Our highest priority is the health and wellbeing of our community, team members, all who visit United Way of Broward County and all we serve. 

We are actively monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from Broward County and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and will continue to respond based on the best advice of governments, public health authorities and medical professionals. 

To learn about the COVID-19 campaign, click here. 

To learn about COVID-19 volunteer opportunities, click here. 

To visit our COVID-19 Resource Center, click here. 

Para conocer la campaña COVID-19, haga clic aquí.

In the Know

A bi-weekly highlight of the great impact your generosity is making possible in the lives of those in our community
readingpals volunteer

Looking to make a difference in a young child’s life? Become a ReadingPals mentor! During the pandemic, this year’s volunteers are working virtually to help young students learn to read at grade level, and you can be one of them. Click here to read a Sun-Sentinel article featuring the program and email Kristen Lewis at klewis@UnitedWayBroward.org to sign up.

charity navigator

Once again, United Way of Broward County has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the largest and most utilized charity evaluator in America. Charity Navigator helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency of over 9,000 charities and provides basic data on the rest of the 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits. This ensures your dollars donated to United Way of Broward County are well-stewarded and reach the most needy.

broward county town hall

Broward County Mayor Dale Holness and United Way of Broward County President and CEO Kathleen Cannon shared a lively, informative conversation during our Alexis de Tocqueville Society's Tocqueville Tuesday virtual Town Hall, presented by BNY Mellon. The panelists answered questions about issues including homelessness, the local economy, education, COVID-19 and more. United Way and Broward County share a long-standing and strong partnership to improve life for everyone in our community.

ABOUT United Way of Broward County

United Way of Broward County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.

What We Do



71% of individuals healthcare coverage was obtained, preserved or increased


85.6% special needs adults increased their healthy eating


94.6% participating youth increased their knowledge regarding cancer types and risks



77% of children in educational funded programming increased their literacy skills


60% of women in substance abuse treatment were able to obtain a GED, high school diploma or higher degree


10,000 books were provided to students through our ReadingPals program



83% of program participants increased their financial literacy level


60% of program participants increased their ability to be self sufficient


95% of person receiving financial stability programming reported being satisfied with the services they received

Success Stories