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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
As the Holiday Season winds to a close, I am reminded of a quote by Bob Hope, “If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” Clearly this community beats with a healthy heart. The “Season of Giving” is an exercise in healthy practices as individuals jockey to help with Communities Caring at Christmas,...
Friday, February 5, 2016
This training, provided by Project Management Institute (PMI), is particularly useful for Chief Executive Officers, Executive Committee Members and key organizational staff who are eager to learn project management tools and develop plans to help ensure greater success for their program. Attendees will receive templates for establishing plans,...
Friday, February 5, 2016
Cedric Durre Cedric is the manager of the Information Technology Services Department at Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. He has been providing solutions for business networks ranging from single office to full enterprise since 2001. He is the current President of Seville Rotary Club. In his third year on the board of directors for United Way, he...
Friday, February 5, 2016
Women who have donated $1,000 individually or in partnership with their spouse are automatically members of the council. You can also obtain membership by donating $500 and committing 25 hours of service per year as a ReadingPal or through other United Way education-focused initiatives. Not yet a member? To find out more about the WLC, how to...
Friday, February 5, 2016
Your monthly gift supports our community by funding collaborative work shared by nonprofits focused on improving education, health and financial stability outcomes. You can spread your giving among all three focus areas or choose one area to focus your gift. The Small Business Circle provides benefits beyond feeling the joy of giving. Members...
Friday, February 5, 2016
Become a volunteer to experience what committee members consistently call the most rewarding way to learn about local non-profit programs! Maegan Leonard eagerly awaits the opportunity to visit more local programs during her second year of service. “Sure, most people know what the Boys and Girls Club is, but to get out and meet some of the...
Friday, February 5, 2016
All VITA sites are now open through the end of the tax season! For the first time this year, the PSC Century Center will open a temporary VITA site from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on February 6. This site is by appointment only. Call 2-1-1 to reserve a spot and to learn about other one-time events held in Escambia County during tax season. Make sure to...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Calling all Escambia County professionals! Local nonprofits depend upon support from volunteers who help improve the community by serving as board members. In order to connect interested volunteers with nonprofits seeking to broaden and diversify their existing boards, United Way will host BoardServPNS (Board Serve Pensacola) on February 4 from 8...
Monday, December 14, 2015
Starting February 1, there are two ways taxpayers can maximize their money: Online - File taxes anywhere, anytime at www.myfreetaxes.com. If questions arise, call the MyFreeTaxes Helpline at 1-855-698-9435. In-person - Go to a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site and have an IRS-certified volunteer prepare taxes one-on-one. Dial 2-1-1 or...
Monday, December 14, 2015
An initiative focused on improving early childhood literacy in Escambia County, the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) promotes ReadingPals as its signature effort. By increasing childhood literacy today, health and financial stability will naturally improve in the years to come because of the greater academic success achieved by students in the...