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Category: Community News

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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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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