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WANT THE SECRET TO A LONG, HEALTHY LIFE…VOLUNTEER!

Recent studies have shown that volunteering not only helps out your community and neighbors –it is also good for your mental and physical health.

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10 REASONS YOU SHOULD RUN, WALK OR TROT IN THIS YEAR’S TURKEY TROT!

1. The entry fee is only $30 (if you sign up before November 1st) and you’ll help provide Thanksgiving Day meals for families in need in Palm Beach County. Last year’s proceeds provided 827 meals to families right here in our community.  

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Oct

WANT THE SECRET TO A LONG, HEALTHY LIFE…VOLUNTEER!

Recent studies have shown that volunteering not only helps out your community and neighbors –it is also good for your mental and physical health.

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Read more

18
Sep
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10 REASONS YOU SHOULD RUN, WALK OR TROT IN THIS YEAR’S TURKEY TROT!

1. The entry fee is only $30 (if you sign up before November 1st) and you’ll help provide Thanksgiving Day meals for families in need in Palm Beach County. Last year’s proceeds provided 827 meals to families right here in our community.   Read more

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Sep

SPREAD THE WORD!

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Aug
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IT’S TIME!  TURKEY TROT REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

While most of us are planning end of summer BBQ’s and not thinking about Thanksgiving, the Town of Palm Beach United Way has opened registration for the 6th Annual 5K TURKEY TROT.

This year’s TURKEY TROT presented by Livingston Builders will be held Thanksgiving morning – Thursday, November 27 at 7:30 AM in Palm Beach. Read more »

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Aug
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Amazing Things Happen in the First Few Years

It’s back to school time in Palm Beach County!  And while you’re getting back into the routine of car pools, afterschool activities and homework – you probably don’t have time to think about how important an early education is.

Across Palm Beach County, 30% of children arrived unprepared on their first day – which means on the first day they are already behind.  Research tells us that by age 5, children have already developed 85% of their capacity to learn.  Read more »

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Aug
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HOME SWEET HOME

Each year there are approximately 2,509 homeless people in Palm Beach County, and most of them are children.  They become homeless for many reasons, abuse, unemployment, divorce, mental illness, veteran’s inability to secure benefits, substance abuse, medical crisis, and foster kids who never found a family.   Read more »

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Jul

Achieving Measurable Results

The Town of Palm Beach United Way currently works with 50 nonprofit organizations in Palm Beach County.  We invest in organizations large and small, with programs that support our goals – helping children start school ready to learn and continue on to graduate high school, providing the tools that individuals and families need to achieve financial stability, and ensuring children and adults have access to quality health care.    These strategic partners are chosen through a structured and competitive process to ensure that, together, we can achieve measurable results.

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17
Jul

The Power of Giving

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The Town of Palm Beach United Way has a long tradition of helping people through raising funds and mobilizing the community.  This past year was one of great need in Palm Beach County, but it was also a year of tremendous generosity and people engaging to help their neighbors in need. Read more »

3
Jul

Boxed For Success Drive is About Helping Children Succeed

UW school drive bannerAccording to the National Retail Federation, the average family needs to spend $635 per child to prepare them for school.   With as many as 54% of Palm Beach County public school students eligible for free or reduced lunch, $635 is not something that many families can afford.  That means these students will probably lack the supplies they need to go back to school prepared for success.  Read more »

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Jun
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SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!!!

Today is the last day of school for Palm Beach County schools – and while many kids are looking forward to the excitement of no school, summer vacations, camps, and much more – there are thousands of children wondering what they will eat this summer.    Read more »

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