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Category: Press Releases

More than $2 million pledged to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund

Northeast Florida donors have generously pledged more than $2 million to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to support immediate needs caused by COVID-19 disruption.

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First Coast Relief Fund Re-Activates for COVID-19 Response

The fund will assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by this public health crisis.

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David and Linda Stein announce United Way’s Stein Fellowship Class of 2020

Philanthropists David and Linda Stein, in partnership with United Way of Northeast Florida, recently announced the 2020 class of the Stein Fellowship. This multi-generational mentorship program for young professionals promotes philanthropy, community engagement and student achievement across Northeast Florida.

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Jacksonville teen earns prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award

  Jacksonville teen Alexander Hassel recently qualified for the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award for his outstanding commitment to community service. Hassel, who is 15…

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United Way and partners launch Mission United veterans initiative in Northeast Florida

  United Way of Northeast Florida announced today the launch of Mission United, a community network connecting veterans and their families to critical health, human…

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Northeast Florida funders activate Relief Fund

  Northeast Florida philanthropic leaders and the City of Jacksonville are once again prepared to manage Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to assist organizations helping…

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LISC Jacksonville, Community Partners Launch Florida’s First Financial Opportunity Center

Business and community leaders gathered to celebrate the opening of Steps 2 Success – a financial and career coaching model that has proven successful in more than 90 locations across the country.

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New report reveals more than one third of Northeast Florida residents struggle to make ends meet

United Way of Northeast Florida is leading and developing several initiatives to help ALICE families and those in poverty.

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United Way announces 10th anniversary award winners

United Way announces 10th anniversary Sherwood H. Smith Children’s Champion Awards winners The announcement took place at the nonprofit’s annual fall event     Jacksonville,…

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Delores Barr Weaver makes $1 million endowment gift to United Way

Delores Barr Weaver donated $1 million from the Delores Barr Weaver Fund at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida to United Way of Northeast Florida’s endowment.

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