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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...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Pensacola, Fla. – September 17, 2019 A capacity crowd of just under 400 community members joined United Way of West Florida at the Pensacola Bay Center for their Annual Campaign Kickoff Celebration on Tuesday. Adorned with collegiate and professional football jerseys, shirts, and attire, attendees enjoyed a catered stadium meal from the Bay...
Monday, August 12, 2019
  COMMUNITY CELEBRATES UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA’S 2018-19 ACCOMPLISHMENTS AT ANNUAL MEETING Pensacola, Fla. – August 8, 2019    Nearly three hundred community members, business leaders, and nonprofit agency representatives joined United Way of West Florida today at Sanders Beach – Corinne Jones Resource Center for the organization’s 2019 Annual...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
UNITED WAY OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY LOOKS TO FUTURE AS UNITED WAY OF WEST FLORIDA Pensacola, Fla. – June 18, 2019 Previously known as the Community Chest, the United Fund, and United Way of Escambia County, the organization will now operate as United Way of West Florida (UWWF). On June 12, the organization received notice from the Florida Department of...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
UNITED WAY OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY AWARDS $850,000 IN GRANT AWARDS THROUGH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROCESS   Pensacola, Fla. – June 13, 2019United Way of Escambia announced on Thursday the 29 nonprofit agencies receiving $850,000 in grant awards through the organization’s Community Investment Process. Programs operated by these agencies provide critical...