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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
United Way of Martin County hosted a room full of hand-raisers and game-changers at the leadership donor luncheon held at Bonefish Grill in Stuart. More than 70 philanthropists attended the event, which was set to honor major donors who invest over $1,000 annually in the community through United Way.    During the luncheon, United Way Board Chair Chad Hastings, attorney at Lesser, Lesser, Landy and Smith, shared exciting news that United Way is off to a great start toward the 2017-18 campaign...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Is there anything more magical for a child than waking up on Christmas morning to find a shiny new bicycle underneath the tree?  Sadly, many children may never experience this pivotal childhood moment.     For the fourth year in a row, Zweben Law Group is partnering with United Way of Martin County to make the holidays extra special for local families who are struggling to make ends meet. The goal of the month-long Zweben Bike Drive is to raise enough money to cover the cost of 300 bikes to be...
Monday, November 20, 2017
The holidays are quickly approaching and for many children, food and presents are not guaranteed.   With 41 percent of households living in or on the brink of poverty, it won’t be a happy holiday for an alarming number of Martin County families.   One local program aims to be a beacon of light. Celebrating its 30th year helping local families, United Way’s White Doves Holiday Project is a community-effort that brings holiday cheer to Martin County’s less fortunate residents. As the local Toys...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program and Martin Health System, in partnership with the Business Development Board of Martin County, recently honored MIS Consulting with the seventh annual Business of Character Award.
  The goal of the Business of Character Award is to raise awareness of the importance of core ethical business practices and recognize local businesses that encourage and reward mutual respect, responsibility and trustworthiness.
  On hand to accept the...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Instilling good character in children as they prepare for the real world is a big deal in Martin County. United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program sits at the forefront of this effort and recognizes local students for exemplifying good character during the annual Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards.   Each year, United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! hosts the Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards to honor students whose lives and achievements demonstrate an enduring...

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