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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.

    Longtime Miami residents receive highest philanthropic honor

    Swanee and Paul DiMare received the United Way of Miami-Dade Tocqueville Award for Outstanding Philanthropy in recognition of their advancement of Miami and extraordinary contributions to its residents. 

      Meet Apolonia

      Starting from scratch was daunting but necessary for Apolonia. With two young children in a new country, the stakes were that much higher. That’s where our United Way Center for Financial Stability came in

        Moving the community forward through service 

        Building a stronger Miami has never been easier, thanks to the launch of VolunteerMiami, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade. 

          Jill Ellis, Head Coach of 2019 U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, to headline upcoming Women United Breakfast 

          Miami’s most influential and successful women will celebrate philanthropy and service to community at the 19th annual Women United Breakfast on March 12, 2020. Held at the Watsco Center at the University of Miami, the event is presented by Leslie Miller Saiontz and features Jill Ellis, head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team.

            An inspired day of service 

            United Way of Miami-Dade honored and celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. through service on Saturday, Jan. 18. More than 100 volunteers rolled up their sleeves and got their hands dirty for a beautification project at YWCA’s Colonel H Zubkoff Headstart. 

              Farm to Fork with chef Michael Schwartz

              Taste and sip at one of our United Way’s newest events in Coral Gables, Farm to Fork with chef Michael Schwartz. Enjoy Sunday brunch curated by the James Beard Award winner, as he revels in South Florida’s culinary bounty in a celebration of farm-to-table sustainability, paired with exciting wines and a lively auction.

                Join us for Census Day on April 1

                The 2020 Census is much more than just a head count. It also gives you an opportunity to shape the future for you, your family and our community. 

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