Blogs

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...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
  Due to freezing temperatures, a number of agencies will be closed today.Please view this list for details on agency closures.  For more information about a specific agency, please dial 2-1-1.  
Thursday, November 30, 2017
We’re excited to welcome two new staff members to our United Way Family! Kristy Craig has joined our team as the Education Outreach Manager, where she manages the educational based community programs that United Way leads or supports as a community partner. Kristy has a diverse professional background, including marketing, event planning, and...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
    We are excited to welcome Julie Emmons to the team at United Way of Escambia County!  Julie has joined our team as the Campaign Manager, where she manages and implements a year-round program to enhance customer relations among donors and volunteers. She is an Ohio native and a graduate of Lee University, where she received a BA in psychology...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Becoming a VISTA Aligns member is a unique and challenging opportunity that may not be for everyone. The modest stipend raises various challenges.  However, the benefits and personal fulfillment of serving your community outweigh those challenges in many cases.  In addition, VISTAs receive health benefits, tuition assistance, job training and...
Friday, September 15, 2017
More than 250 community supporters joined us for our 2017-18 Workplace Campaign Kickoff. Jack Lowrey, Campaign Chair, kicked off the luncheon with a whistle blow, and declared, “It’s game time!” Lowrey continued, “Investing in our community is an important responsibility that we all share, and United Way has the scope, expertise, and influence to...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
WOMEN UNITED IS ENGAGED IN OVER 165 COMMUNITIES ACROSS SIX COUNTRIES ...  and is at the forefront of United Way’s mission of uniting our community and leveraging resources to improve lives. Our Escambia County chapter is focused on education, with an emphasis on early literacy. Together, we create lasting change to lift up entire communities. ...