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When a Crisis Strikes Living through a major crisis produces many different types of feelings. You may feelanxiety, depression, confusion and tension. These feelings may cause a breakdown inour usual coping mechanisms. You may find it hard to function, behave in unexpectedways or have trouble...
Posted at: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:43am
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“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”  - Winnie the Pooh  As we recover from our miraculously minor bout with Hurricane Irma, I want to assure you that United Way will be here to ensure complete and full recovery. We can breathe again.  Life goes on.  And in that...
Posted at: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Bold and United Campaign Partner With Us! Give your company the exposure it needs and the recognition you deserve! Greetings community partners, As we gear up for another campaign year, we are excited to share that we are boldly engaging in our missionof eliminating poverty. From raising $1,358,000...
Posted at: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:20pm
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June 15, 2017 GOOD MORNING United Way folks are a caring, active bunch By Rob Lee Email: rlee@sun-herald.com Charlotte Sun Last week I spent the day with the United Way of Charlotte County Board of Directors. I was impressed with this amazing group of talented, hardworking leaders — all vitally...
Posted at: Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:46pm
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Part-Time Position Available Finance Assistant (click on link for job posting/description) Come join a great group of folks doing important work in Charlotte County. Mission ----- Leading the united effort to eliminate poverty by investing in our community. Email a resume to admin@unitedwayccfl...
Posted at: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:41pm
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Part-Time Position Available Resource Development Associate (click on link for job posting/description) Come join a great group of folks doing important work in Charlotte County. Mission ----- Leading the united effort to eliminate poverty by investing in our community. Email a resume to admin@...
Posted at: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:40pm
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Written by Linda Dobson, United Way of Charlotte County Edward Fisher is a single parent of a 5-year-old girl who is the center of his universe. When his job as a lawn worker ended in November, he was devastated. “After four weeks I found employment, but we need to somehow stay caught up for the...
Posted at: Monday, April 24, 2017 - 9:51am
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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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