On February 5, Heart of Florida United Way unveiled its first-ever documentary film, “Know Your Place,” in tandem with Black History Month.
Discover inspiring changemakers in this recap of the 6th Annual Change Maker Impact Awards, where we joined together to honor individuals and groups making a difference in our Central Florida community. Read about their accomplishments and be inspired to make a change too!
Be inspired by a special letter from the co-chairs of the 17th annual Women United Luncheon, presented by Walt Disney World® Resort.
See how volunteers joined together at Heart of Florida United Way’s Share the Love event in February 2024 at U.S. Hunger and assembled thousands of meals for Central Florida families facing food insecurity.
People on the Move: Israel Navarro Now the Director of Quality Assurance and Training for 211 and Crisis Services
Israel Navarro is now the Director of Quality Assurance and Training for 211 and Crisis Services at Heart of Florida United Way. Discover his journey from a 211 Supervisor to a leader committed to enhancing community support and service excellence.
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 […]
In the spirit of compassion for our community, Heart of Florida United Way is proud to announce our annual spring volunteer experience: Share the Love. This February, we’re inviting you to join us and U.S. Hunger in making a real impact on the lives of those facing food insecurity right here in Central Florida. While […]
Empowering Innovation: HFUW’s Carolyn Shermer Completes MIT Executive Program on Artificial Intelligence
Learn how Carolyn Shermer, Senior VP of IT at Heart of Florida United Way, recently completed the MIT Executive Program on Artificial Intelligence, giving her new insights into the role of AI in business innovation.
85 Years of Impact: Heart of Florida United Way Celebrates Our History and Embraces a Brighter Future
In 2024, we are celebrating our 85th anniversary, commemorating more than eight decades of unwavering dedication to the Central Florida community. Over the last 85 years, we have supported our community as our country has weathered wars, recessions, and a once-in-a-century pandemic. Close to home, we have helped our Central Florida neighbors navigate the aftermath […]
Join Heart of Florida United Way as a volunteer for our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Make a difference this tax season with Heart of Florida United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. You do not need to have prior tax experience to volunteer, and you can help save Central Florida residents millions […]
Join Heart of Florida United Way as a volunteer for the 2024 Week of Action Martin Luther King Jr. is forever remembered for the transformative actions he sparked, propelling the cause of equal rights forward during the peak of the civil rights movement. More than five decades after his tragic assassination, his legacy remains a timeless […]
In its fifth consecutive year, the Heart of Florida United Way’s Thanksgiving Project continues to make a significant impact in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. This annual initiative, dedicated to supporting ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) families, has grown exponentially, reflecting a community united in the spirit of giving and compassion. This year, HFUW […]