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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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Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund prepared for 2018 hurricane season

Relief Fund partners granted more than $3.56 million in relief for Hurricane Irma.

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Salesforce.org and United Way partner to launch Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud

In partnership with United Way Worldwide and Salesforce.org, United Way of Northeast Florida announced today it is bringing to market a world-class engagement and giving experience for both companies and employees in Northeast Florida.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials golf tournament raises $79,400 for United Way

Organized by the Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) Fernandina Beach Plant, more than 200 players participated this year including RYAM employees from Northeast Florida and South Georgia, RYAM suppliers and business partners, United Way staff, friends and family.

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More than $2 million pledged to local Irma relief effort

On the heels of what is estimated to be the most destructive natural disaster to hit Northeast Florida in more than a century, over $2 million has been pledged to Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to support immediate and long-term relief and recovery efforts.

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Northeast Florida’s Largest Funders Renew Relief Fund

Northeast Florida’s largest funders once again are prepared to manage Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by Hurricane Irma.

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United Way alters funding framework and processes to better serve community

United Way of Northeast Florida is making changes to its funding practices during the next year in order to broaden the organization’s reach and respond more effectively to community needs.

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United Way’s RealSense awarded neighborhood grant four years in a row

Over the past four years, State Farm contributed $40,000 to United Way’s RealSense initiative, which provides free financial-stability resources to Northeast Florida residents.

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2017 United Way ALICE Report shows working families continue to struggle in Florida

United Way of Florida released the findings of the updated United Way ALICE Report. It states that 29.5 percent of Florida’s working households are struggling to make ends meet, and another 14.5 percent earn less than the Federal Poverty Level.

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