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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, 100 runners and walkers participated in the Merrill Lynch Bull Run 5K to Fight Hunger. Merrill Lynch partnered with United Way of Martin County to revive the successful race that was last held in 2015.

Thanks to generous donors, sponsors and runners nearly $11,000 was raised that will provide holiday meals for over 1,000 families in need through United Way of Martin County’s White Doves Holiday Project.

“We are thrilled with the support from Merrill...

Thursday, October 25, 2018

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...

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...

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