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Category: Guest Posts

Volunteer Voice: Kathy Lofton

Happy fall, y’all! Kathy Lofton here. I’m excited to share about my ReadingPals experiences at Methodist Children’s Village on the west side of Jacksonville.

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Volunteer Profile: Genece Minshew

Genece Minshew was looking for a challenging, yet rewarding volunteer opportunity in her Fernandina Beach community. Minshew found the perfect opportunity when she attended RealSense tax preparation training and began helping Nassau County families and individuals file their tax returns.

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Big Results. Big Impact.

Pat Geraghty, CEO of Florida Blue and 2014 Campaign Chair, discusses United Way’s campaign season and the big impact that our initiatives have on Northeast Florida.

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The Importance of Reading Aloud

Today is International Literacy Day! Learn more about how why reading aloud programs, like ReadingPals, are so important for helping our youngest students on the path to literacy.

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A ReadingPal’s Perspective

As this past year progressed, I became more & more determined to demonstrate unconditional love because I could see how very much it means to these little ones to have a caring, engaged adult reinforcing learning in an individual setting.

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What Is the True Definition of Being a United Way Intern?

There are two principles that I believe every striving young person should live by: always strive to make an impact, and try to reach.

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Intern Insider: Working at United Way

This is my fourth week working with United Way of Northeast Florida. I can truly say that this experience doesn’t feel like an internship, but more like being a part of another family.

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Wi$e Money Week 2014

Everyone – every family, every individual, every business – needs to be wise about money. Wi$e Money Week is a week of activities and events celebrating the importance of good money management.

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