United Way of Central Florida

2015 Women in Philanthropy Award



We are pleased to announce that Carol Jenkins BarnettPresident and Chair Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc. will be honored and presented with the Women in Philanthropy Award at the 2015 United Way Women’s Leadership Summit in Dallas.  We are so proud of Carol’s many accomplishments in our community and across the Southeast.  Carol’s commitment to drive lasting change that builds better lives and stronger communities has included a long partnership with United Way of Central Florida.  Over the last 20 years, Carol spearheaded and fueled the growth of Success By 6. Giving generously of her time, talent and treasure, she founded the flagship parent resource center, Family Fundamentals and recently has led the development of ReadingPals --a statewide early literacy initiative championed by United Way Women's Leadership Councils (WLCs) across Florida.


If you would like to attend the Women’s Leadership Summit in Dallas, TX on February 25th- 27th, please follow the link below to register.  The site gives hotel information as well as a schedule of events. Victoria Rhodes, Director of Business Development and Affinity Groups will be attending the summit and presenting on the ReadingPals program.  If you can join us, please email Victoria so she can arrange to meet with you during the conference.


To register, please use the following link:


Thank you for your generous support of United Way of Central Florida –only with your donations are we able to empower people and maximize resources to improve lives and strengthen the community!  

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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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