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

National Hispanic Heritage Month
Natl. Hispanic Heritage Month

From Sep. 15th to Oct. 15th, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by paying tribute to the many generations of Hispanics and Latinx in this country. Hear from our Dir. - Clinical Coordination, Rafis Nin, about the meaning of the month.

Suicide Warning Signs
11 Suicide Warning Signs

In Florida, one person dies by suicide every two hours on average. Our new Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Rick Wolfer, shared some warning signs of suicide and the resources available for families and those in need. Click to read more.

Choose Peace Week
Choose Peace Week

Choose Peace/Stop Violence presents the 12th Annual Choose Peace Week (9/20 - 9/24) in schools across Broward County. Students in grades 1-12 will engage in fun activities to create violence-free environments. Click to learn more.

ABOUT United Way of Broward County

United Way of Broward County fights for the Health, Education and Financial Prosperity 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