The first of five Born Learning Trails was finalized in the Town of Jay, July 3, 2020. This Born Learning Trail, located at Bray-Hendricks Park, was a partnership between the Early Learning Coalition of Santa Rosa County, the Town of Jay, United Way of West Florida, with funding from International Paper.
The second of five Born Learning Trails was finalized in the town of Century on Tuesday, January 5th. This Born Learning Trail, located at Showalter Park, was a partnership between the Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, the town of Century, United Way of West Florida, with funding from International Paper.
The trail features colorful signs that encourage adults and their children to notice and identify sounds, shapes, and colors in their surroundings. In addition to installing the signs, volunteers painted hopscotch, numbers, animal footprints, a giant bird, butterfly, and ladybug on the footpath.
Congratulations to this year's KIA Giveaway Winner, Jeff Lister, a long-time United Way donor and employee of Publix Super Market at Tiger Point Pavillion! Thank you to Kia AutoSport of Pensacola for graciously supporting our work and making this giveaway possible.
United Way of West Florida was honored to announce the 29 local nonprofit agencies receiving $850,000 in grant awards through the Community Investment Process and the Top Five Workpace Campaigns. Additionally, Ascend Performance Materials Employee and United Way Donor for over 40 years, John J. Tria Jr. won the new KIA Soul that was generously donated by KIA Autosport of Pensacola. United Way’s partners and donors prove that great things happen when we LIVE UNITED!