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Author: Sarah Henderson

United Way volunteer discovers his passion for community service

Steffen’s combination of willingness to be of service and ability to guide and encourage others makes him a much-loved asset as a United Way of Northeast Florida volunteer.

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United Way CEO: ‘I don’t want to go back to normal’

We are all craving “normal” right now. But I’d like to propose a new normal.

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Important RealSense tax-filing services update

  By Carter Elliott, director of financial stability, United Way of Northeast Florida As United Way of Northeast Florida follows recommended precautions to limit the…

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First Coast Relief Fund Re-Activates for COVID-19 Response

The fund will assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by this public health crisis.

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United Way CEO: Working together in crisis

United Way CEO shares steps United Way is taking on behalf of your support — and on behalf of our most vulnerable citizens.

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United Way mobilizes volunteers to rebuild hope “Out East”

While the neglect of the Eastside community is apparent, the efforts of residents hoping to rebuild it from the inside out are gaining traction.

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Youth workforce program helped Jacksonville teen reach her dreams

  Almost four years ago, Shayla was struggling. A high-school sophomore at the time, she didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life….

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Eastside children treated to a special MLK birthday party

By Jordan Mullens Smiles and sounds of laughter brought much needed warmth to a chilly winter day at Oakland Terrace on Jacksonville’s Eastside last week….

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Community volunteers brought holiday joy to 65 local families

By Kelsey Morrow   This past holiday season, members of a local family finally got their own beds thanks to the generosity of one of…

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Jacksonville resident wins $10,000 grant to bring fresh produce to local food deserts

By Daniel A. Brown   One of Stephanie Schuster’s most vivid memories is watching a child sob as he begged his teacher for a snack…

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