Health

Request for Application

Behavioral Health - Now Open

United Way will be accepting applications from agencies that have been determined by the Internal Revenue Service to be categorized as organizations for a charitable cause—most commonly referred to as 501(c)(3) organizations. Funds will be awarded for FY2022/2023, beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023, with the possibility of renewal for two additional years.

Deadline for Application Submission
Friday, April 15, 2022 at noon

People have opportunities

to achieve optimal health

United Way invests in programs that ensure your neighbors have the opportunity to achieve optimal health. Your support provides access to quality healthcare, access to dental programs and nutritious food for those who do not know where they will get their next meal from.

Prescription Savings Card Program

United Way of Broward County in partnership with FamilyWize offers a FREE prescription discount program that is available to everyone. There are no age restrictions, income restrictions or limit on use. It can be used by people who do not have health insurance and for medications that are not covered by insurance plans.

Nearly 700 local pharmacies accept the FamilyWize Prescription Drug Discount Card. On average, consumers save 45% on prescriptions. 

Click here to download the discount card and utilize the widget here to see the best available prices for generic and brand name prescription drugs in real time. 

 

Health Impact

supported by United Way programs

 

 

91%

of respondents who received healthcare services reported an increase in their overall emotional wellbeing

100%

of respondent parents with children who have special medical needs reported an increase in their knowledge, skills, and abilities to care for their child

93%

of respondents with chronic medical conditions were able to access preventative care through home visits

Featured Success Story

Emily and Jessica

Tears streamed down Emily’s face as she hugged her mom. She was hungry, scared and confused and her mom, Jessica, was just as scared.

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