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Author: Sarah Henderson

United Way CEO: Dr. King’s legacy inspires us to drive for change

We believe Dr. King’s message and spirit deserve to be honored and celebrated beyond Jan. 20. His legacy has the power to drive change not just one day a year but 365 days a year.

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David and Linda Stein announce United Way’s Stein Fellowship Class of 2020

Philanthropists David and Linda Stein, in partnership with United Way of Northeast Florida, recently announced the 2020 class of the Stein Fellowship. This multi-generational mentorship program for young professionals promotes philanthropy, community engagement and student achievement across Northeast Florida.

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Jacksonville man receives hope and good health from volunteer-based clinic

  Roderick Borisade knew something was wrong when his left side became numb. He was scared and didn’t know where to turn for help. “Weeks…

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Haskell teams up with United Way to assemble 100 snack packs

By Kelsey Morrow Employees from Haskell recently prepared 100 snack packs for students at Full Service Schools sites across Duval County. In less than two…

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Volunteers lend a hand on the Eastside for Hometown Huddle

By Kelsey Morrow One day each year, NFL teams across the country join forces with local United Ways to encourage community service and highlight the…

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Community comes together to support 40 families for Thanksgiving

By Kelsey Morrow   Many families would not have access to an adequate meal for Thanksgiving if not for the generosity of corporations, community members…

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Jacksonville teen earns prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award

  Jacksonville teen Alexander Hassel recently qualified for the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award for his outstanding commitment to community service. Hassel, who is 15…

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Nearly 1,500 books donated to children in ReadingPals

For the fourth year in a row, hundreds of students in Duval and Nassau counties will receive free books to add to their at-home library….

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United Way and partners launch Mission United veterans initiative in Northeast Florida

  United Way of Northeast Florida announced today the launch of Mission United, a community network connecting veterans and their families to critical health, human…

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Florida First Lady DeSantis visits United Way and 211 call center

Her visit was part of a statewide United Way 211 tour to better understand, emphasize the importance of and promote the value of United Way 211 in crisis prevention and intervention.

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