serving under United Way’s new President and CEO Melanie Patz.

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United Way announces $1 million homeownership investment

United Way of Northeast Florida announced yesterday a $1 million investment to protect and increase homeownership in Jacksonville

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Tocqueville Society Member Irene Lazzara Reflects on Inaugural Civil Rights Conference

For Tocqueville Society member Irene Lazzara, the Civil Rights Conference was an opportunity to understand the history of race relations in our country and community as well as connect with revered leaders in the space.

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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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