United Way of Northeast Florida is making changes to its funding practices during the next year in order to broaden the organization’s reach and respond more effectively to community needs.
Over the past four years, State Farm contributed $40,000 to United Way’s RealSense initiative, which provides free financial-stability resources to Northeast Florida residents.
United Way of Florida released the findings of the updated United Way ALICE Report. It states that 29.5 percent of Florida’s working households are struggling to make ends meet, and another 14.5 percent earn less than the Federal Poverty Level.
Three student teams each won $10,000 in grant money to jumpstart their ideas for social change at last Thursday’s second-annual Upstream Pitch Party.
Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund has awarded more than $390,716 as of December 15 to help community organizations assist victims of Hurricane Matthew in Northeast Florida.
In its 12th year, Rayonier Advanced Materials’ annual golf tournament raised a record $65,302 for its longstanding nonprofit partner, United Way of Northeast Florida.
United Way of Northeast Florida and partners joined together to create Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund to assist organizations helping those in Northeast Florida affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Several key members of the Jacksonville business, nonprofit and philanthropic community jointly announced their support for the Duval County School Board and the superintendent as district leaders work through the challenging task of improving mutual cooperation and respect while focusing on overall student achievement with bold reforms and measurable outcomes.
United Way of Northeast Florida President & CEO Michelle Braun, and 2016 campaign chair Robert Hill, president & CEO, Acosta, kicked off the ‘Make Your Moment’ campaign during the luncheon.
United Way of Northeast Florida wrapped a record-breaking summer of school-preparedness collection drives this month as part of its first-annual Summer Daze of Action. The two-part Summer Daze effort included a ReadingPals Book Drive, June 1 through June 30, and Stuff the Bus, June 22 through Aug. 1.