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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

As people around the world self-isolate to slow the spread of COVID-19, many time-honored traditions and rituals have been canceled or modified. To adapt to this challenging time, United Way of Martin County found creative ways to recognize students who were honored for their outstanding character through the Joe Kordick Youth Character Awards.

Presented by United Way of Martin County’s CHARACTER COUNTS! program and sponsored by Phyllis Kordick; Kramer, Sopko & Copeland, PA; Tykes...

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities, including United Way of Martin County and many of our community partners. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the final $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package signed into law last week and will go into effect starting with the 2020 tax year. 

The measure grants taxpayers an above-the-line deduction for up to $300 in charitable donations given in 2020. For...

Monday, April 6, 2020

United Way of Martin County and United Way of St. Lucie County are committed to ensuring that residents in both counties have access to basic needs and critical community services during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both United Way organizations are pleased to announce that Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), through the NextEra Energy Foundation, is gifting the nonprofits a total of $25,000.

The funds are part of a more than $2 million gift of COVID-19 emergency...

Friday, February 21, 2020
STUART, FL – The United Way of Martin County Foundation recently honored John and Linda Loewenberg with the 2020 Frances Langford Humanitarian Award during a reception held at Harbour Ridge.   The couple was honored for their ongoing philanthropic endeavors directly benefiting United Way as well as a multitude of nonprofit organizations throughout the community.     Over the years, John has volunteered extensively. He was a trustee of Springfield College, the National Computer Museum, the...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Contributed by:

Stephen A. Pinnacoli, Esq., LL.M.
The Law Offices of Keane Thomas & Pinnacoli

Steven Shultz
Edward Jones Financial Advisor

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act). The SECURE Act, which is effective January 1, 2020. The Act is the most impactful legislation affecting retirement accounts in decades. The SECURE Act has several positive changes: It increases the...