When school lets out for the summer, children from low-income families typically lose their access to daily breakfast and lunch. This leaves many poor children in danger, as at least one-third of the nutrients that a child needs typically come from these school-provided meals. Read more
The 3rd Annual Traveling T-Shirt Contest is back and the rules are simple. While traveling this summer, send us a picture of yourself and (family/friends) wearing your LIVE UNITED t-shirt. The person or group of people pictured wearing their shirt(s) the furthest distance from the Town of Palm Beach United Way office (44 Cocoanut Row, M201, Palm Beach, FL) will win an amazing LIVE UNITED prize pack.
The Nettie Finkle Award honors an individual whose volunteer work embodies the standards set by Nettie Finkle. It recognizes an individual who exemplifies volunteerism and whose commitment to bringing hope, promise and opportunity into the lives of others has left a lasting, positive impact on a person, group or community at large. Read more
The Town of Palm Beach United Way is committed to ending the cycle of homelessness. We partner with community agencies that provide services to those in our community who are in need of help – finding a safe place to live, learning skills to get a job, etc.
One of our partner agencies, The Lord’s Place, provides comprehensive programs and case management. They have helped thousands of people find their way out of homelessness during its more than thirty years of operation. One such success story is Eric Lundgren. Read more
Read Across America Day is observed each year in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and is a day dedicated to celebrating reading. Dr. Seuss epitomizes a love of learning and by celebrating his birthday we send a clear message to children that reading is fun and important. Read more
The John F. Scarpa Foundation will donate up to $150,000 in relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, which wreaked havoc along the U.S. East Coast. Read more
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about flowers, chocolates and greeting cards – how about doing something to help children and families in our community. This Valentine’s Day your words could make all the difference All you have to do is send a special Valentine to your members of Congress and ask them to support funding for children and family programs. Read more