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Posts from the ‘LIVING UNITED’ Category

15
May

Volunteer Spotlight: Robin Martin

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.

Robin Martin has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 4 years.  Robin serves on our Allocation Committee and our Board of Trustees.  We sat down with Robin 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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May

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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24
Apr

Agency Spotlight: HomeSafe

HomeSafe has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agency since 1981.  They provide prevention and intervention services to infants, children and families through comprehensive programs including life skills, healthy beginnings, residential group care and safety net services.

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3
Apr

TIME TO EMPTY YOUR PANTRY: APRIL 3 – APRIL 24

For the past several years the Town of Palm Beach United Way has had the honor of partnering with the Palm Beach Daily News and Palm Beach Fire Rescue, to collect non-perishable food for those less fortunate in Palm Beach County. Last year because of the generosity of those who live or work in Palm Beach, South Palm Beach and Manalapan we were able to collect 1,900 pounds of food and over $12,000 in donations for partner agencies – Feeding South Florida and The Glades Initiative. This year we will collect food and donations for the Palm Beach County Food Bank and CROS Ministries.

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20
Mar

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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6
Mar

How to create a day worth living

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27
Feb

Agency Spotlight: Clinics Can Help

Clinics Can Help has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agency since 2012. They provide surplus medical equipment and supplies to financially needy patients, clinics, programs and schools in Palm beach County.

One program funded by the Town of Palm Beach United Way is The Lending Closet. This program collects and provides surplus durable medical equipment and supplies to clinics, programs and schools in Palm Beach County. This includes hospital beds, wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs, nebulizers, oxygen concentrators and other equipment that is necessary for the safe recovery of many individuals.

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20
Feb

PART 2: WHERE DOES MY DONATION TO THE TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY GO?

LET THE HOMEWORK BEGIN!

In Part One of “Where Does My Donation Go,” we learned that 100 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.

We are happy to report that the initial agency visits have been made, thousands of pages of grant applications, budgets, audits and 990’s have been reviewed by the volunteers.

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13
Feb

Volunteer Spotlight: Joyce Reingold

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.

Joyce Reingold has been a volunteer at the Town of Palm Beach United Way for 14 years. Joyce serves on our Allocation Committee and has previously served on our Board of Trustees, Nominating Committee and Business and Professional Committee. We sat down with Joyce 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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30
Jan

Agency Spotlight: Take Stock in Children

Take Stock in Children has been a Town of Palm Beach United Way partner agency since 2006. They promote personal worth, self-responsibility and academic success for deserving low-income children by providing a unique set of resources including mentors, scholarships, long-term support, student advocacy and a guaranteed educational opportunity.

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