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Posts from the ‘LIVING UNITED’ Category

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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3
Jul

Inspiration: Be the Change

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26
Jun

Boxed for Success School Supply Drive

From July 10th to August 10th, the Town of Palm Beach United Way, in partnership with YOUTH UNITED, will be hosting our 5th annual BOXED FOR SUCCESS SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE.

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12
Jun

Volunteer Spotlight: Aleese Kopf

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.

Aleese Kopf has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 4 years.  Aleese serves on our Allocation Committee.  We sat down with Aleese 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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5
Jun

Inspiration: Education can change the world

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Congratulations to 2017 graduates!

29
May

Memorial Day: Ways to honor our servicemen and women

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor all of the men and women who have died while serving in the armed forces. 1.3 million people have lost their lives while serving in the armed services. Despite the somber nature of Memorial Day, it’s also a day when a lot of good can be done. If you’re looking for a way to honor those servicemen and women who have lost their lives in conflict, here are a few organizations working to help veterans and their families:

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