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Author: United Way of Northeast Florida

Women United Spotlight: Judge Robin Lanigan Johnston

The United Way of Northeast Florida Women United member made history as the first Jewish woman appointed a judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Courts of Florida.

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Poverty is concentrated in neighborhoods

This column originally appeared in the Florida Times-Union on Sunday, July 5, 2020. By Darnell Smith, North Florida market president, Florida Blue   To make…

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Collaborative Report Highlights Progress and Opportunities for Supporting Jacksonville’s Homeless

June 22, 2020 – Jacksonville has made major strides in reducing homelessness in the past decade, significantly outpacing national progress metrics, according to a new…

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More than $3 million granted for COVID-19 relief in Northeast Florida

More than $3 million granted for COVID-19 relief in Northeast Florida Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund has assisted 87 nonprofit organizations in six counties  …

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How COVID-19 reminded the world of the value of educators

During this unparalleled time, we have been prompted to remember the value of teachers in our children’s education.

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The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida Receives $500,000 from The Humana Foundation

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – May 19, 2020 – The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is honored to announce it has received a $500,000 gift from The…

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Relief Fund grant allows ElderSource to provide increased support to older adults

ElderSource received one of the first grants from the First Coast Relief Fund, $50,000 that is being used to support a variety of direct services for older adults across Nassau, Baker, Duval, Clay, St. Johns, Flagler and Volusia counties.

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Relief Fund grant ensures Catholic Charities can continue crucial services

Catholic Charities is continuing to operate its food pantry, located in a food desert in Northwest Jacksonville, with drive-through services, and is serving 60 families each day.

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City Year volunteer hopes to make a lasting impact on local youths

Though young, Jessica Rainer, City Year Jacksonville volunteer, has spent many years of her life serving others and eventually, discovered her passion for improving the lives of youth.

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Volunteer handy man uses ordinary skills to make an extraordinary difference

Never seen without a smile, his pick-up truck and a toolbox, Peter Madorma has dedicated more than five years of service at Pace Center for Girls in Jacksonville.

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