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Join us between now and November 30th to help over 500 local children from low-income areas get basic protection from Miami’s chilly weather – especially when they get dropped off early at school or daycare on cold mornings.

This year, the first $20,000 raised will be generously matched dollar for dollar by Jimmy and Janie Tate.

A special thanks to our partners: Center State Bank Logo

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We’re United Way Miami

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Who we are

United Way Miami is a driving force in the community, successfully responding to emerging needs and transforming people’s lives. Since 1924, we have worked together with our network of donors, volunteers, and partners, to generate and amplify resources, and advocate for policies that improve the quality of life for all. We leverage our unique role as convener, strategic funder, service provider, awareness builder, and influencer so that everyone in Miami-Dade has access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives — the building blocks of a thriving community.

Help us build a better Miami, together.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

United Way Miami respects and celebrates the strength diversity adds to our community and our organization. We recognize structural racism and other forms of oppression have contributed to persistent disparities, which United Way seeks to dismantle. Learn more.

Our Pillars

We impact lives

Education

Early Education

5,894

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

783

professionals improved their skills making a difference in thousands of children

School Age

4,359

Students received literacy-based lessons, homework assistance, tutoring and post-secondary support resulting in 88% of those measured in literacy, earning passing grades in core subject areas

3,169

Students received conduct and behavior-related interventions designed to increase ability to make effective decisions

As of June 30, 2021

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Financial Stability

7,491

Unemployed and underemployed participated in training and placement programs

2,208

Individuals learned how to budget, manage and save money

991

Individuals received shelter

Nearly 3 million

Emergency meals provided

As of June 30, 2021

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Health

Access to Care

20,028

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

32,258

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

33,777

Mental health counseling sessions were provided

Healthy Lifestyles

1,197

Children engaged in healthy eating, fitness and play

7,993

Older adults received 3.5+ million free and nutritious meals

311,688

Total hours of exercise helped 370 older adults participate in fitness programs to stay active and socialize with friends.

As of June 30, 2021

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