United Ways work to ensure everyone has access to affordable and quality care. United Way Suncoast focuses on increasing community awareness and access to affordable health care through Health Care Navigators and access to FamilyWize prescription drug discount cards.
- Children with health coverage are better prepared to learn in school and succeed in life.
- The number of Americans without health insurance has increased steadily since the beginning of the century, now totaling about 47 million. More than 80% are working families.
- 8.7 million children live without health insurance – more than the total number enrolled in the first and second grades in U.S. public schools.