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United Way of Escambia County


United Way announces first round of Tornado relief grants

March 7, 2016

Local citizens have generously donated or pledged over $309,000 to support recovery. The first round of a special grant application process has concluded, and United Way of Escambia County Board Members awarded eight local nonprofits funding…


Podcasts: Startups and Day of Caring

October 15, 2015

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” I interviewed two difference makers in our community: Joe Vinson on Startup Weekend Pensacola: Lyndi Warner on 23rd Annual Day of Caring:…


Good news from the blog, Sept. 19

September 19, 2015

UWF Volleyball jumps five spots in Coaches Poll Written by Rick Outzen on 15 September 2015 Press release: University of West Florida volleyball ranks No. 20 in American Volleyball Coaches Association DII Top 25 Coaches Poll…


United Way kicks off 2015-16 Workplace Campaign

September 18, 2015

Press release: More than 230 community supporters joined United Way of Escambia County for lunch during its 2015-16 Workplace Campaign Kickoff. United Way announced $2,272,850 as this year’s campaign goal, and 11 Pacesetter campaigns were celebrated…


United Way honors Community partners

August 28, 2015

Press Release: On August 27, more than 250 United Way supporters and partners joined United Way of Escambia County at First Baptist Church of Pensacola to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and the many community partners who…


Krieger and Flounlacker named Champions of Service

January 2, 2015

Andrea Krieger, president/CEO of United Way of Escambia County, and Dede Flounlacker, Manna Food Pantries’ executive director, are recipients of the Volunteer Florida’s Champion of Service Award. The Champion of Service Award was established in 2013…


United Way: Recovery Update

May 27, 2014

Contributions continue to come in through You can contribute your secure donation online at ALL money stays Local! Volunteers Needed: Operation Blessing – 757-284-9183 Monday through Saturday – Volunteers show up at 8 am…


United Way: May 12 evening update

May 13, 2014

BRACE Update Provided by Greg Strader, Executive Director Greg shared the update from Escambia County that may provide several resources that agency partners and case managers can share with their clients and impacted citizens. Highlights are…