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Our hearts are breaking for our neighbors in Miami-Dade County. We are thinking of the victims, their loved ones, the community and the short and long-term needs that will continue to arise.

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Hurricane Resources

 

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In The Know

A Bi-Weekly Highlight of the Great Impact Your Generosity is Making Possible in the Lives of Those in Our Community

Veteran Backpack Event
Veterans, Register for Backpacks

On Wednesday, August 4th, we are distributing approx. 500 backpacks filled with school supplies to military families. Registration & proof of military service required. Register here.

Volunteer
Become a Hurricane Hero

Following a hurricane or other natural disaster, our community needs your help. We are searching for dedicated volunteers who would be activated in times of need. Learn more here. 

MD Simmons Production
A Special Thank You

"Thank you for believing in me & my company," said M. Denise Simmons, owner of MD Simmons Productions, who received our grant that supported Black & Brown-owned businesses weather the pandemic.

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

DID YOU KNOW?

71%

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

85.6%

85.6% special needs adults increased their healthy eating

94.6%

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

DID YOU KNOW?

77%

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

60%

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

10,000

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

DID YOU KNOW?

83%

83% of program participants increased their financial literacy level

60%

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

95%

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

Success Stories