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  • Worried about being evicted or losing your home? Help is still available.

    Tampa Bay Times | July 06, 2020

    In March, she started wondering: How are we going to pay rent? Her husband’s work as a house painter had shut down because of the […]

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  • Tampa rapper makes video for kids to promote summer reading

    FOX 13 News | July 11, 2020

    The Juvenile Welfare Board is looking for new ways to reach out to kids about the benefits of reading during the summer. So they teamed […]

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  • Pinellas Juvenile Welfare Board increases investment in emergency response to COVID-19

    Florida Politics | April 03, 2020

    The Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board is increasing its investment in several emergency response efforts responding to low income families disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 […]

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  • Bay area food pantry sees record number of families needing food during coronavirus pandemic

    FOX 13 News | April 24, 2020

    Parents who have lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic are having a hard time making ends meet and a Bay area food pantry is coming to […]

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  • Impact Catalyst: Ep 9 - Beth Houghton, Juvenile Welfare Board

    St. Pete Catalyst | May 01, 2020

    JWB CEO Beth A. Houghton recently sat down for a virtual interview with St. Pete Catalyst on the COVID-19 perfect storm: increased need coupled with […]

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  • Tampa Bay nonprofits fear lengthy recession will overwhelm their ability to help

    Tampa Bay Times | April 16, 2020

    Even in the best of times, nonprofits struggle to find the money to help Tampa Bay’s neediest families. How then to keep people afloat in […]

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  • Pinellas County Schools students taste-test, vote for items they want on their school lunch menus

    ABC Action News WFTS-TV | February 19, 2020

    In 2018, JWB invested in a Teen Food Insecurity Study, as part of the Pinellas Childhood Hunger Collective Initiative. The research showed that preference was […]

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  • Beth Houghton takes the reins at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County

    Tampa Bay Business Journal | November 08, 2019

    Why Beth is a big deal: Beth Houghton has officially begun her tenure as the new CEO of the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County. […]

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