Stuff the Bus, in partnership with First Coast News, collected more than 37,500 school supplies to benefit Full Service Schools and Achievers For Life, two initiatives led by United Way and several of it’s funded partners.
For the last five years, Whiteside-Lemon has spent tax season helping individuals and families make sense of the numbers on their tax returns.
“I like the tie between young professionals helping in the community and being professionally developed,” Pratt said. “And the relationship with my Achievers For Life [middle-school] mentee was really impactful.”
Fleeger said their volunteers came up with a simple “divide and conquer” plan to organize the supply collection and make sure they were getting what was really needed.
Longtime ReadingPal, Emily Williamson enjoys helping young students learn to love reading.
2017 Upstream winners, Food Fighters: Student Powered Hunger Relief, share quarter one results.
Matt Flagler sees his role in giving back as definitely hands-on in making Jacksonville a better place to live. As an Atlantic Circle chair for United Way of Northeast Florida, Flagler has played a pivotal role in getting young professionals throughout the city involved in helping others.
Bernie Izzo is involved with a variety of United Way volunteer projects that range from spreading mulch to moving furniture for a RealSense project.
Dorie Offhaus found her niche with giving back through United Way of Northeast Florida’s RealSense financial stability initiative.
Since RealSense began 13 years ago, the Bostons have used the initiative’s free tax-preparation services, learning so much along the way.