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United Way of Escambia County


United Way honors the ‘People Behind the Impact’

May 8, 2017

Friday morning, United Way of Escambia County celebrated the contributions of 2,660 volunteers whose gifts of time totaled $704,000. At this inaugural event, Andrea Krieger, United Way’s President and CEO, welcomed volunteers with gratitude stating, “You…


Walmarts host Cram-A-Thon next week

July 15, 2016

With the start of the school year just around the corner, the annual Escambia County Cram-A-Thon will take place on Thursday, July 21. The Cram the Van school supply drive, celebrating 17 years of service, is…

Caring Education

Volunteers sought for ReadingPals

July 5, 2016

According to Studer Community Institute, 34 percent of Escambia County children fail kindergarten readiness tests. This deficiency often continues and correlates closely to the 27 percent of Escambia County students who do not graduate from High…


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…