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

Part 1 and 2 of “Where Your Donation Goes” gave you the information about all the preliminary work done in the allocation process. Over the last three months, 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.

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Town of Palm Beach Allocation Committee

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

In Part One of “Where Your Donation Goes,” we learned that 79 of the most remarkable volunteers have been trained and received all the paperwork needed to make funding decisions for the Town of Palm Beach United Way.

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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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26
May
memorial day

WEEK 9: REMEMBER AND HONOR

For many, the real meaning behind Memorial Day is lost — it’s just another day off of school or work or an appreciated 3-day weekend. But this “day” is one that represents a national awareness and respect for those brave Americans who died while defending our nation and its values.

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18
May

WEEK 8 OF ACTION: HAVE AMBER ALERTS SENT TO YOU

bring our missing children home on missing dayAMBER: America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response is named in honor of 9-year old Amber Hagerman who was kidnapped in Texas while riding her bike, and was brutally murdered.

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11
May
have an attitude of gratitude

WEEK 7 OF ACTION: ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE

It’s Monday afternoon and the mail arrives. Some bills, a magazine, lots of “junk” mail… and what’s this a handwritten note for me?

You open the envelope and the first thing you read is “Dear Friend.”

I love getting an unexpected note of gratitude.

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4
May
tnank a teacher for teacher appreciation week

WEEK 6 OF ACTION: THANK A TEACHER

If you can read a book, speak another language or balance your checkbook – chances are you have a teacher to thank.

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27
Apr

WEEK 5 OF ACTION: CHILD ABUSE AWARENESS

report child abuse

A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families.

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24
Apr
united way allocation committee

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

Part 1 and 2 of “Where Your Donation Goes” gave you the information about all the preliminary work done in the allocation process. Over the last three months, 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.

Read more

20
Apr
earth day

WEEK 4 OF ACTION: PLANT A TREE

Last year, the Town of Palm Beach United Way gave back to the Gratitude House, one of our funded partner agencies, by planting a tree on behalf of our volunteers. The tree was planted with the understanding that it would bring spiritual and personal value to these women who congregate outside for activities and reflection.

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13
Apr
volunteer week

WEEK THREE OF ACTION: VOLUNTEER

Did you know that 62.6 million Americans spent nearly 7 billion hours volunteering last year?   There is NOTHING more valuable than a person’s time – whether it be working as a child’s mentor, picking up trash, or sorting food at a local food bank. No matter what the capacity VOLUNTEERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

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6
Apr
Palm Beach Empty Your Pantry Food Drive

WEEK TWO OF ACTION: GIVE FOOD

It’s about that time for our northerners to start heading home for the summer. As the packing begins and you start cleaning out your pantries, please consider taking part in our 3rd 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.

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30
Mar
give: donate clothes

WEEK ONE OF ACTION: DONATE CLOTHES

It’s that time of year again – SPRING – out with the old and in with the new: new season – new look – new colors.
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