Advocate for Change: Children’s Health Insurance

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By | No Comments June 19, 2017

The Health Insurance Landscape Health insurance has become a hot topic of discussion. While the U.S. Census Bureau reports that the rate of uninsured children stands at an all-time low of 4.8% nationwide, Florida has lagged behind with a reported 6.9% of children not covered. Overall, it’s good ne...

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Celebrating $17.7 Million for the Community!

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By | No Comments June 7, 2017

Bacon, eggs and fundraising! Today, Heart of Florida United Way celebrated the end of its 2016-17 Workplace Giving Campaign. Every year, employees from across Central Florida signed up for payroll deductions through workplace giving campaigns in order to invest in community programs supported by Hea...

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Advocate for Change: Mental Health Care

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By | No Comments May 24, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Month May is Mental Health Awareness month, yet many in Central Florida don’t realize there is a free resource available 24/7 that offers solutions to a range of mental health issues: the 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Helpline. Via call, text or chat, clients ar...

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8 Unique Volunteer Ideas

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By | No Comments April 28, 2017

This week marks the 43rd annual National Volunteer Week. Established by President Richard Nixon in 1974, this week is meant to inspire us all to band together and make a difference. Perhaps over the years, volunteer events have begun to feel repetitive; maybe you’re not as excited about pitching i...

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MyFreeTaxes- File Online for Free

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By | No Comments March 30, 2017

Haven’t filed yet? You’re not alone! Almost six million Americans still haven’t filed their taxes yet this year. With less than three weeks left until cut off, this staggering number is concerning to say the least. Anyone will tell you what a pain it is to file, but is that really a re...

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Day of Action Book Drive 2017

Heart of Florida United Way

By | No Comments March 21, 2017

Did you know? Middle-income neighborhoods have 13 books for every 1 child, but low-income neighborhoods have 1 book for every 300 children. This is a fact that many of you are probably familiar with. But here are some other facts that may be a little harder to swallow…   – Students who ...

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