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Meet Apolonia

2020-01-13T16:52:01-05:00 January 13th, 2020|

Starting from scratch was daunting but necessary for Apolonia. With two young children in a new country, the stakes were that much higher. That’s where our United Way Center for Financial Stability came in.

Helping children save for their educational futures

2020-01-13T16:51:59-05:00 January 13th, 2020|

The newly launched Future Bound Miami is the first universal Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program in the state of Florida. Poised to help our community’s youth save for their futures, it was established by a consortium of community partners committed to working together to create more resources for Miami-Dade’s families’ educational and economic advancement.

The path to progress

2019-11-06T16:37:08-05:00 November 6th, 2019|

This year the 29 United Ways of Florida come together once again to develop a Consensus Legislative Agenda, with hope for big wins across the board. From financial stability and early education to health and added support for our veterans, our United Ways are on the path to progress.

Celebrating 10 years of financial empowerment

2019-11-06T08:54:35-05:00 November 6th, 2019|

Our United Way Center for Financial Stability recently celebrated 10 years of transforming financial vulnerability into financial empowerment with a month of community events that highlighted the very best the Center has had to offer.

Meet Dearrie

2019-12-03T16:35:01-05:00 November 6th, 2019|

Dearrie joined the military in 2001. And after serving for 12 years, every day as a civilian was difficult for her – and still is. She struggled juggling her five children, pursuing a nursing degree and making ends meet – until she learned about our United Way.

Honoring our veterans

2019-11-07T09:02:23-05:00 November 6th, 2019|

As Veterans Day approaches, we are reminded of those who fought for us. This month, our United Way Mission United is commemorating the holiday, with a month chock-full of events for veterans and their families.

Miami-Dade families save big

2019-10-08T14:30:43-05:00 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.