Fourteen human service agencies serving 194,407 families throughout the region have been awarded emergency funding from United Way Suncoast's COVID-19 response fund.
Jessica Muroff replaces former UWS CEO Suzanne McCormick, who was recently named president of United Way Worldwide.
The new after-school program will provide academic support to families with 6- to 12-year-old children living at Janie’s Garden, a mixed-income housing community.
United Way Suncoast recently hired Sue Wetzel.
The keynote speaker will be Anthony Barrows of Ideas42, a team of academics and researchers who study behavioral science to help address social issues.
The United Way, along with several partners and sponsors, is helping provide volunteer tax assistance for anyone who earned less than $64,000 in 2016.
United Way Suncoast recently released its list of the "most generous workplaces" in the Sarasota area in 2016, with Publix, FCCI Insurance Group and the School Board of Sarasota County topping the rankings.
United Way Suncoast recently provided $100,000 in funding to the workforce development organization CareerEdge Funders Collaborative.
Industry leaders discuss labor market trends.
Two community leaders join the board of directors for United Way Suncoast, covering DeSoto, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Sarasota.
All Faiths Food Bank recently kicked off its annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger, plus other great examples of locals giving back.