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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.

    Hurricane Michael Relief

    Our thoughts are with those in the path of Hurricane Michael.  We’ve activated Operation helping Hands so our community can show its support and lend a helping hand.

    Your Vote = Your Voice


    Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. It’s one of our most powerful tools for making a difference within our community, our state, our nation – for shaping our own destiny. It's also our opportunity to remind our elected officials and lawmakers what’s important to us — the education of our children, the financial stability of our families, the health and safety of our neighbors.

    Health initiatives target childhood obesity


    Good health is essential for all children to grow and develop. Learn how two United Way-funded initiatives are promoting the benefits of healthy eating habits and physical activity to students, parents and teachers.

    Staying connected essential as we age


    As people are living longer lives, it’s important that we find ways to stay connected to our community. Learn how we’re investing in programs that help older adults stay healthy, independent and engaged.

    United Way kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness Month


    In Miami-Dade, breast cancer – the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women – and other life-threatening illnesses disproportionately affect the poor and the uninsured. Discover how we’re fighting for improved health all across our community.

    Meet Ester


    One out of eight women (about 12.4%) in the U.S. will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Discover how one breast cancer survivor beat the odds through a United Way funded program.

    Giving everyone in our community a fighting chance


    Together, we are the hand-raisers, the problem-solvers…the people who tackle our community’s most complex issues. Learn how we’re turning contributions into real change, so that every person in Miami-Dade can have a fighting chance.

    What we do

    We impact lives


    Success stories


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    With you by our side, we’re an unstoppable force for good.
    Together, we are building a stronger Miami.

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