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Inspired by Volunteering

Inspired by Volunteering

October 3, 2016 | By Tom Hope This past Friday morning I found myself at the end of a conveyor belt as recently shrink-wrapped meals came at me with ever great frequency. My job was to keep the assembly line moving, organizing the meals on larger trays that would then...
2-1-1 Impacts Our Knight Family

2-1-1 Impacts Our Knight Family

September 27, 2016 | By Kiela Sims My introduction to the United Way and the impact it has in the communities it serves occurred in January of 2013. I was in the final semester of fulfilling the requirements for my bachelor’s degree in social work at UCF and I had an...
Agency Spotlight: Dental Care Access Foundation

Agency Spotlight: Dental Care Access Foundation

September 2016 | By Megan Pabian   The local United Way acts as a fundraising umbrella for dozens of smaller charities that support education and childhood development, promote financial stability, nurture healthy families and alleviate hunger and homelessness. One of...
UCF Volunteers Inspire a Summer of Reading

UCF Volunteers Inspire a Summer of Reading

June 21, 2016 | By Megan Pabian When school is out for the summer, kids enjoy extra time outdoors, family vacations and unfortunately, they might also experience summer learning loss. Low-income students lose about two months of reading skills over the summer months....
Reality Check: Financial Wellness Inspiration

Reality Check: Financial Wellness Inspiration

June 24, 2016 | By Tee Rogers On Friday, June 24th, several central Florida Boys and Girls Clubs attended the annual Reality Check, a day full of activities, speakers, and workshops to provide middle and high school students a sneak-peak at the reality behind being...
Promoting the Campaign in Creative Ways

Promoting the Campaign in Creative Ways

By Scott Mauro | Our advocate team has been hard at work promoting the campaign so that everyone at UCF can make an informed decision about participating. Outreach efforts have included unique displays in common areas, bringing United Way and charity speakers to...
Day of Caring at the Osceola Council on Aging

Day of Caring at the Osceola Council on Aging

The United Way Day of Caring is an annual event in September engaging businesses and other professional teams in volunteer service around central Florida.   Members of a UCF executive team and campaign advocates volunteered with the Osceola Council on Aging as part of...