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Published: 09 January 2017
                                                    ST. LUCIE CLERK EMPLOYEES ANNOUNCE 2017 CHARITIES

FORT PIERCE, FLA. (Jan. 9, 2017) – Deputy Clerks at the St. Lucie County Clerk’s office selected four local charities to benefit from their fundraising in 2017. Each quarter, one charity will receive a monetary donation and volunteer support at an upcoming event or activity.

The employees chose M.I.S.S. of the Treasure Coast, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity.

The Clerk’s office has a long-standing history of supporting charities throughout the Treasure Coast. Employees have donated more than $155,000 and volunteered countless hours for worthy causes. The monies are raised through numerous office activities and the Dress Down Friday program, which allows employees to dress in jeans on Fridays in exchange for a $40 annual donation.

2017 Charities:

Quarter 1: M.I.S.S. of the Treasure Coast provides housing and support services to single female head of households who are extremely low income. M.I.S.S. is committed to alleviating the needs of disadvantaged families by empowering single mothers to gain self-sufficiency.
Quarter 2: The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County has more than 3,000 members and serves more than 6,000 kids a year.
Quarter 3: Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s largest donor and volunteer-supported mentoring network. The non-profit leader makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 4-18, in communities across the country. They develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
Quarter 4: St. Lucie Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity includes home builders, home renovators, and community builders while busting poverty.

Learn more about the Clerk’s charitable giving at

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