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Category: Volunteerism

How COVID-19 reminded the world of the value of educators

During this unparalleled time, we have been prompted to remember the value of teachers in our children’s education.

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City Year volunteer hopes to make a lasting impact on local youths

Though young, Jessica Rainer, City Year Jacksonville volunteer, has spent many years of her life serving others and eventually, discovered her passion for improving the lives of youth.

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Volunteer handy man uses ordinary skills to make an extraordinary difference

Never seen without a smile, his pick-up truck and a toolbox, Peter Madorma has dedicated more than five years of service at Pace Center for Girls in Jacksonville.

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Award-winning volunteer encourages neighbors to “show up” for community in tangible ways

Ayleen Supernault is not just any volunteer. She’s the “Volunteer of the Year” for United Way partner Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida (LSSNF).

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Local 23-year old volunteer undeterred by cerebral palsy; finds creatives ways to support community

Despite the challenges he faces living with cerebral palsy, the 23-year old Children’s Home Society volunteer doesn’t let anything stop him from giving back and making a difference in his community.

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Air Force veterans make the most of retirement through volunteerism

Ken and Linda McEnery, volunteers for United Way partner Downtown Ecumenical Services Council (DESC), are Air Force veterans with a great deal of compassion and dedication for their community.

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Volunteering Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

United Way is committed to safely supporting partners and their volunteer needs during community crisis.

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United Way mobilizes volunteers to rebuild hope “Out East”

While the neglect of the Eastside community is apparent, the efforts of residents hoping to rebuild it from the inside out are gaining traction.

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Community volunteers brought holiday joy to 65 local families

By Kelsey Morrow   This past holiday season, members of a local family finally got their own beds thanks to the generosity of one of…

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The Arc Jacksonville and Sulzbacher partner to create inclusive volunteer opportunities

The Arc Jacksonville and Sulzbacher have a unique partnership – two nonprofits with different missions, supporting each other. In observance of the 25th annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 30 volunteers from The Arc Jacksonville prepared and served meals at Sulzbacher. The MLK Day of Service encourages all Americans to improve communities through volunteer service.

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