Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs Featured Speaker at Luncheon

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By | No Comments November 13, 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs to Headline Women United Luncheon This year the Women United Luncheon is proud to present Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs, acclaimed author of The Hello Girls and The Hamilton Affair, as the keynote speaker. According to a review of The Hello Girls by NPR: “They were brave. They were ...

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Basics for Babies 2017

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By | No Comments November 9, 2017

Motherhood should be a time of joy and excitement. But as Emma stared down at her baby crying on the changing pad, all she felt was guilt and shame. Her last dollar had just gone to paying rent and her next paycheck was still two days away. She only had three diapers left. With tears in her eyes and...

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The Holiday Volunteer Guide

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By | No Comments November 6, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities During the Holiday Season The smell of turkey. The excitement of buying gifts. It’s easy to get caught up in the commotion of the holiday season, but for many in our community, it’s a time of great need. Across Central Florida, there are those who are struggling t...

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Workplace Campaign Materials

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By | No Comments November 3, 2017

Annual workplace campaigns play a pivotal role in United Way’s fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in Central Florida. All across our community, corporate partners are coming together with their employees to raise money, engage volunteers and advocate for lastin...

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Advocate for Change: Affordable Housing Crisis

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By | No Comments November 1, 2017

In response to the overwhelming requests for housing assistance we have experienced at the Puerto Rico Welcome Center at the Orlando Airport, our CEO Jeff Hayward authored the following letter. It was delivered to Florida Governor Rick Scott on October 26 requesting immediate and long term support t...

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Coping with Stress After Tragedy

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By | No Comments October 3, 2017

Community Tragedy On Sunday, October 1, a shooter opened fire on over 22,000 concert-goers in Las Vegas. With 58 confirmed fatalities and over 500 injured, it has been deemed the worst mass shooting in the U.S. history. As the previous home for such a grim title, Central Florida is all too aware of ...

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