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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.

Meet Marcella

2019-08-09T15:06:36-04:00 August 8th, 2019|

It is easy to see the joy in Lila’s eyes. “She is my little piece of sunshine,” Marcella will say to anyone who meets them. But life has not always been easy for Marcella and her daughter Lila.

Gardening helps grow young minds in our community

2019-08-08T12:34:34-04:00 August 8th, 2019|

A garden adds a pleasant aesthetic to its surroundings. For children, it can open the doors to a career in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – pathways that are often overlooked by those that are underserved in our community.

United Way EDEN Place grows its reach to North Miami

2019-08-09T15:03:36-04:00 August 8th, 2019|

United Way EDEN Place (Educate. Develop. Empower. Nurture.) is a family resource center that empowers, strengthens and uplifts children and families. Its expansion to North Miami will serve families where 71 percent of households are in, or one emergency away from, poverty, according to the United Way ALICE Report.

Meet Alexis

2019-07-03T10:12:13-04:00 July 3rd, 2019|

Alexis served active duty in the United States Army Reserve for four years before he was transferred to a reserve unit in South Florida. Facing possible eviction from his home, he was referred to United Way Mission United. They helped him with the free services he needed to feel empowered and change his financial status to turn his life around.

Looking back while looking ahead

2019-07-17T17:46:07-04:00 July 1st, 2019|

Over the last year, together with our partner agencies and members of our community like you, we directly impacted the lives of more than 100,000 of our friends and neighbors. We also galvanized nearly 5,000 volunteers who gave 20,000 hours of their time to create meaningful change. Learn more about what we’ve collectively done to benefit our community this past year.

Help give students the tools they need to succeed.

2019-07-02T13:52:42-04:00 July 1st, 2019|

Join our United Way’s back-to-school drive. From now until August 2, you can participate by donating something from our wish list and give back to low-income families and children, volunteer to put together supplies kits or host your own back-to-school drive.