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Town of Palm Beach United Way celebrates a great year

town-of-palm-beach-united-way-2017-campaignThere are some truly amazing individuals and organizations in our community.  At the Town of Palm Beach United Way, we are proud to collaborate and serve as a partner alongside the people and companies doing great things.

Last week, we held our 72nd Annual Meeting at the Breakers Palm Beach. The event gave us the chance to say “THANK YOU” to the people who have the passion, expertise, and resources to get things done.

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PART 3: WHERE DOES MY DONATION TO THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY GO?

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 few 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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13
Sep

Remembering 9/11

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Even in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, we remember the lives lost on 9/11 and are forever grateful to those who worked tirelessly to save others. Honor the past by being kind and helping your neighbors. #LiveUnited

4
Sep

Inspiration: What you do makes a difference

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“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

Learn about what The Town of Palm Beach United Way does, and how you can get involved.

28
Aug

Agency Spotlight: AVDA

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way agency since 2001. AVDA’s domestic violence center offers an array of services for victims of domestic violence such as a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency and transitional housing, advocacy, counseling, and support to help victims live violence-free and independent lives. They also work in the community to educate and engage people of all ages in their commitment to prevent domestic abuse.

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21
Aug

Volunteer Spotlight: Jean Meisenzahl

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.

Jean Meisenzahl has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 16 years.  Jean serves on our Business and Professional Committee and Allocation Committee.  We sat down with Jean to ask her a few questions about volunteering at the Town of Palm Beach United Way and what it means to her.

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14
Aug

National Thrift Shop Day

August 17 is National Thrift Shop Day! A thrift shop is a resale retail store which is typically run by a charitable organization, in order to raise money for their charity. Thrift shops sell used goods that have been donated by the public, and are often staffed by volunteers. Because the items are donated, they can be sold at a lower cost, and because the staff is often volunteer based, more of the raised money can go towards charitable deeds.

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7
Aug

Inspiration: Nothing is Impossible

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With your help, we can make a difference in our community. Join the fight at http://www.palmbeachunitedway.org/take-action#WeArePossibility

 

31
Jul

International Day of Friendship

July 30th was the International Day of Friendship. The United Nations is the official sponsor of this holiday, which dates back as far as 1919 in the United States. In 2011, the United Nations declared the Day of Friendship an international holiday.

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24
Jul

Inspiration: No one has ever become poor by giving

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No one has ever become poor by giving.

17
Jul

Volunteer Spotlight: Tom Bradford

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.

Tom Bradford has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 3 years.  Tom serves on our Business and Professional Committee. We sat down with Tom to ask him a few questions about volunteering at the Town of Palm Beach United Way and what it means to him.

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10
Jul

Agency Spotlight: Caridad Center

Caridad Health Clinic has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way agency since 2002. The center provides medical and dental care to uninsured children and adults in Palm Beach County, who do not qualify for other programs and subsidies, and who cannot access care anywhere else.

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