Blogs

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
We are the proud host of a Little Free Library — the “take a book, leave a book” free book exchange. The Little Free Library is located just outside the front entrance of the United Way office at 1301 W. Government St. “Our hope is that this Little Free Library will make books accessible to our community and bring people together,” said Education...
Monday, October 8, 2018
  Last Friday, October 5, United Way of Escambia County's 26th Annual Day of Caring landed on the same day as Do Something Nice Day and that is exactly what happened. Throughout Escambia County, more than 1,300 volunteers rolled up their sleeves to help 70 local schools and agencies to complete 122 projects. Groups assisted schools and agencies ...
Monday, August 27, 2018
  Pensacola’s sister city, Gero, Japan, is still recovering from extreme flooding and landslides caused by the landfall of Typhoon Prapiroon in July. Gero experienced all-time rainfall records and saw thousands of citizens seek shelter. The city of over 33,000 citizens experienced extensive damage and property loss. Following the storms, the...
Friday, June 29, 2018
United Way of Escambia County is excited to award $850,000 in grant funds to 42 local nonprofit programs through the Community Investment Process. These programs provide critical services to individuals and families throughout our community. This past year, 266 generous companies and nearly 7,000 individual donors joined forces with United Way of...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  WE ARE WOMEN UNITED. As an integral part of United Way, Women United® fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We are a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to the organization’s mission, and to the communities we call home.  SPOTLIGHT:...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  WE ARE WOMEN UNITED. As an integral part of United Way, Women United® fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We are a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to the organization’s mission, and to the communities we call home.  SPOTLIGHT:...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  WE ARE WOMEN UNITED. As an integral part of United Way, Women United® fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We are a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to the organization’s mission, and to the communities we call home.  SPOTLIGHT:...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  WE ARE WOMEN UNITED. As an integral part of United Way, Women United® fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community. We are a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to the organization’s mission, and to the communities we call home.  SPOTLIGHT:...
Friday, February 9, 2018
What can a family do when their primary provider suffers from a change in employment status? How can an individual find a safe and confidential way out of a physically or emotionally abusive situation? Where does a homeless veteran go for crucial support services? The unpredictability of life can bestow unimaginable hardships like this on anyone...