Category: Impact

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.

Looking back while looking ahead

2019-07-17T17:46:07-05:00 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.

Small businesses make a big impact!

2019-05-01T10:59:56-05:00 May 1st, 2019|

Businesses are rooted in the community — and community involvement can be valuable for recruitment and retention of engaged employees for companies looking to make an impact on the future of our community. Learn how our new giving community can not only help build businesses, but employee morale too.

Local youth become agents of change

2019-04-01T08:34:29-05:00 April 1st, 2019|

The United Way Youth Institute continues to empower local youth in at-risk settings to become successful in their careers, life-long community advocates and agents of change.

Giving everyone in our community a fighting chance

2018-11-30T13:01:59-05:00 July 31st, 2018|

Together, we are the hand-raisers, the problem-solvers…the people who tackle our community’s most complex issues. Learn how we’re turning contributions into real change, so that every person in Miami-Dade can have a fighting chance.