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Miami-Dade families save big

2019-10-08T14:30:43-04:00 October 8th, 2019|

More than 520,000 households are struggling to make ends meet in Miami-Dade. Because of this, tough choices are made every day, and staying up to date with medications can be a difficult task. Through our partnership with FamilyWize, over 150,000 members of the community have saved more than $15 million on prescription medications.

Staying fresh in Miami’s ever-growing mental health landscape

2019-10-08T15:18:23-04:00 October 8th, 2019|

Citrus Health Network, a United Way of Miami-Dade impact partner for over 25 years, started as a mental health center in 1979. Since then, its services have grown exponentially and continue to diversify. Two funded programs in particular are making major strides at serving our community’s most vulnerable.

Feeding our families

2019-10-08T14:26:33-04:00 October 8th, 2019|

For those of our neighbors who earn just above the Federal Poverty Level but can barely cover the basics, food insecurity can be a real issue. With your support, our United Way Community Cupboard has found a way to feed our community’s families when they have needed it most.

Celebrating a milestone for financial stability

2019-10-14T17:46:00-04:00 October 8th, 2019|

Just 10 years ago, during one of the most uncertain financial times in the history of this country, the United Way Center for Financial Stability was created based on a community need. Launched in partnership with Branches in October of 2009, the Center has helped thousands of families find their way.

Meet Kimika and Theresa

2019-09-20T12:00:25-04:00 September 17th, 2019|

National accreditation programs offered by United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education equip early childhood professionals with the skills and knowledge to deliver high-quality early care and education. For teachers like Kimika and Theresa, the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ was a unique opportunity to open the door to a field they had long admired.

Fight for a stronger Miami. Join us now

2019-09-16T16:54:24-04:00 September 16th, 2019|

Our work impacts lives by replacing vulnerability with empowerment, poverty with opportunity and despair with hope. As we celebrate our 95th year, we continue to ...

Help shape our future

2019-09-19T11:09:22-04:00 September 10th, 2019|

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.

Celebrate a global day of giving with Giving Tuesday

2019-08-16T11:27:31-04:00 August 16th, 2019|

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.

Build your summer savings plan

2019-08-09T15:28:46-04:00 August 8th, 2019|

Creating a summer savings plan is manageable with the right objectives in mind and can help alleviate financial stress. Whether you are aiming for short- or long-term goals (or both), a financial coach at our United Way Center for Financial Stability can provide you with tips on everything from paying off your debt to planning a vacation.