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Category: Community News

Hart Felt Ministries volunteer finds purpose with senior citizens

Brigitte Wagner, volunteer for Hart Felt Ministries, illustrates the power of one individual to make a difference in the world.

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Community Support for Survivors Abounds at Hubbard House’s 10th Annual Domestic Violence Walk

More than 1,200 participants came together to raise support for survivors of domestic violence at the Hubbard House 10th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk, Stand Up & Stride, on March 30 at the Duval County Courthouse.

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Four women you should know in Northeast Florida

In honor of Women’s History Month, United Way of Northeast Florida highlighted women in the community who are helping families and individuals better make ends…

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Domestic violence survivor gives back through Hubbard House Walk

Meet Hubbard House Walk captain Sami Ebelt and learn how she helps change lives.

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Catholic Charities to open community-based food pantry

In an effort to be more accessible to clients, and to provide services in a neighborhood where more than 40 percent of residents live in poverty, Catholic Charities is relocating its food pantry and opening a satellite office in Northwest Jacksonville.

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Interactive trails combine learning and fun at local parks

Born Learning Trails help caregivers and communities turn a walk in the park into a fun learning experience.

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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 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 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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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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