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March 9, 2017 It’s Too Easy for Us to Ignore ALICE By Rob Lee Email: rlee@sun-herald.com Charlotte Sun I read with sadness about ALICE (Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed) in last week’s paper. Alice waits on me most every day of my life. She serves up my toast and eggs. She washes my car,...
Posted at: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 2:12pm
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February 28, 2017 What is ALICE? Who is affected? By JONATHAN SCHOLLES Email: jscholles@sun-herald.com STAFF WRITER – Charlotte Sun ALICE stands for Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed, and focuses on employed people earning more than the federal poverty level, but who are struggling...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00am
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February 28, 2017 United Way: Working poor represent 44% of population By JONATHAN SCHOLLES Email: jscholles@sun-herald.com STAFF WRITER – Charlotte Sun Christine Bowers works full time at a middle school, is a college student, an active in the community and a mother of two. And like millions of...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00am
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Join United Way of Charlotte County at FunkFest8, March 3rd!!  Come have fun with us during our VIP experience FRIDAY NIGHT, March 3 at FunkFest8 in Downtown Punta Gorda. Get your tickets before they sell out!! For just $50, your ticket includes: access to the VIP area at FunkFest8 starting at...
Posted at: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:51pm
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4th Annual Charlotte County Positive Aging Symposium Music and Mindfulness Thursday, February 9, 2016 Port Charlotte Beach Complex 9:00am to 12:0pm A one-day local event connecting those interested in understanding music therapy and the practice of mindfulness. Learn from Dr. Edward Roth of...
Posted at: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 8:43am
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Free Tax Preparation for Residents Making Less Than $60,000 in 2016 Thanks to a United Way of Charlotte County program now in its fourth year, middle- and low-income families have a free resource for tax preparation, one that could mean additional money in their pockets. Through the Volunteer...
Posted at: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 3:37pm
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Our community is stronger thanks to generous friends like you. Finish out your year with a year-end gift to United Way of Charlotte County's work that helps move families and individuals in our community out of poverty. More than 68,000 in Charlotte County live on the edge of financial disaster...
Posted at: Monday, December 26, 2016 - 9:23am
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                  AMIKids Crossroads: Volunteers needed for young men ages 13 to 17 years old to become their mentor or tutor.Many of these youths have experienced life in its worst form and missed a lot of school. They need role models who can help them with their studies and self-esteem and...
Posted at: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 7:00pm
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  Please click this link for more information! A Community Framework for Action for Health & Human Services in Charlotte County
Posted at: Monday, December 5, 2016 - 3:25pm
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Have you seen our 1st ever campaign video? We are so happy with how it turned out and appreciate these local businesses investing in our mission to eliminate poverty! Watch the video and learn WHY these businesses decided to invest. When you see someone you know in the video, be sure to tell them...
Posted at: Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:02pm
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