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Category: Good Health and Well-being

Five Star Veterans Center helps Navy veteran get back on his feet

As a 10-year veteran, Paul dealt with both physical and mental pain on a daily basis. With the help of United Way partner Five Star Veterans, Paul is putting his life back together again.

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Why health is more than the absence of disease

 We Care Jacksonville, one of more than 70 United Way funded partner agencies, provides specialty medical care to low-income, uninsured, and homeless adults in Duval County and addresses these problems by using community health workers.

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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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Pre-register to become a Disaster Response Volunteer

Pre-register to be a Disaster Response Volunteer and be prepared to help your community the minute a disaster strikes.

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You’re not alone: where to find help during an emotional crisis

World Suicide Prevention Week is an opportunity to ensure that individuals and families in our community are getting the emotional support they need. Here are five resources to assist you during an emotional crisis

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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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The link between mental health and school performance

In honor of Children’s Mental Health Week, United Way of Northeast Florida is bringing awareness to the challenges students of all ages may face.

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Record-breaking year for Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus, in partnership with First Coast News, collected more than 37,500 school supplies to benefit Full Service Schools and Achievers For Life, two initiatives led by United Way and several of it’s funded partners.

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Giving Back: Stuff the Bus top team encourages you to help

Fleeger said their volunteers came up with a simple “divide and conquer” plan to organize the supply collection and make sure they were getting what was really needed.

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