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UNITING CITIZENS TO MAKE STRONGER, SAFER AND HEALTHIER COMMUNITIES

UNITED WAY of the Big Bend leads collective action to create a community of healthy babies, successful students, responsible adults, and active seniors.

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December 7th, 2018

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December 18th, 2018

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January 25th, 2018

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May 7th-11th, 2018

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April 23rd, 2018

UNITED WAY OF THE BIG BEND SUPPORTS

OVER 196 HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS ACROSS EIGHT COUNTIES

48 of those programs are provided in Leon County through the work of 38 agency partners.

46% OF LEON COUNTY RESIDENTS

ARE STRUGGLING TO AFFORD BASIC NEEDS

To help relieve the pressure, United Way helped individuals prepare and file their taxes for free, (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, VITA) last year resulting in a total refund of $4,866,832.

DURING THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR,

1,061 LEON & GADSDEN COUNTY TITLE 1 STUDENTS RECEIVED PEDIATRIC DENTAL CARE

United Way’s Health Council focused on three identified priority areas, pediatric dental health, mental health and healthy lifestyles.

ONE IN FOUR STUDENTS

FAILS TO GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL ON TIME

United Way’s Education Council is currently partnering with Leon County Schools and others to implement reading and math strategies.

C. Dubose Ausley speaks about United Way’s Legacy.

Denise Wilson speaks about United Way’s Legacy.

Fran Close speaks about United Way’s Legacy.

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