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Who we are

Changing lives is at the heart of what we do – from our beginnings in 1924 to now. We partner with hundreds of individuals and organizations that share a collective vision for what is possible. Through our work in education, financial stability and health, we are improving the odds for children and families, today and for generations to come.

    2020-2021 ANNUAL MEETING & VOLUNTEER AWARDS

    United Way of Miami-Dade Board Chair Robert Sanchez joined President & CEO Maria C. Alonso to report on this past year’s efforts and recognize deserving volunteers for their impact in our community.

      Help the victims of the Surfside building collapse

      Our heart goes out to all the victims and families impacted by the building collapse in Surfside. To support and assist affected families with their short and long-term needs created by this unexpected tragedy, please make a donation to Operation Helping Hands or sign up to volunteer.

        HeARTs for Healing

        Join us in spreading some much needed love, positive energy and a sense of community to residents, first responders and all those affected by the recent Surfside tragedy. We encourage you, your family and friends to take part in our HeARTs for Healing virtual volunteer opportunity by sharing your artwork of healing and hope. Submit your artwork and/or browse through the online gallery in partnership with the Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald and Univision here.

          OUR COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE

          In our role as community convener, United Way quickly adapted to new challenges brought on by the pandemic and went to work to provide much-needed services and resources to our neighbors. Here are highlights of our immediate pandemic response efforts this past year.

            2021 LEGISLATIVE SESSION WRAPS UP WITH WINS FOR ALICE FAMILIES

            Florida’s 29 United Ways’ 2021 Consensus Legislative Agenda won big in the areas of education, financial stability and health at this year’s legislative session.

              MAKING IT EASIER THAN EVER TO DONATE

              As technology continues to advance, United Way is keeping up with the times and is now accepting PayPal and cryptocurrency via Bitpay to make it easier for our supporters to contribute to our mission.

                STAY SAFE BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER A STORM

                Hurricane season is underway … now through November 30. Preparing and sharing information with family and friends can make a big difference in staying safe in the wake of a hurricane.

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                Together, we are building a stronger Miami.

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