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Hunger Action Month

During September, United Way of Palm Beach County Hunger Relief and community partners are celebrating the important increases made to SNAP benefits beginning October 1, 2021. These benefits will greatly help the 1 in 8 PBC residents that don’t have enough money to buy nutritious food. Read more…

 

 

 

Disaster Preparedness Month

With the devastating impacts of natural disasters we have seen in recent weeks, like Hurricane Ida that struck Louisiana and the earthquake devastation in Haiti, it’s more important than ever for our community to be prepared to recover from these crises. We want to make preparedness accessible for local families, so that they have the tools they need to face unexpected emergencies and make decisions for their loved ones. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Let’s Be the Heart of PBC

People in Palm Beach County are still struggling. Together we can Be the Heart of PBC to create more opportunities for them to recover and to rebuild our community stronger than ever. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

Hurricane Season Checklist

Just as we start to see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, here comes June 1 – the official start of hurricane season. We’ve got you covered on a quick hurricane season checklist (hurricane snack recs included). Share these helpful tips with new neighbors or loved ones to ensure everyone is ready for this upcoming hurricane season! Read more…

 

 

 

 

Pride Month

United Way of Palm Beach County lives united against hate, prejudice, and discrimination of all kinds. Read to learn how we celebrate and support the LGBTQA+ community and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read more…

 

Mental Health Resources & Events

Your mental health matters. Full stop. In recognition of May as Mental Health and Trauma-Informed Care Month, we’re sharing local resources and opportunities to learn more about mental health in Palm Beach County. We would love for you to join us at one of these events, but more importantly, we hope you will use some of these tools to care for your mental health this month. Remember – you are not alone, and help is one phone call away. Read more…

 

 

 

Make it Rain Kindness During National Volunteer Month

You know the saying: “April showers bring May flowers.” Well, that saying works for kindness too! April is National Volunteer Month, and we are celebrating the power of volunteering to be a flood of hope in PBC. Every hour you spend giving your time, talents, and treasure is like planting a seed that will bloom into help for neighbors across our community. Read more…

 

 

 

 

Celebrating Women in Philanthropy

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are excited to acknowledge local female leaders who are shaping our community through their compassionate hearts, dedicated philanthropic interests, and meaningful impact. Their work is helping United Way make Palm Beach County into a place where everyone can reach their full potential. Read more…

 

 

Black History and Black Futures

Black History Month is a time to celebrate influential leaders and impactful moments of the past. But celebrating Black history is not enough. United Way continues to work toward a future where Black Americans have increased access to employment, education, health care and housing. As part of that work, we highlight an important moment from Black history that aligns with our focus areas of health, education and financial stability, outline a few current challenges faced by Black Americans, and explain what United Way is doing to help. Read more…

 

 

Turn Up Your Impact in 2021. The Time to Mentor is Now!

January 13, 2020

With all that our world is facing today, it’s more important than ever for kids to have a caring adult in their life who will encourage and empower them through real life decisions. Right now in Palm Beach County, 1,050 kids are waiting to be matched with a mentor just like you. Read more…

 

 

 

3 Fun Ways to Give Back on Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020

Unleash the power of generosity in fun ways this Giving Tuesday and make a difference in our community! Give a toy to a child, shop for a cause with Kendra Scott, or use your social media network to give United Way a shoutout! See all ways to give back here… 

 

 

 

Celebrating World Kindness Day

November 11, 2020

Kindness matters – for you and your community! Kindness starts with ourselves and creates a ripple effect into our communities and societies. Research shows us that shows that altruism can also significantly improve overall wellbeing and reduce stress. There are many ways to help others and give back in our daily lives – ways that don’t always take a lot of time, money, or effort. Read more here…

 

 

5 Ways Donations are Helping Us Fight Hunger in PBC

September 29, 2020

In what felt like an overnight change in March of this year, our community saw 300,000 people experiencing food insecurity, a 200% increase because of the economic impact of the coronavirus. With the generosity of our community, United Way connected our network of partners with resources to fight hunger. We are proud to highlight a few of our amazing partners and show you the ways that your donations were put to work in our community. Read more here…

 

 

 

Uniting Resources to Bridge the Digital Divide

August 27, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus has spotlighted how lack of internet access – the “Digital Divide” – is a significant barrier to individuals living healthy lives and achieving their full potentials. Here’s what you need to know about the Digital Divide, how community partners are uniting resources to address these barriers to success, and ways you can help. Read more…

 

3 Resources for Hurricane Preparedness

August 8, 2020

A hurricane during a pandemic? How 2020 of Mother Nature. While we keep our eyes on the tropics, here are three community resources for prepping your household for this hurricane season (and any other disaster that may come our way).

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