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Category: Partner News

Volunteer hopes to lead by example to create a stronger community for all

For the past five years,  Lauren Cephus has worn many hats as a volunteer for The Black Commission.

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Collaborative Report Highlights Progress and Opportunities for Supporting Jacksonville’s Homeless

June 22, 2020 – Jacksonville has made major strides in reducing homelessness in the past decade, significantly outpacing national progress metrics, according to a new…

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The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida Receives $500,000 from The Humana Foundation

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – May 19, 2020 – The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is honored to announce it has received a $500,000 gift from The…

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City Year volunteer hopes to make a lasting impact on local youths

Though young, Jessica Rainer, City Year Jacksonville volunteer, has spent many years of her life serving others and eventually, discovered her passion for improving the lives of youth.

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Volunteer handy man uses ordinary skills to make an extraordinary difference

Never seen without a smile, his pick-up truck and a toolbox, Peter Madorma has dedicated more than five years of service at Pace Center for Girls in Jacksonville.

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Award-winning volunteer encourages neighbors to “show up” for community in tangible ways

Ayleen Supernault is not just any volunteer. She’s the “Volunteer of the Year” for United Way partner Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida (LSSNF).

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Air Force veterans make the most of retirement through volunteerism

Ken and Linda McEnery, volunteers for United Way partner Downtown Ecumenical Services Council (DESC), are Air Force veterans with a great deal of compassion and dedication for their community.

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Jacksonville philanthropists Michael Ward and Jennifer Glock commit $1.25 million to COVID-19 relief, challenge others to step up

  Their gift will support four local organizations serving those affected by COVID-19 disruption. Jacksonville, Fla. (April 2, 2020) – Longtime local philanthropists Michael Ward and…

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The Arc Jacksonville and Sulzbacher partner to create inclusive volunteer opportunities

The Arc Jacksonville and Sulzbacher have a unique partnership – two nonprofits with different missions, supporting each other. In observance of the 25th annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 30 volunteers from The Arc Jacksonville prepared and served meals at Sulzbacher. The MLK Day of Service encourages all Americans to improve communities through volunteer service.

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Jacksonville man receives hope and good health from volunteer-based clinic

  Roderick Borisade knew something was wrong when his left side became numb. He was scared and didn’t know where to turn for help. “Weeks…

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