Join us for the
Great Give Palm Beach & Martin County 2019
On April 24th, the Great Give is a 24-hour online giving event led by United Way of Palm Beach County and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. It is a community-wide event that celebrates the spirit of giving and the collective effort it takes to strengthen local nonprofits and better serve residents in need.
The poor and needy have been granted $3.5 million in aid
as support from Episcopal Charities since 2000.
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The statistics are staggering. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation 24% of children in the sunshine state were found to be living below the poverty level, which is more than the national average of 22%. According to the Annual Map the Meal Gap Report, 11.8% of South Floridians are Food Insecure. Housing is reported as one of the greatest needs by South Florida’s county and city governments. More after school and summer school youth programming, day care centers for the working poor and affordable medical care and insurance are pressings needs.
Working together with parishes, nonprofit partners and the Diocese of Southeast Florida, Episcopal Charities helps parishioners reduce human suffering by funding programs for youth, their families, the elderly and the homeless.