Our monthly Partner Agency Spotlight recognizes Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agencies that are passionate and dedicated to bringing about change in our community.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agency since 1989. They improve birth outcomes, promote healthy families, and build healthy communities by providing cooperative community-oriented programs to the residents of Palm Beach County.
Our monthly Volunteer Spotlight recognizes Town of Palm Beach United Way volunteers who are passionate, inspiring and dedicated. They are individuals committed to transforming lives and who invest in our vision of building healthy and strong communities.
Missy Agnello has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 17 years. She serves on our Allocation Committee and is the Treasurer on our Board. We sat down with her to ask her a few questions about volunteering at the Town of Palm Beach United Way and what it means to her.
Last week we talked about cleaning with a purpose. This week, we are going to continue that but with a focus on food. Please consider taking part in our 4th Annual “Empty Your Pantry Food Drive.” The food drive is a partnership with The Palm Beach Daily News, Palm Beach Fire Rescue and The Town of Palm Beach United Way.
Spring has sprung and it is that time of year to be out with the old and in with the new. This year, open up your pantry, closets and drawers – and donate. From canned food to barely used clothing and household goods, it is easy to pack up items. Chances are they can be put to good use for others.
Yesterday was the third anniversary of “NO MORE Day.” March 13, 2013 was the launch of the first universal symbol to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Today, advocates and supporters everywhere will join together to unite their voices to say #NOMORE – NO MORE SILENCE, NO MORE VIOLENCE.
Part 1 and Part 2 of “Where Does My Donation Go” gave you the information about all the preliminary work done in the allocation process. Over the last three weeks, the teams of volunteers did the hard work necessary to ensure the funds raised in our annual campaign are spent in the most efficient and effective way possible.
“You are never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” – Dr. Seuss
Millions of students nationwide and even around the world will pick up a book on Wednesday, March 2, for the 19th annual Read Across America Day in celebration of reading and in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. It is an annual reading motivation and awareness program to help encourage every child in every community to celebrate reading.
Today we celebrate over 20 years of partnership with Palm Beach Publix and the Town of Palm Beach United Way. When it comes to community partners, there is no doubt that Publix Super Markets and their associates have made a positive, lasting impact in countless people’s lives in Palm Beach County.