Entries by Duggan

UWPC Targeted Impact Funding Available

United Way has released a pool of $150,000 in funding targeted to programs new to United Way funding. Applicant programs must have a focus on basic needs (food and shelter) or financial stability. For more information, click here.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Asks You to Start Something

United Way enjoyed attending the BBBS annual lunch. We learned that 96% of children involved with BBBS graduate to the next grade level and 99% have NO contact with the juvenile justice system. Simply amazing! David Duff was recognize at Big Brother of the Year for his extraordinary service. He told a very compelling story […]

UW Welcomes New CPD Committee Members

The reinvigorated Community and Partnership Development (CPD) Committee met today for the first time.  In the coming weeks and months the committee will help United Way reach out to the community to help determine the way forward for our new Community Impact focus areas. Our UW is embracing a new way of doing its work.  We […]

Celebrating 20 Years Helping People In Need

Volunteer Way assists more than 20,000 families each month providing food and other basic necessities. They are now celebrating their 20th anniversary. Congratulations! Today United Way attended their anniversary breakfast. Clerk of the Court Paula O’Neil was the event MC and “umpire” and welcomed us with a Spring Training theme. Senator Mike Fasano offered words […]

Prosperity Campaign Update

A huge thank you to all the volunteers working at the VITA and AARP free income tax prep sites!  To date, more than 1,800 returns have been filed for more than $2.8 million refunds coming back to Pasco County.  722 returns qualified for the Earned Income Credit (EIC).  The average EIC received is almost $1,200.  […]