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Celebrate 211 With Heart of Florida United Way 

Each February 11, Heart of Florida United Way comes together to celebrate 211 Day, shining a spotlight on this crucial resource and expressing our gratitude to our dedicated colleagues who keep it running. This year, we will commemorate 211 Day on Sunday (2/11).    Whether it’s a single mom struggling to feed her kids, a Veteran […]

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A Conversation on Self-Care this Valentine’s Day with 211!

Roses are red, violets are blue, your self-care is important and Heart of Florida United Way thinks so, too!  In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we recently spoke with our 211 Crisis Services Manager Nicole in the following video to discuss the importance of self-care and a few ways to help you put yourself first.  […]

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This is How We #LiveUnited: A Thank you to Our Donors

At times, when the needs in a community are great, it can feel hopeless or overwhelming. At Heart of Florida United Way, we feel it when our 211 operators answer the phone. The calls coming in range from parents in need of childcare to people in need of food, rental assistance, or connections to support for their […]

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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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#UnitedWayChat: Team 2-1-1

United Ways are making a difference in communities across the world. Once a month, we gather for a Twitter #UnitedWayChat to share ideas, encourage and inspire one another. In February, the topic was the work our 2-1-1 Informational and Referral Crisis Line is doing in Central Florida. Below are the top tweets but be sure to […]

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Federal Employees Community Resources

As the government shutdown continues to drag on, the effects are starting to be felt by the 420,000 federal employees working without pay and the 380,000 federal employees who have been furloughed. Thousands of federal employees missed their first paycheck of 2019. Just as significant, janitors,security guards, and other federal contractors will receive no back […]

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