Blogs

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
  SUMMER IS AROUND THE CORNER! 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...
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:...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
We are excited to announce the 2018-19 United Way of Escambia County Ambassador Class! Ambassadors serve as an extension of United Way and advocate for our work and 48 non-profit partners. Ambassadors will build their professional network, develop leadership qualities and public speaking skills, and obtain a deeper understanding of our community's...
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...