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December 12, 2017
Volunteers needed to mentor financially strapped families
By ANDREA PRAEGITZER
STAFF WRITER, Charlotte Sun
Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in the living room of her sparsely decorated apartment.
Did you know volunteering is a great way to stay healthy?
United Way of Charlotte County has a great volunteer opportunity for you! You can help our neighbors become financially stable with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. You don’t need to be a numbers-person to help, either! Join us on Tuesday, Dec. 5th to learn about the program, its impacts and process, and to meet other terrific volunteers.
Be part of our Grab A Lunch, Give A Lunch promotion.
ALICE® refers to the population in our communities that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.
Enjoy Tapas & Wine Tasting in the Courtyard
Wednesday, November 15th 2017 from 5:30-8pm at Visual Arts Center
210 Maud Street, Punta Gorda, FL
2018-2019 UWCC Grant Information
United Way of Charlotte County funds programs that provide health and human services to Charlotte County residents. Eligible programs must be able to demonstrate positive, measurable outcomes. Programs seeking United Way funding must work towards our mission of eliminating poverty in the focus areas of our bold goals: Financial Stability Education, and Wellness.
When a Crisis Strikes
Living through a major crisis produces many different types of feelings. You may feel
anxiety, depression, confusion and tension. These feelings may cause a breakdown in
our usual coping mechanisms. You may find it hard to function, behave in unexpected
ways or have trouble making decisions.
Although a crisis can result in a sense of anxiety, pain or hopelessness that makes it hard
to cope, these same feelings can serve as motivation to look for help and develop new
“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” - Winnie the Pooh
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