Blogs

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
With the new school year just around the corner, United Way of Escambia County and partners held the annual Cram the Van campaign in July! Each year businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals host school supply drives to benefit local students and ensure that they return to school with the tools needed to succeed. Additional support to...
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, May 9, 2018
  SUMMER IS HERE! When school is out, children need something fun and educational to occupy their time and continue learning. Below is a list of free camps available throughout Escambia County. Some of the Camps/Programs listed are specific to foster, adopted, at-risk, and disabled children.    West Florida Public Library Summer Reading...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  Volunteerism is the heart of what it means to LIVE UNITED.  When you volunteer, you see first-hand how your service matters in the lives of others.  Choose a cause that is close to your heart or where it is needed most.  For more information, contact our Volunteer Center at 850-912-8176 or volunteer@unitedwayescambia.org.    We are currently...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
  IMPORTANT TAX DEADLINES. April 17, 2018 is the deadline for filing your 2017 tax return. April 22, 2018 is the deadline to correct a rejected return. Check your Federal and State Acknowledgements to ensure you do not have any rejects lingering, or taxpayers you were expecting to return and never did. Taxpayers may be penalized for failure to...
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:...
Friday, March 16, 2018
  The MyFreeTaxes.com (MFT) program provides free, online tax filing for families making less than $66,000/yr. Our IRS certified Support Center Specialists provide assistance to Escambia County citizens to ensure they are able to successfully complete their tax returns on the MyFreeTaxes site. Read below to learn a little more about each our...
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:...