Today at the Town of Palm Beach United Way and many other United Way’s across the country we are celebrating “Publix Appreciation Day.” When it comes to outstanding community partners, there is no doubt that Publix Super Markets has made a positive, lasting impact in countless people’s lives. The partnership between United Way and Publix has continued for decades. Read more
During the seventeen years I have worked at the Town of Palm Beach United Way, one of the questions that I get asked most is where does my donation go? The volunteer-led grant process isn’t an easy one but it is extremely rewarding. This year 79 dedicated volunteers will ensure that the Town of Palm Beach United Way is a good steward of your donations – and mine – so that our gifts make the biggest possible impact in Palm Beach County. These volunteers will serve as the eyes and ears of thousands of our donors. Read more
Martin Luther King, Jr. believed that acts of service were a great equalizer. “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” Read more
Jessica moved from Haiti to the United States when she was just two years old. She began attending school in the Head Start Program at Village Academy and later began attending the Achievement Centers for Children and Adults’ Beacon After-school Program.
Today, at 16, Jessica speaks English fluently, and is proud of her adopted country. Read more
from the Town of Palm Beach United Way. Our wish for you this Halloween is that vampires, ghouls, goblins, and ghosts are the scariest monsters you’ll see today. Unfortunately, for many children right here in Palm Beach County, life can be pretty scary all year round. Read more
Last year the Town of Palm Beach United Way assisted the Palm Beach Daily News in collecting over 2,800 pounds of food for their annual food drive. We also contributed just under $350,000 to food banks and feeding programs throughout Palm Beach County. Your support of our annual campaign, as well as the Turkey Trot, helps make stories like the one below possible. Read more