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Category: Press Releases

United Way announces $9 million investment to improve economic mobility in Northeast Florida

United Way of Northeast Florida announced today a $9 million investment to improve economic mobility throughout the region. The funds, distributed over a period of…

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United Way of Northeast Florida names Melanie Patz as CEO

  Current Baptist Health and former United Way executive brings over 25 years of nonprofit experience and community commitment to the role Jacksonville, Fla. (Aug….

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Race-Equity Advocates and Organizations Partner to Bring First Civil Rights Conference to Jacksonville

This event is designed to educate and facilitate conversations on civil rights movements in order to provide inspiration and the tools to make Jacksonville a more equitable community.

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President and CEO Michelle Braun to retire from organization in April

  United Way’s board of directors to launch search for new leader Today, United Way of Northeast Florida announced President and CEO Michelle Braun will…

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United Way 211 celebrates 20 years of helping callers in crisis

Founded in 2002, United Way 211 is an integrated information and referral helpline and online database that connects people of all ages and walks of life to essential health, human and social services.

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City announces details on how to apply for emergency rental and utility assistance

The City of Jacksonville’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program will distribute nearly $29 million of federal funds to assist Duval County residents who have been unable to pay their rent or utilities due to a loss of income related to COVID-19.

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Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott recognizes United Way of Northeast Florida with historic gift

United Way of Northeast Florida announced today it received a $20 million donation from renowned author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

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Miller Electric contributes $1 million to United Way to advance race, equity and social justice in Northeast Florida

The Jacksonville-based, family-owned company joins United Way of Northeast Florida in powering the next generation of race, equity and social justice in the community.

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Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund Delivers More Than $5 Million to Support North Florida Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund awarded $5.4 million to 112 North Florida nonprofit agencies since the Relief Fund reopened in March to support residents disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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United Way’s Mission United serves 4,000+ veterans during inaugural year

The initiative provides streamlined care coordination for local veterans in need.

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