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Category: Guest Posts

Be more than an ally, be an accomplice for the LGBTQ community

Loretta Prescott, director of development, JASMYN explains the importance of being an accomplice, more than an ally for the LGBTQ community.

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What keeps an United Way executive going in the face of adversity

United Way executive Phyllis Martin shares her thoughts in honor of June 4, Audacity to Hope Day.

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United Way supporters advocate for change in Tallahassee

Check out how this experience helped Atlantic Circle member Lyubov Sakara better understand the impact of United Way.

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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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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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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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Internship Experiences: Michaela

As a third year participant, the United Way Youth Employment Program created many opportunities for me to empower myself, build business relationships and generate positive first impressions. Being in this program has shaped my path in the right direction.

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Internship Experiences: Alicia Clark

At the end of the day, this job was rewarding because of all the hard work we put into it. We’re still giving back. It’s the small things that count.

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Internship Experiences: Traneise

“For the past two years, I have partnered with United Way and have been given a rare opportunity to work as an intern for a reputable and prestigious company called CSX. I do not take this opportunity lightly.”

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Internship Experiences: Dahnvonta

My name is Dahnvonta, and this summer I’ve started my first job as an intern with JEA. Although I may not express it all too well, I am grateful to have this opportunity and privilege of being an intern.

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