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Sunday, August 19, 2018
Thanks to the generosity of Palm Beachers, there will be no want of erasers, pencils, markers or especially crayons at the three schools that benefited from the 2018 Boxed For Success School Supply Drive.   The haul? More than $14,600 in cash...
Thursday, July 26, 2018
WPBF Reporter Ron Burke spoke with a few groups that try to ease the load of back to school shopping for families in need.Ron: I visited two places in the school supply chain today. At one location I witnessed students on the receiving end. At the...
Sunday, July 22, 2018
As the Town of Palm Beach United Way Boxed for Success School Supply Drive grows each year, so does the need. Supplies help students heading back to school prepare to learn. But some parents don’t have the money for them. That’s why the drive, co-...
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Sure, you’re barely unpacked at the summer digs, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about back-to-school.   Yep, it’s that time of year again. The annual Town of Palm Beach United Way Boxed for Success School Supply Drive begins Monday. click...
Monday, May 14, 2018
It began as a suggestion from a reader. Helen Barberian called the Shiny Sheet as she was cleaning out her Palm Beach home and thought an end-of-season canned food collection would be a good idea. It would be nice, she said, if the cans could go to...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
The need is always there, but so are people who care.   During April, Palm Beach residents gave more than a ton of non-perishable food – 2,215 pounds, to be exact – and $1,500 to help feed families struggling to get by.   The sixth annual Empty Your...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
As Mayor Gail Coniglio presented the 2018 Nettie Finkle Award, she praised the honoree for his incredible consistency, dedication and reliability.   “One said he will not leave until the last client is seen,” Coniglio said.   Retired attorney and...
Monday, April 16, 2018
In a town where everybody’s a VIP — or thinks they are — “distinguished” is a high bar, indeed. So the party honoring those distinguished citizens had best not be run-of-the mill.   And it wasn’t.   More than 100 members of the Town of Palm Beach...
Sunday, April 15, 2018
As the season draws to a close, many residents are preparing to head north. That means it’s the perfect time to clean out your pantries and donate to the hungry.   For the sixth straight year, the Palm Beach Daily News, Palm Beach Fire-Rescue and...
Saturday, April 14, 2018
You have to wonder at the cockeyed optimists who assumed a secret could be kept from a communications pioneer.   Turns out they were right.   A surprised John Scarpa — and Jana, his equally surprised wife — accepted the Distinguished Citizen Award...

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05/19/2020 - 12:00am
Another Palm Beach couple is marching to the plate with a matching gift for the Town of Palm Beach United Way’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund.
 
Susan and Dom Telesco will match dollar-for-dollar community donations to the...
05/05/2020 - 12:00am

The Town of Palm Beach United Way's coronavirus relief fund has exceeded $1 million and a new matching grant of $50,000 will further boost it. 

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04/21/2020 - 12:00am

The Town of Palm Beach United Way’s COVID-19 emergency...

04/06/2020 - 12:00am
Within two weeks of launching each emergency fund for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the Town of Palm Beach United Way has raised $400,000 while the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties has raised over $1 million...