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WHERE DOES MY DONATION TO THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY GO? PART ONE

During my years working 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.

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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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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.  

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Feb
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WHERE DOES MY DONATION TO THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY GO? PART ONE

During my years working 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.

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Nov
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HAVE A THANKFUL THANKSGIVING

Tomorrow morning as the sun comes up over 850 runners, walkers and trotters will meet at Bradley Park in Palm Beach UNITED to help feed families throughout Palm Beach County.

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Oct
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HALLOWEEN ISN’T THE ONLY THING SCARY IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

I love a good scare.   I love vampires, zombies and Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds.  But as scary as those things may seem there is something more frightening.  Read more »

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Oct
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Domestic Violence Doesn’t Just Happen in October

In a few days, Domestic Violence Awareness Month will fade from the spotlight and another issue will take its place.    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but if we want to build stronger communities, we have to spread the word about domestic violence all year long. Read more »

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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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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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