Hi Uniters!

As we wrap up another impactful year of community service, we take a moment to look back at the remarkable initiatives and milestones that shaped the United Way of Martin County in our December E-Newsletter. This edition is brimming with holiday cheer, exciting achievements and opportunities for giving back.

United Way Holiday Project: Unwrapping Smiles
'Tis the season! At United Way of Martin County, we are thrilled to celebrate the success of our Holiday Project - a heartwarming initiative aimed at spreading joy and hope to those in need throughout our community. Scroll down to view the photo album and see the incredible impact your support made during this festive season.

United Way Holiday Project Bike Build: Pedaling Towards Happiness
Embodying the true essence of generosity, our United Way Holiday Project Bike Build united dedicated fire rescue volunteers to assemble hundreds of bikes destined for local children who might otherwise lack access to transportation. Keep reading to view the news article and see photos from the event.

Director of AmeriCorps Seniors Joins Florida AmeriCorps Seniors Professional Network Executive Board
We are delighted to announce that our Director of AmeriCorps Seniors has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Florida AmeriCorps Seniors Professional Network. This prestigious position underscores our commitment to fostering meaningful connections and collaborations that amplify the impact of service throughout the state.

End-of-Year Giving: Make Your Impact Last
As 2023 draws to a close, consider making a lasting impact by contributing to our end-of-year giving campaign. Your support ensures that we can continue to address the most pressing needs in Martin County and make a positive difference in the lives of those who need it most. Check out some tips below on how to best invest your dollars.

Ride United Program: Cruising into Community Connection
Our Ride United program continues to break barriers by connecting residents who require transportation assistance to social service locations. Learn more about how this initiative is making a difference in the lives of our neighbors and how you can get involved below.

New Year's Resolutions: Inspire Change in 2024
As we welcome the new year, consider making resolutions that inspire positive change in both your life and the community. Whether it's volunteering, advocating, or supporting local initiatives, your commitment can make a significant difference.

Happy New Year!
Wishing you and your loved ones a joyous New Year filled with warmth, laughter and moments of giving. Thank you for being an integral part of our community and supporting the United Way of Martin County. Stay tuned for more updates and inspiring stories in the coming year.

Warm regards,

The United Way of Martin County Team
United Way Holiday Project
Reflecting on the gratifying moments and collective impact of the 2023 United Way Holiday Project. Together, we spread joy, kindness and made a difference in the lives of more than 950 families. Thank you to our amazing volunteers, partners, sponsors and community for coming together and embodying the true spirit of giving. Here's to a season filled with love and positive change! 

Read more about the project or view the photo album below.
We built more than just bikes this holiday season – we constructed smiles, joy and a sense of freedom! Our United Way Holiday Project Bike Build, made possible thanks to Zweben Law Group and Martin County Fire Rescue, brought together dedicated volunteers to assemble not just bicycles, but moments of happiness for children in need. Thank you to everyone who rolled up their sleeves and pedaled towards making a difference. 

Read more about the Bike Build or view the photo album below.
Our very own Director of AmeriCorps Seniors, Kathleen Stacey, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Florida AmeriCorps Seniors Professional Network (FSPN). She will serve in the position of Treasurer until November 2026 working alongside other senior professionals for the betterment of AmeriCorps Seniors projects in Florida. Please join us in congratulating Kathleen!
Event Recaps & Updates
Due to unforeseen circumstances and recent changes, we regret to inform you that the Charity Classic Game Night event has been postponed. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to providing you with a new date soon. Thank you for your continued support and patience.
New Year, New Impact:
Resolutions for Lasting Change in 2024
As the calendar flips to a fresh page, we often find ourselves overflowing with resolutions for self-improvement and positive change. This year, why not extend those aspirations beyond personal goals and consider the lasting impact you can make on the world around you?

Planned Giving: It's not just about donating once and feeling good; it's about creating a more strategic approach that aligns with your values and amplifies your generosity over time. Think of it as a New Year's resolution with long-term benefits for both you and what you care about.

Here are some inspiring ways to weave Planned Giving into your 2024 resolutions:
Remember, it's about investing in a brighter future for yourself and your community. It's about leaving a legacy of hope, compassion, and positive change. So, as you set your New Year's resolutions this year, don't forget the power you hold to create lasting impact through thoughtful planning.

Here are some additional tips for incorporating Planned Giving into your resolutions:
Through Planned Giving, we can all become architects of a brighter future, one thoughtful decision at a time. Even the smallest ripple can create a wave of change, so let's make 2024 the year we turn our resolutions into lasting legacies of impact.
Ride United offers FREE, scheduled, round-trip rides to connect Martin County residents to education, employment, health care and other critical services. Those in need of transportation assistance should reach out to a participating agency to determine eligibility and schedule a ride.

Click on the button below to learn more or schedule a ride!
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