United Way of Miami-Dade and The Melissa Institute recently teamed up to host a trauma-informed care training conference. From substance abuse to racial trauma and creating safe spaces, the conference offered practitioners the tools needed to help clients overcome trauma.
Children born into low-income families begin life at a significant disadvantage as compared to children from higher-income families. With nearly 30% of infants in Miami-Dade living in poverty, we are working to level the playing field for all children through our Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program because one’s zip code shouldn’t predetermine one’s future.
This Giving Tuesday, we are dedicating our efforts to help improve the lives of older adults in our community through programs like Golden Wishes, which helps fulfill long-held dreams by granting special wishes for older adults living on limited fixed income.
Miami’s most influential and successful women will celebrate philanthropy and service to community at next year’s Women United Breakfast, featuring Indra Nooyi, chairman of PepsiCo, who has been consistently ranked among the world’s most powerful women by Forbes and Fortune magazines.
Finances are just one of the many struggles veterans face upon their return to civilian life. Discover how Derek overcame his challenges with the help of United Way Mission United, a program dedicated to serving veterans and their families.
‘Tis the season for giving – to family, friends and those less fortunate. From volunteering and toy drives to gifts of caring, United Way offers many options to brighten the holidays for those less fortunate.
Created more than 30 years ago by United Way of Miami-Dade, today Florida Foster Care Review continues to harness the power of community volunteers to improve the lives of children in foster care.
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.
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.