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Thursday, September 13, 2018
Publix Supermarkets reigns as the number one most generous workplace and Sailfish Point as the most generous community in Martin County on United Way of Martin County’s Most Generous Workplaces and Communities list.  United Way has again released a ranking of the top 10 of the nearly 200 companies and communities whose employees and residents gave philanthropic contributions to and through United Way of Martin County during the previous fiscal year.   “The employees represented on our Most...
Sunday, July 15, 2018
It takes a tremendous amount of dedication to accumulate 4,000 volunteer hours. For their effort, United Way of Martin County recognized two RSVP volunteers, Karen Bradshaw and Gloria Smith, with the President’s Volunteer Service Award for Lifetime Achievement for their volunteer service at St. Vincent de Paul Society.     Karen Bradshaw began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul, located in Hobe Sound, in May 2004 and Gloria Smith began her volunteer service in January 2007.  United Way of...
Monday, June 11, 2018
United Way of Martin County took a major step to make sure children start school ready to learn, graduate more students, lift families and individuals to financial stability and create a healthier community by investing $2,204,848 million in the community in 2018-2019.  As part of this impact, United Way today announced community impact grant awards for 47 local programs and initiatives totaling $983,042 – a 5 percent increase in these grant awards compared to last year. When you combine this...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
 Research shows that older adults are the most likely group of people to serve 100 or more hours per year as volunteers. This statistic rings true in Martin County where many local nonprofits benefit from the volunteer service of hundreds of seniors in United Way of Martin County’s RSVP program. More than 100 of these volunteers were honored for their service during the RSVP volunteer appreciation breakfast held at Mariner Sands Country Club on May 23.  Volunteers who reached the following...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
In many ways, golf is like life. A round is long, endlessly challenging and filled with the unexpected. More than anything, the game reveals character.  With this connection in mind, what better way to tee up support for character initiatives than with a golf tournament? On April 27, 96 golfers did just that by participating in the 16th annual Tee It Up for Character Charity Golf Tournament at Monarch Country Club to benefit United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program.   In addition...

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