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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Here in Martin County, we put the "treasure" in Treasure Coast. Our community possesses a bonanza of natural and financial resources. But not everyone living among us is so blessed, and there are many local charities residents trust to help those who need a hand up.

One of those charities I trust is the United Way of Martin County. United Way helps our neighbors directly, and it also helps our neighbors helping neighbors, by funding many of the excellent local non-profits that have...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

United Way of Martin County recently honored members of the Tocqueville Society during a reception at Sailfish Point. The evening was graciously underwritten for the 11th year by Wilmington Trust. The Tocqueville Society, celebrating its 29th year, includes 80 philanthropists who last year alone contributed more than $1 million to United Way of Martin County’s 2017-18 campaign.

The Tocqueville Society is one of the most prestigious giving societies recognized throughout the world....

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

United Way of Martin County recently awarded twenty-four CHARACTER COUNTS! mini-grants totaling $15,895 to faculty and staff in the Martin County School District and local non-profit agencies. We are especially grateful to our 2018 Tee It Up for Character Golf Tournament Mini-Grant contributors: Phyllis Kordick, Mark & LaDonna Lively, Gerry Long, Wayne Shepard, Mark Brechbill, Dori and Charlie DiToro, George Rea, Tammy Calabria, Blake Norman, Tom and Sue Whittington, Ken Ringe, Janice...

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...