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Full Service Schools turns student’s life around

With the help of Full Service Schools, Deonte was able to turn his life around and graduate from high school.

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United Way partner, Girls Inc., helps local student blossom

Girls Inc. provided Jasmine a safe, comfortable after-school space to unearth her passions and expand her reading abilities.

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United Way partner, Red Cross, shelters local family in crisis

“I don’t know what I would have done without the Red Cross,” said Kirsten. “They saved my life, my family, everything.”

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Homeowner keeps house, reduces debt thanks to United Way partner, Family Foundations

Anjie is so thankful for organizations like Family Foundations and United Way of Northeast Florida for services they offer individuals like her.

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Army veteran’s life transformed with one call to United Way 2-1-1

Betsy was at rock bottom. It wasn’t until she received information on free community resources from Catholic Charities at an Arlington church that her outlook began to improve.

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United Way partner, Operation New Hope, turns man’s life around 

From living on the street to becoming the head of a local glass warehouse in less than three years, Kaleem G. shows second chances are possible with the help of Operation New Hope.

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United Way welcomes Stein Fellowship class of 2019

The 2019 Stein Fellows Reception, held Nov. 8 at Epping Forest Yacht Club, honored the outgoing Stein Fellow class of 2018 and welcomed members of the class of 2019.

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United Way intern: “Connecting work and passion is possible.”

Nicole Petersen, fall 2018 marketing and communications intern reflects on her time at United Way of Northeast Florida.

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Four ways to combat childhood diabetes

Well-being means addressing a person’s physical, mental and emotional health, that’s why Family Support Services is committed to providing holistic care for every family.

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United Way team member shines in parent leadership group

Parents Who Lead is a collaborative initiative among Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF), Duval County Public Schools and Jacksonville Public Library in which members come together not only to advocate for parents in their school districts, but also to learn the necessary skills required to fight roadblocks to improve school standards at the city level.

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United Way intern shares highlights from his experience

University of North Florida student Markale Ford shares his top 10 highlights as a creatives services intern at United Way of Northeast Florida.

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Six ways to practice self-kindess

In order to be kind to others, you must first be kind to yourself.

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Sulzbacher takes an innovative approach to serving veterans

Sulzbacher, a United Way partner, has made helping homeless vets a priority, developing specially-tailored programs and services to meet their needs.

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Five Star Veterans Center helps Navy veteran get back on his feet

As a 10-year veteran, Paul dealt with both physical and mental pain on a daily basis. With the help of United Way partner Five Star Veterans, Paul is putting his life back together again.

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United Way award winner advocates for better early childhood education

For her outstanding work with local children and efforts to improve early learning requirements, Amanda Crawford was awarded United Way’s 2018 Sherwood H. Smith Children’s Champion Award in the advocacy. category.

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Why health is more than the absence of disease

We Care Jacksonville, one of more than 70 United Way funded partner agencies, provides specialty medical care to low-income, uninsured, and homeless adults in Duval County and addresses these problems by using community health workers.

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Three ways to make a difference this holiday season

You can spread holiday cheer by participating in United Way holiday giving opportunities.

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United Way award winner helps countless students stay in school

By Nicole Petersen     At William M. Raines High School, no student is without the opportunity to attend school due to family or financial...

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United Way announces 10th anniversary award winners

United Way announces 10th anniversary Sherwood H. Smith Children’s Champion Awards winners The announcement took place at the nonprofit’s annual fall event     Jacksonville,...

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United Way partner helps toddler find his voice

Hoping to help Amir better communicate, his mother sought assistance from Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center.

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Full Service Schools turns student’s life around

With the help of Full Service Schools, Deonte was able to turn his life around and graduate from high school.

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Pre-register to become a Disaster Response Volunteer

Pre-register to be a Disaster Response Volunteer and be prepared to help your community the minute a disaster strikes.

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United Way partner, Girls Inc., helps local student blossom

Girls Inc. provided Jasmine a safe, comfortable after-school space to unearth her passions and expand her reading abilities.

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Homeowner keeps house, reduces debt thanks to United Way partner, Family Foundations

Anjie is so thankful for organizations like Family Foundations and United Way of Northeast Florida for services they offer individuals like her.

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United Way and Generation launch CLIMB at local community event

United Way and Generation launched a new initiative, CLIMB, at CommUNITY Fest, a family-friendly event.

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Five resources for an emotional crisis

World Suicide Prevention Week is an opportunity to ensure that individuals and families in our community are getting the emotional support they need. Here are five resources to assist you during an emotional crisis

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Delores Barr Weaver makes $1 million endowment gift to United Way

Delores Barr Weaver donated $1 million from the Delores Barr Weaver Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida to United Way of Northeast Florida’s endowment.

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United Way currently accepting innovative ideas for social change

Upstream, a social innovation challenge for ages 18-24, invites Northeast Florida residents to develop creative solutions for community issues.

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Stuff the Bus receives record-breaking community support

Thanks to the overwhelming support from the community for Stuff the Bus, a partnership with First Coast News, more Duval County classrooms than ever before will start the 2018-2019 school year prepared for academic success.

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United Way partner, Red Cross, shelters local family in crisis

"I don't know what I would have done without the Red Cross," said Kirsten. "They saved my life, my family, everything."

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United Way’s first creative services intern shares her experience

Summer 2018, United Way of Northeast Florida's marketing department had the pleasure of working with Brean Powell, an advertising major from University of Florida.

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