Announcing Your 2021 Change Makers!

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Central Florida is a community that embraces all that it means to Live United – this year more than ever before. Through its mission, Heart of Florida United Way brings together the non-profit, public and private sectors to create a better life for every person in Central Florida. To show appreciation and honor individuals and organizations who have stepped up to contribute to significant and lasting change in our community over the past year, Heart of Florida United Way is celebrating the 2021 Change Makers!

CM Change Maker of the Year

Heroes in Education

Celebrating the contributions of instructional staff, administrators and support professionals in Orange, Seminole & Osceola County School Districts for their dedication to Central Florida’s children & families.  


George Aguel, Visit Orlando (retired)

Dave Krepcho, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Chief Judge Fred Lauten, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida (retired)

Rich Maladecki, Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association (retired)

Linda Sutherland, Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County (retired)

Karen Willis, Early Learning Coalition of Orange County

CM Community Choice

Honorees to be announced at the event!

Unsung Hero

Change Maker Junior

Women United Impact Award

Mission United Impact Award

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