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Category: High-Quality Education

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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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, 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 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 wins award for library partnership

Florida Library Association announced United Way of Northeast Florida as the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Business/Media Partner award.

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Graduating seniors receive college starter kits through Full Service Schools

Twenty-four seniors at Sandalwood High School received college starter kits through Full Service Schools, a collaborative United Way initiative.

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AFL Spotlight: Jenna Aihie

Jenna Aihie believes that being a part of the Achievers for Life program is even more rewarding for the mentor than the mentee.

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