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Category: Volunteerism

United Way team member shines in parent leadership group

Parents Who Lead is a collaborative initiative among Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF), Duval County Public Schools and Jacksonville Public Library in which members come together not only to advocate for parents in their school districts, but also to learn the necessary skills required to fight roadblocks to improve school standards at the city level.

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United Way intern shares highlights from his experience

University of North Florida student Markale Ford shares his top 10 highlights as a creatives services intern at United Way of Northeast Florida.

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United Way award winner advocates for better early childhood education

For her outstanding work with local children and efforts to improve early learning requirements, Amanda Crawford was awarded United Way’s 2018 Sherwood H. Smith Children’s Champion Award in the advocacy. category.

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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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Pre-register to become a Disaster Response Volunteer

Pre-register to be a Disaster Response Volunteer and be prepared to help your community the minute a disaster strikes.

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Homeowner keeps house, reduces debt thanks to United Way partner, Family Foundations

Anjie is so thankful for organizations like Family Foundations and United Way of Northeast Florida for services they offer individuals like her.

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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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Stuff the Bus receives record-breaking community support

Thanks to the overwhelming support from the community for Stuff the Bus, a partnership with First Coast News, more Duval County classrooms than ever before will start the 2018-2019 school year prepared for academic success.

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United Way partner, Red Cross, shelters local family in crisis

“I don’t know what I would have done without the Red Cross,” said Kirsten. “They saved my life, my family, everything.”

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United Way CEO: “We simply cannot do this work without you.”

As we wrap up another fiscal year, we reflect on what we have accomplished together.

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