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HFUW Announces Transportation Assistance for Veterans in Central Florida: Mission United Lyft Rideshare Program

Heart of Florida United Way is excited to announce the Mission United Lyft Rideshare Program that offers Veterans in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties access to transportation assistance.  From doctor appointments, legal consultations, job interviews, and even a trip to the grocery store, our local Veterans can use the Mission United Lyft Rideshare program to […]

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Kim’s Story: Heart of Florida United Way’s Destination Graduation Program at Seminole State College Helps a Student Stay in School

Imagine being a college student struggling to pay for tuition, books, your basic needs and, then, the unexpected happens. This is the reality for so many college students and, unfortunately, it often means dropping out of school.   That’s where Destination Graduation comes in.  Meet Kim Ranachowski, a student at Seminole State College of Florida […]

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2022 Year In Review: 10 Community Achievements Accomplished This Year 

As we reflect on 2022, we are immensely proud of everything we’ve been able to do for the Central Florida community and incredibly grateful to all of our donors, volunteers, and supporters who have made this possible.   Here’s a list of 10 achievements we accomplished together:   We Launched Our Emerging Leaders Impact Group Modeled after our […]

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HFUW Banks On Veterans’ Access to Benefits and Resources: Bank On of Greater Orlando Helps Underbanked Veterans Open Fee-Free Checking Accounts

Many Veterans face various challenges as they acclimate to civilian life — and that includes managing finances and adapting to new banking tools and services.  HFUW’s Bank On Greater Orlando initiative aims to provide every person, including Veterans, the opportunity to have and keep a secure, affordable bank or credit union account. You can learn […]

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Mission United Jobs: Portal for Local Veterans

Changing careers is a stressful process for anyone. But for veterans making the move to civilian life, it can be an even trickier transition. For example, creating a civilian resume is an exasperating task. Describing military skills for a civilian job opening usually involves jargon and terms that results in veterans being passed over for […]

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