YOUnited Newsletter April 2019

Key Legislative Asks 2019 FINANCIAL STABILITY Income Tax Preparation:     Support HB 3693 by Rep. Raschein and Senate Local Funding Initiative Request #1859 by Sen. Gibson.  They seek a $1.2M appropriation for tax preparation assistance programs statewide that will help ALICE families get their…

Women United

Leading the Charge. Inspiring the Change. Women United is about women knowing and understanding the issues facing our community and rolling up their sleeves to help. Our powerful network of women confronts head-on the most critical issues facing our community. We…

Women's History Month: Dr. Nikette Neal

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Dr. Nikette Neal.

Women's History Month: Meet Dr. Sharetta Remikie

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Dr. Sharetta Remikie, March of Dimes. 

Women's History Month: Meet Cathy Donnelly

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Cathy Donnelly, Castle Group. 

Women's History Month: Meet Ashley Shea

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Ashley Shea.

Women's History Month: Jamie Hagar

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Jamie Hagar, who we are very excited to honor at this year's Women United Magnolia Luncheon as the Woman of Promise. 

Women's History Month: Erika Royal

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Erika Royal. 

Women's History Month: Cynthia Tapia

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Cynthia Tapia, a United Way of Broward County volunteer. 

Women's History Month: Carin Porras

In honor of Women's History Month we will be highlighting volunteers, advocates and friends of United Way of Broward County throughout the month. This week, we are highlighting Carin Porras, the chair of Women United.

What to be Thankful for in Broward County

Things to be thankful for this time of year in Broward County

What We Do

United Way of Broward County Fights for the HEALTH, EDUCATION & FINANCIAL STABILITY of Every Person in Our Community…

Volunteer

Get Involved Play a role in creating long-lasting positive change here in Broward County by becoming a volunteer. United Way of Broward County aligns our philanthropic goals with strategic volunteerism. Whether you are an individual looking to give back to the…

VITA Assistance Is Here

Now through April 15, 2020, Broward Tax Pro’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is providing tax preparation services at $0 cost to individuals and families in Broward County with an annual income of less than $55,000, as well as to veterans, the elderly and those with disabilities.…

Veterans Day Insights from a Local 96-Year-Old WWII Veteran

On Veterans Day, we honor those who have worn the uniforms of our great nation. Here from WWII Veteran and United Way of Broward County MISSION UNITED volunteer Sid Rosenblatt. 

Vaping: Is Your Child Doing It?

Vaping, or the use of electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes), has become an epidemic among teens in the U.S., with nearly 5% of middle school and almost 21% of high school students reporting in 2018 that they had used them in the past month. Do you know if your child is vaping? 

United Way Takes Over Tallahassee for Capitol Days

On November 12-13th seven Women United and seven Public Policy volunteers from United Way of Broward County were leading the charge and inspiring the change all the way up the capitol steps in Tallahassee.

United Way of Broward County Partners With Hispanic Unity of Florida to Help Unemployed Couple

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ivelisse lost her job – and just at the same time her husband lost his job in the  hospitality industry.

United Way of Broward County's Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention's Board of Governors

  Jose Rada (Chair) Broward-Dade Safety Council Tammy Tucker (1st Vice Chair) Memorial Regional Hospital Mark Ketcham (2nd Vice Chair) SunServe Jasmine Bascombe, LMFT, M.C.A.P., CCTP Broward Addiction Recovery Center Daryl Blakely PTA/PTSA Heather Brinkworth Broward County School Board…

United We Give

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. We are all facing new challenges - many have lost their jobs, others are struggling with social isolation and some have lost loved ones due to the virus.  While still practicing social distancing, we invite you to UNITE with us to help, to thank, to…

United We End Homelessness

Strides Towards Ending Homelessness Seeking to find new solutions and strategies to end homelessness as we know it, United Way of Broward County and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance created the Broward Business Council on Homelessness, which supports a…

Understanding the Allocation Process

United Way of Broward County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We fight for those who are working hard and falling short. We support existing programs by allocating funds to those programs that are doing great work in the community, and…

Understanding the Allocation Process

Through more than 100 funded programs, United Way of Broward County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We fight for those who are working hard and falling short.  United Way of Broward County allocates funding to other social-service nonprofit…