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We’re United Way Miami

Our Miami community has a lot going for it, and we’re here to amplify everything that makes us strong, vibrant, and healthy. From the big moves to the everyday wins, we’re busy making a difference where it matters the most.

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Who we are

Our relentless pursuit for change sets us apart.

We lift hopes, support dreams and create new beginnings in Miami. The mission we started in 1924 stands stronger than ever today as we collaborate with partners, donors and volunteers who share our vision of giving, uplifting and empowering. Together, we stand united to improve the futures of those who live, work and grow in our community.

We impact lives

Education

Early Education

5,166

Children received quality early education interventions and experiences - increasing their chances for success

1,519

Hours of professional learning and 408 educators trained

School Age

7,476

Students received literacy-based lessons, homework assistance, tutoring and post-secondary support resulting in 77% of those measured in literacy, earning passing grades in core subject areas

1,530

Students received conduct and behavior-related interventions resulting in 67% increased ability to make effective decisions

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Financial Stability

7,307

Unemployed and underemployed participated in training and placement programs

2,315

Individuals learned how to budget, manage and save money

3,000+

Individuals received shelter

Nearly 2 million

Emergency meals provided

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Health

Access to Care

27,294

People accessed care to improve their physical, mental and emotional health needs

19,086

Screenings, tests and assessments were conducted through United Way-funded programs

33,083

Mental health counseling sessions were provided

Healthy Lifestyles

3,278

Children engaged in healthy eating, fitness and play

9,374

Older adults received 1.7 million free and nutritious meals

112,759

Total hours of exercise helped 411 older adults participate in fitness programs to stay active and socialize with friends.

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