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United Way Suncoast announces strategic leadership changes to elevate its community impact work

Effective July 1, United Way Suncoast will evolve the current positions of Area President to bring even greater local leadership and a sharper focus to their local community impact. TAMPA, FL – May 28, 2020 – United Way Suncoast has been a catalyst for positive systemic change in the community for nearly 100 years. Achieving …

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COVID-19 Hit As Record Number of ALICE Families Priced Out of Survival

ALICE Report: A crisis in the making as 66% increase in Florida’s ALICE households over 10 years fueled by high-priced basics and stagnant wages. To read a copy of the report and find county-by-county and town-level data on the size and demographics of ALICE as well as the community conditions and costs faced by ALICE …

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UNITED WAY SUNCOAST RECEIVES $30,000 DONATION FROM BEACH COMMUNITY BANK TO IT’S COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND TO PROVIDE IMMEDIATE AND EMERGENCY RELIEF TO THE MOST VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY

TAMPA, FL – April 29, 2020 – United Way Suncoast is please to announce that it will receive $30,000 in emergency funding to its COVID-19 Relieve and Recovery Fund from Beach Community Bank to provide much needed immediate emergency relief to individuals and families dealing with this current global pandemic. “United Way Suncoast, our donors, …

UNITED WAY SUNCOAST RECEIVES $30,000 DONATION FROM BEACH COMMUNITY BANK TO IT’S COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND TO PROVIDE IMMEDIATE AND EMERGENCY RELIEF TO THE MOST VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY Read More »

United Way Suncoast Begins Round Two of Distribution of over $1,300,000 of COVID-19 Relief Funds

In total, thirty-seven human service agencies serving 504,799 individuals and 280,141 families in desperate need throughout the Suncoast have been awarded emergency funding from the United Way Suncoast COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund just over the last few weeks. TAMPA, FL – April 28, 2020 – United Way Suncoast launched the COVID-19 Response and Recovery …

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UNITED WAY SUNCOAST RECEIVES $75,000 DONATION FLORIDA BLUE TO IT’S COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND TO PROVIDE IMMEDIATE AND EMERGENCY RELIEF TO THE MOST VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY

TAMPA, FL – April 21, 2020 – United Way Suncoast is please to announce that it will receive $75,000 in emergency funding to its COVID-19 Relieve and Recovery Fund from Florida Blue to provide much needed relief to our agency partners on the front lines providing immediate relief to individuals and families dealing with this …

UNITED WAY SUNCOAST RECEIVES $75,000 DONATION FLORIDA BLUE TO IT’S COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND TO PROVIDE IMMEDIATE AND EMERGENCY RELIEF TO THE MOST VULNERABLE FAMILIES IN OUR COMMUNITY Read More »

United Way Suncoast begins distribution of over $1,000,000 of COVID-19 Relief Funds

Fourteen human service agencies serving 194,407 families in desperate need throughout the Suncoast have been awarded emergency funding from the United Way Suncoast COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund during their initial round of funding. TAMPA, FL – April 14, 2020 – United Way Suncoast launched the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund on March 17, 2020 …

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UNITED WAY SUNCOAST TO RECEIVE $45,000 IN EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FROM FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT FOR IT’S COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND

Tampa, Fla. (March 30, 2020) – United Way Suncoast is committed to ensuring that residents in the Manatee/Sarasota area have access to basic needs and critical community services during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Suncoast is pleased to announce that Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), through the NextEra Energy Foundation, is …

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United Way Suncoast Selects New Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Bemetra is active in the community, serving on the Board of Trustees for Christian Brothers University, Community Tampa Bay and The City of Tampa’s Police Review Board. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a 2013 Leadership Tampa graduate, was named an Up and Comer by the Tampa Bay Business …

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United Way Suncoast Selects New CEO

New CEO is a Well-known Community Leader in the Tampa Bay Area TAMPA, FL (October 9, 2019) – Following an extensive local and national search, the United Way Suncoast (UWS) Board of Directors announced the approval of Jessica Muroff as the organization’s new CEO. A committee of 10 UWS Board members and community leaders were engaged …

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United Way Grant Helps to Fund the New Earl & Mary Watts After-school Program at Janie’s Garden

Program provides academic support for 6- to 12-year-old children living in Janie’s Garden, which is named for well-loved community members Sarasota, FL (October 1, 2019) The Earl & Mary Watts After-school Program at Janie’s Garden opened yesterday to a packed crowd. The program provides academic support to families with 6- to 12-year-old children living at …

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