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Category: Volunteerism

Retiree connects finance skills to purpose at Red Cross

Judy Bresnahan, volunteer for United Way partner American Red Cross of Northeast Florida, has dedicated 13 years of outstanding volunteer service at the local and national Red Cross levels.

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Local woman continues brother’s legacy through community service

For the last three years, Chelsey has dedicated her time and talent to improving her home community of Jacksonville, FL as an AmeriCorps member.

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Intern discovers links between situations and birth outcomes in Northeast Florida

Mayuri Patel, intern for United Way partner Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition helped pave the way for new discoveries.

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Hart Felt Ministries volunteer finds purpose with senior citizens

Brigitte Wagner, volunteer for Hart Felt Ministries, illustrates the power of one individual to make a difference in the world.

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United Way welcomes Stein Fellowship class of 2019

The 2019 Stein Fellows Reception, held Nov. 8 at Epping Forest Yacht Club, honored the outgoing Stein Fellow class of 2018 and welcomed members of the class of 2019.

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United Way intern: “Connecting work and passion is possible.”

Nicole Petersen, fall 2018 marketing and communications intern reflects on her time at United Way of Northeast Florida.

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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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