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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

United Way of Martin County recently announced the investment of over $1.87 million in Martin County, supporting programs and initiatives that are strengthening neighborhoods, boosting economic mobility and providing a safety net for people in need.

Made possible by generous corporate and individual donors, the investment includes $845,467 in Community Impact Grants – with funding for 44 local programs and initiatives. The investment also includes $254,974 raised to help our community...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Planning is underway for the new school year, and while schools and education may look different in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the need for school supplies, and the expense that comes along with it, never goes away. To alleviate the financial burden on families and educators, United Way of Martin County, Publix Super Markets and a collaborative of community partners started the Tools for Success program last year. The program provided 8,836 students with 190,005 school supplies...

Monday, June 8, 2020

United Way of Martin County has issued a call for grant applications from Martin County community-based organizations that provide services related to food or shelter.

The grants will be distributed as part of the federally funded Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

“We know so many residents are struggling to...

Thursday, June 4, 2020

It has been said that tough times don’t build character, they reveal it.

These are certainly challenging and turbulent times. We are facing an international health pandemic, financial uncertainty, racial tensions, and civil unrest.

It can be easy to feel helpless – wondering what possible impact we can have on such great problems. We can start with what is within our control: our character.

For over 20 years, our community has been working to instill the six core ethical...

Friday, May 22, 2020

United Way of Martin County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We take actions and provide resources to support strong, healthy and resilient communities. That includes helping individuals be active in civic society. That’s why United Way of Martin County is participating in the national initiative United We Count, United We Vote, a non-partisan effort to increase participation in the census and voting.

How can you join in and...