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Category: Press Releases

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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New report underscores more than a third of Northeast Florida struggled to make ends meet before COVID-19

Before the onset of COVID-19, more than one third of residents in Northeast Florida struggled to make ends meet. In this time of COVID-19 disruption, the data suggests these numbers could now be significantly higher.

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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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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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