Tag Archives: United Way of North Central Florida

Program Gives Laptops To Alachua Students To ‘Bridge Digital Divide’

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 9:01 am

A dropout prevention program has given three Alachua County high schools laptops to introduce students to the digital world.

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A little less taxing: VITA offers free filing services

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax filing services to six north central Florida counties.

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United Way of North Central Florida launches online feature, receives grant

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:49 pm

United Way of North Central Florida activated a new online volunteer feature and received more than $500,000 in grants.

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Gainesville couple brings home quintuplets after two months in Shands neonatal intensive care unit

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:43 pm

The first quintuplets born at Shands Hospital for Children are able to go home after spending two months in the neonatal ICU. Parents Kelley and Stacy Dyal are overjoyed to bring their newborns home.

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Volunteers help students with reading, comprehension skills

By on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:38 pm

With a grant funded by Carol and Barney Barnett, the United Way of North Central Florida had enough money to launch the reading program this year.

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AT&T, United Way team up to lower high-school dropout rate in Alachua County

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm

A $300,000 grant from AT&T will help the United Way of North Central Florida’s efforts to lower dropout rates in Alachua County high schools.

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United Way’s homegame parties begin downtown tonight

By on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 11:59 am

With the Florida football festivities, United Way is hosting the Downtown United Street Party this evening.

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