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WEEK 13 OF ACTION: TAKE CARE OF YOUR TEETH TO HAVE A HEALTHY SMILE

BRUSH, FLOSS, SWISH, REPEAT.

Many of us, if you are like me, dread going to the dentist, so much that I looked into sedation dentistry. Oh, the high-pitched ZZZZZZ of the drill, the uncomfortable feeling trying to keep my mouth open so they can drill my teeth and tell me I can do a better job flossing.

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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.

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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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allocation team

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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Jun
human trafficking modern slavery

WEEK 14 OF ACTION: OPEN YOUR EYES AND COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Currently, there are more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around the world. Human trafficking affects every corner of the earth, from rural to urban areas, regardless of a nation’s wealth – and yes, even in the United States of America.

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22
Jun
healthy smile

WEEK 13 OF ACTION: TAKE CARE OF YOUR TEETH TO HAVE A HEALTHY SMILE

BRUSH, FLOSS, SWISH, REPEAT.

Many of us, if you are like me, dread going to the dentist, so much that I looked into sedation dentistry. Oh, the high-pitched ZZZZZZ of the drill, the uncomfortable feeling trying to keep my mouth open so they can drill my teeth and tell me I can do a better job flossing.

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15
Jun
men's health week

WEEK 12 OF ACTION: We Salute Men’s Health Week for Father’s Day

“I’m fine, I’m fine; I don’t need to go to the doctor.” These words are too often spoken by many men to their wives, kids, or other family members. And often it turns out that something bigger was going on than the sometimes stubborn about health man believed it to be.

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8
Jun
help the homeless

WEEK 11 OF ACTION: TREAT THE HOMELESS WITH DIGNITY

HOMELESS… NOT HOPELESS… NOT HEARTLESS

We all do it, we see the homeless person on the corner with a sign saying ANYTHING WILL HELP; and immediately, the windows roll up, we pretend we are on the phone, maybe even switch lanes- because it is uncomfortable for us.

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1
Jun
prepare for an emergency florida

WEEK 10 OF ACTION: PREPARE FOR AN EMERGENCY

Frances, Jeanne, Wilma — 3 reasons you should prepare for an emergency living in South Florida. Yes, it’s that time of year again… Hurricane Season begins TODAY, June 1st.

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26
May
memorial day

WEEK 9 OF ACTION: 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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