those who have served
Many Veterans returning home from service struggle as they acclimate to civilian life. After realizing this critical need, United Way of Broward County created MISSION UNITED to support Veterans as they begin the next chapter of their lives. Your generous support provides Veterans and their families with vital services.
GET INVOLVED WITH MISSION UNITED
Whether you are an individual looking to give back to the Veteran community or a company looking to connect your employees to a unique, rewarding team-building opportunity, we will place you with a volunteer opportunity that meets your objectives.
Encourage the building and leveraging of meaningful relationships.
Get involved with the hiring process of Veterans.
Help conduct trainings and seminars on topics important to the Veteran community.
Let us know how you and your business can provide support.
Volunteer for an upcoming event.
Help us grow our program, join our MISSION UNITED Advisory Council.
United Way of Broward County’s MISSION UNITED brought together South Florida locals to engage in an open dialogue and panel discussion with J.W. Cortes, NY MTAPD officer, an award-winning actor and Marine combat Veterans as well as Veteran Brian Thornsberry, Commissioned Officer in the US Army. Click here to watch the video.
FIND THE SUPPORT YOU'VE EARNED
FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
MISSION UNITED SERVICES
Since inception, MISSION UNITED has provided more than 20,000 Veterans with supportive services to help them acclimate to civilian life.
Pro bono legal services have been provided to over 8,000 Veterans
Since 2013, over 4,600 homeless Veteran families have been helped with housing.
Matthew Chenworth, Nova Southeastern University (Chair)
Timothy Fitzgerald, Coastal Wealth (Vice-Chair)
Shelby Decker, Community Advocate (Secretary)
Orlando Abreu, Community Advocate
Erika Axani, Florida Luxurious Properties
Manooch Azizi, Tripp Scott
Sara Barkley, Fellowship Recovery
Bob Birdsong, OK Generators (Honorary Member)
John Bowen, Army Veteran
Hayden Casson, Rebuilding Together Broward County
Todd Clarke, Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC
Sonny Crouse, Former Advisory Council Vice-Chair (Honorary Member)
Tim Curtin, Memorial Healthcare System
Alex Duran, Fitwize 4 Kids
Tim Farrell, Veterans4You
Stephen Ferrante, Group Victory, LLC (Honorary Member)
Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Nova Southeastern University (Honorary Member)
Dr. Phillip Greenberg, Veterans Administration Retired (Honorary Member)
Suzette Gordon, CB Realty
Frank Isaza, 2-1-1 Broward
Matthew Hernandez, Unite Us
Rashad Taylor, Legal Aid Service of Broward County
Craymon ‘CJ’ Huskey, Department of Veteran Affairs – VJO
Roy Krause, Community Advocate (Honorary Member)
Carlos Molinet, Costa Hollywood Resort (Honorary Member)
Stephen Moss, Holland & Knight (Honorary Member)
Craig Pollock, Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (Honorary Member)
Scott Rauscher, JM Family Enterprises
Jerry Raymon*, Community Advocate
Kelley Rheault, The Transitioning Warrior
Roy Rogers, Community Advocate (Honorary Member)
Dr. Sidney Rosenblatt* (Honorary Member)
Barry Rothman, Consolidated Credit Solutions
Jeff Schuh, Ret. Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant
Joe Simhon, ProJo Fences
Tangee Simon, Broward County Elderly and Veterans Services Division
Honorable Ben Sorensen, Sorensen Consulting (Honorary Member)
Steve Stock, ArtServe
Shane Suzuki, Department of Veterans Affairs
Stella Tokar, BOLD Consulting
Steve Turner, Edward Jones
Steve Warner, SafeGuard Impact Windows & Doors/Broward Vetworking
Lon Wilkinson, Ageless World of Dance
THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS
Bob Woodruff Foundation
JM Family Enterprises | Southeastern Toyota Distributors
Holland & Knight
Nova Southeastern University
TD Charitable Foundation