United Way of Central Florida
December 29, 2015

Thank you for another amazing year of helping the United Way of Central Florida make our community the best place to live.

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December 27, 2015

Are you a GameChanger? If so, then join your friends and neighbors on Thursday, Jan. 21 at Burger 21 in Lakeland for an amazing meal with 10% of the pre-tax amount of your bill going to benefit the United Way of Central Florida. 

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December 16, 2015

UWCF and its partners commit to increase school readiness rates for children entering public school kindergarten in Polk County by five percent by 2018!

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December 15, 2015

Thank you MIDFLORIDA for your $5,000 corporate pledge!

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December 11, 2015

The United Way of Central Florida and its partners will make a major announcement concerning improving early childhood literacy in Central Florida on Tuesday, December 15 at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce.

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December 08, 2015

Apply Today for the 2-1-1 Data Base Manager opening!

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December 08, 2015

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens is entering our galaxy, and you are invited to be among the first to see it at a private showing hosted by DSM with 100% of the proceeds being donated to charity!

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December 06, 2015

The United Way of Central Florida is pleased to announce that Sarah Massey has been named Resource Development Manager.

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December 04, 2015


The United Way of Central Florida has announced that Cyril Etienne has been named Resource Development Manager.

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November 24, 2015

The United Way of Central Florida has announced that Andy Orrell has been named the Social Media and Communications Manager. In this role, Orrell will oversee the organization’s social media and website efforts as well as helping with many communications functions.

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October 12, 2015

Check out Walter's story on day 11 of things we're grateful for during the 12 Days of Christmas.

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August 31, 2015

Christina Criser has been named Vice President of Resource Development at United Way of Central Florida.  In the role, she will oversee the annual campaign, work place campaigns and all fundraising events and activities.

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August 18, 2015

United Way of Central Florida launches the 2015 LIVE UNITED Campaign.  This year’s Campaign Chair and Florida Southern graduate, Kimberly Elmhorst announces the goal at a rally, kickoff at Florida Southern College.

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July 14, 2015

Check out how United Way brings people and organizations together to drive community change. 

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July 02, 2015

Stop by an Open House on July 28th for a chance to meet our new CEO, Alan H. Turner II.

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June 30, 2015

During the summer, check out how United Way creates a brighter future for many Pre-Kindergarten kids.

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May 26, 2015

The United Way of Central Florida Board of Directors has hired Alan H. Turner II as President and CEO for the organization.

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May 21, 2015

The Bunch family of Polk was recently announced winner of the national Save Your Refund $25,000 giveaway. Saving a portion of their refund changed their life.  

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March 06, 2015

Over 600 people joined us for a boot-stompin great time at the Higgenbotham Ranch on March 6. We celebrated United Way Leadership Givers and announced several significant annual awards for local businesses and leaders who inspire us --giving generously of their time, talent and treasure for solutions that strengthen the community!  Click here for The Ledger coverage

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February 26, 2015

Small adjustments have allowed for savings that put a family on target to achieve long-term stability. 

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February 09, 2015

We are pleased to announce Carol Jenkins Barnett will be honored and presented the Women in Philanthropy Award at the 2015 United Way Women’s Leadership Summit, February 25-27. Learn more and find out how to join us to celebrate!

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January 20, 2015

Search Committee currently seeking a strong, vibrant candidate for President of the LIVE UNITED movement.

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January 19, 2015

Thank you to all the generous workplace leaders and their employees this year! Read more for an update on the 2014 LIVE UNITED Campaign.

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January 18, 2015

A recent state poll shows early education and job growth most important to Florida residents.

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January 16, 2015

The Master Teacher program achieving steady results --increases school readiness by average 13.5%.

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Event Calendar

Mar 06/18 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Community Investment Committee Meeting
Mar 07/18 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM Community Impact Cabinet, meets quarterly
Mar 09/18 06:30 PM - 10:00 PM Wine Festival, Alliance for Independence
Mar 15/18 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Infant Massage at Family Fundamentals

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