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Category: Supporter Profiles

Volunteer Profile: Jarret Dreicer

It was a banner year for commitment and outreach from the staff of Baptist Health to United Way of Northeast Florida. Its “Peace, Love, United” campaign brought out camaraderie, 4,000 hours of volunteer time and more than $1 million in donations, greatly surpassing goals set by Baptist Health’s United Way campaign committee.

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Mentoring Works: Darion and Phillip

Darion and Phillip shared how mentoring makes a difference by offering support, accountability and a meaningful personal relationship that helps keeps students on track to graduation.

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Volunteer Profile: John Giffin

It seems early for tax season, but this past week John Giffin was making sure that the CareerSource site in Yulee would partner with the United Way RealSense Tax Preparation team. As site coordinator, his volunteer efforts are year-round.

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Volunteer Profile: Jada Martin

Jada Martin has met adversity with accomplishment as a community leader, a dedicated volunteer and an inspiration to all who know her.

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Wells Fargo Team Member Gives Back

Proving that unified efforts produce remarkable results, United Way’s partnership with Wells Fargo exemplifies a commitment to achieve positive community outcomes. Through the dedicated volunteer work of their individual team members, Wells Fargo gives back to the community in unique ways.

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Volunteer Profile: Genece Minshew

Genece Minshew was looking for a challenging, yet rewarding volunteer opportunity in her Fernandina Beach community. Minshew found the perfect opportunity when she attended RealSense tax preparation training and began helping Nassau County families and individuals file their tax returns.

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Volunteer Profile: Gerald Harmon

Once a week, Gerald Harmon turns off his welding equipment at Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. and heads to West Jacksonville Elementary to volunteer as a ReadingPal. It’s a role that he embraces – a dream come true.

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Volunteer Profile: Ross Gloudeman

Ross Gloudeman grew up with a spirit of giving instilled in him by his parents. After moving to Jacksonville three years ago, he realized that he was ready to return to that kind of commitment.

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Volunteer Profile: Wells Fargo & Kelly Smith

While it may come as no surprise that one of the nation’s largest financial services institutions is also one of the most philanthropic companies, the impact of their commitment is felt locally in a big way.

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Volunteer Profile: Eddie Ruberté

For a little over 1 hour each week Ruberté has found time to make a difference for a lifetime for two Duval County middle-school students as an Achievers For Life mentor.

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