Blog Crisis

How to Cope: Resources for Coping with Tragic Events in the News

In the wake of tragic news — like the loss of at least 18 children at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas — it can be incredibly difficult to process information and cope with resulting emotions, feelings, and thoughts.  Fear, sadness, and anxiety are all normal responses to crisis for both children and adults, but you […]

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Blog Survival Budgets

Recently Released Survival Budget Data: Heart of Florida United Way Reveals What it Actually Costs to Live in Central Florida

It costs approximately $35,424 for a single adult and $93,228 for a family of four to survive in Central Florida. That’s according to Heart of Florida United Way’s recently released updated Household Survival Budget, which is based on updated research conducted from public sources.     ALICE households are some of the most susceptible to increasing […]

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From Hello to Help, 211 is Here When You Need it Most. 

In a crisis, disaster, or pandemic, 211 is here to help every person in our community every day of the year. From finding food and paying for housing and bills to connecting to other essential services, 211 is there, 365/24/7, to answer the call whenever a personal crisis may occur. Every 211 is part of […]

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