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Category: Comprehensive Basic Needs

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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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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What about the children in poverty?

United Way executive team member shares a personal reflection on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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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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Veteran permanently disabled by PTSD regains hope and his life

  In March 2018, Chris Dempsey, JAG lawyer and Army combat veteran, found himself sleeping in the woods next to his church in Keystone, Florida….

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United Way 211 helps family after car accident triggers financial crisis

  Dana Garcia didn’t know she would find herself crying in the bathroom that day. A proud Haskell employee, she was invited to a United…

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Retiree connects finance skills to purpose at Red Cross

Judy Bresnahan, volunteer for United Way partner American Red Cross of Northeast Florida, has dedicated 13 years of outstanding volunteer service at the local and national Red Cross levels.

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New report reveals more than one third of Northeast Florida residents struggle to make ends meet

United Way of Northeast Florida is leading and developing several initiatives to help ALICE families and those in poverty.

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Pine Castle helps woman overcome intellectual differences

When Jessica came to Pine Castle in 2013, she was living with her parents. Today, she continues to thrive in her independence.

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Living the dream 365: Introducing our America

Refugee resettlement director for Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida explains the personal impact of welcoming refugees in Northeast Florida.

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