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Thursday, March 26, 2020
UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA RECEIVES $250,000 IN COVID-19 EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FROM GULF POWER FOUNDATION   PENSACOLA, Fla. – March 26, 2020 As communities around the world grapple with the lasting economic and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, community support organizations like United Way are in need more than ever. United Way of West...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    When you feel the most helpless, you actually have the power to do the most good.    As we continue to socially distance ourselves and self-quarantine, it’s natural to feel isolated. Staying away from other people, though necessary, doesn’t fulfill our need to take action, to do something in the face of this crisis. Fortunately, even in...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Tax Day now July 15: Treasury, IRS extend filing deadline and federal tax payments regardless of amount owed WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020. Taxpayers can also defer federal income tax...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA LAUNCHES RELIEF FUND IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19   Pensacola, Fla. – March 20, 2020In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic facing our community and nation, United Way of West Florida has launched its relief fund to support those affected in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. As schools, businesses, and public...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA LAUNCHES RELIEF FUND IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19   Pensacola, Fla. – March 20, 2020In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic facing our community and nation, United Way of West Florida has launched its relief fund to support those affected in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. As schools, businesses, and public...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA LAUNCHES RELIEF FUND IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19   Pensacola, Fla. – March 20, 2020In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic facing our community and nation, United Way of West Florida has launched its relief fund to support those affected in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. As schools, businesses, and public...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service are providing special payment relief to individuals and businesses in response to COVID-19.  The filing deadline for tax returns remains April 15, 2020 - payments owed for 2019 taxes are due July15. The IRS urges taxpayers who are owed a refund to file as quickly as possible. You may file...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  CONTACT UNITED WAY 211 FOR INFORMATION ON LOCAL RESOURCES AND SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19   Pensacola, Fla. – March 18, 2020 In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impacts on our community, individuals in need of assistance accessing food, paying housing or utility bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services are...
Thursday, February 13, 2020
  United Way of West Florida’s Information and Referral Hotline, 211 Northwest Florida, recently received a call from a veteran in desperate need of support. After being transferred from 211 to one of our Florida Veteran’s Support Line Care Coordinators trained to offer emotional support and connect veteran’s with community resources, he shared...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
  Community Spirit on Display at United Way of West Florida’s Day of Caring Pensacola, Fla. – October 4, 2019Throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa counties today, United Way of West Florida volunteers rolled up their sleeves and gave back to area nonprofits and schools by completing over 150 service projects for the organization’s 27th Annual Day of...