United Way at Work: Teen Xpress Offers Teens Healthcare

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By | No Comments February 8, 2016

Teens have plenty to worry about: making friends, having good grades and playing sports. Regular healthcare doesn’t usually top that list. For low-income families, it’s a struggle to afford basic necessities, let alone medical visits. For teens in those families, the only opportunity to see a do...

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CFC: Local Federal Giving Totals More Than $1.2 Million

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By | No Comments February 7, 2016

The local Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), a fundraising effort that includes all federal employees, totaled $1,242,307 in 2015. The dollar figure was announced at a campaign celebration held at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Lake Nona. Funds will be used to improve community conditions globally. ...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Byron Knibbs

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By | No Comments February 4, 2016

As the Vice President of Sustainable Services at the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC- The Reliable One), Byron Knibbs leads sustainability efforts to educate customers about ways to be more efficient through conservation and renewable programs. Besides working to preserve the environment, Byron al...

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5 Common FAFSA Myths

By | No Comments February 1, 2016

We’ve reached the mid-point of the school year which means it’s time for seniors to start considering next steps. For those contemplating college, it can be an overwhelming and stressful process. One of the biggest concerns students face is tackling the cost of college. To qualify for financial...

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Publix Raises More Than $3.5 Million For United Way

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By | No Comments January 24, 2016

Publix Super Markets, Inc. associates and Publix Super Markets Charities, recently announced that they are pledging $3,550,443 to Heart of Florida United Way’s 2015 annual community campaign, an increase of $226,207 or nearly 7% from the previous year. Over the past 5 years, the campaign totals ha...

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Heart of Florida United Way Hosts the Ninth Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon

By | No Comments January 18, 2016

Nearly a thousand prominent community leaders joined together at the Rosen Centre Hotel for the Women’s Leadership Luncheon on March 17. Keynote speaker Diana Nyad, celebrated endurance swimmer and best-selling author, shared her story of inspiration and perseverance. Nyad dreamed of becoming the ...

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