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Category: Good Health and Well-being

The impact of speech and hearing on academic success

A preschooler’s ability to speak effectively and understand language affects more than just their ability to say simple phrases like “hello” and “good morning”– it deeply impacts their capacity to comprehend and apply everything taught to them in the classroom.

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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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How a Nassau County teen overcame bullying to chase her dreams of becoming a nurse

  If you told Kiersten London eight years ago she’d one day give monologues in drama class, she wouldn’t believe you. The recent Fernandina Beach…

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Intern discovers links between situations and birth outcomes in Northeast Florida

Mayuri Patel, intern for United Way partner Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition helped pave the way for new discoveries.

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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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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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Living the dream 365: My Policy Center journey

Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, a United Way partner, changed the trajectory of a young woman’s life.

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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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Six ways to practice self-kindness

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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