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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership and Head Start programs earned high marks from two prestigious national organizations.
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.