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COVID-19 UPDATE

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
character playbook

With nearly 100 students and adults participating in this year's Character Playbook - held via Zoom, the panel -- consisting of former Miami Dolphins players Twan Russell and Troy Drayton and United Way of Broward County's own Emilia Vilaire-Monchery -- provided insights into what motivates and re-energizes them. Click here to watch the event

veteran thanksgiving

One thousand free Thanksgiving meals will be distributed to Veterans, active military, active National Guard and active Reserve members who are Broward residents, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Miami Dolphins and FPL. The drive-through pick-up will take place at United Way of Broward County on Wednesday, November 25th. Participants must have a valid ID showing proof of service. To register for meals and for more information, click here.

commission on behavioral health & Drug prevention

Angela Ventura, MA, Prevention Specialist with United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, spoke on Spanish-language radio about "Tips to Overcome Fear and Anxiety." This topic is particularly significant during the COVID-19 pandemic, when so many people are filled with stress and uncertainty. To read some tips about mental wellness during COVID-19, click here.

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