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Every County District has ALICE households

ALICE households – those that live above the Federal Poverty Level , but less than the basic cost of living in Escambia – are spread throughout our community. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The bare-minimum budget – that doesn’t include savings and leaves a [...]

Seville Rotary Arrogant Steak Cook Off, Oct. 24

Seville Rotary Arrogant Steak Cook Off, Oct. 24

Seville Rotary’s annual Arrogant Steak Cook Off will be held on Friday Oct. 24 at 5:30 pm at Seville Quarter. Teams of four will be provided steaks to prepare for event attendees in any manner they want. Both event attendees and the team of judges will judge the best steaks. Awards will be [...]

United Way: Thursday, May 15 evening update

United Way: Thursday, May 15 evening update

U Contributions continue to come in through www.helpNWFLrecover.org NEW: United Way of Okaloosa/Walton dropped off the money they collected in last Friday’s all day radio/tele-thon. New totals with the disaster fund are currently at $47,376. We are grateful for the support from the [...]

United Way: Wednesday, May 14 evening update

United Way: Wednesday, May 14 evening update

Amazing Support for our Community: NEW: Our sister city in Gero, Japan: How blessed we are to have a partnership with the people of Gero, Japan. They are collecting donations to help provide relief and recovery and will deposit their support into the disaster fund in June. Thank you to our [...]

United Way: Tuesday, May 13 evening updates

United Way: Tuesday, May 13 evening updates

Contributions continue to come in through www.helpNWFLrecover.org NEW: Direct financial assistance provided to partners and citizens through today’s check run include the disbursement of $15,000 to 30 families assisted through the United Way 2-1-1 Publix fund for employees. Two local case [...]

United Way: Weekend Update

United Way: Weekend Update

Volunteer NEEDS for Agency Partners to best assist affected residents: Captain Bob Cornett with Salvation Army has made a request for 12 volunteers to work at their Q street location 1501 N Q Street on Monday, 9A to 5P to help stock their mobile units. If any of you can assist, please let us [...]

United Way: Friday, May 9 evening update

United Way: Friday, May 9 evening update

MEDIA PARTNERS RAISE $45,022 IN AN ALL DAY RADIO AND TELE-THON Special thanks to compassionate donors in the community and to amazing media partners who helped our community by broadcasting from 5am to 7pm at Cordova Mall in Pensacola and Santa Rosa Mall in Fort Walton. All monies raised will [...]

United Way: Federal Aid Programs for the State of Florida Declaration

United Way: Federal Aid Programs for the State of Florida Declaration

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: Rental payments for temporary housing [...]

“Next Right Thing”

“Next Right Thing”

The “Next Right Thing” extended-day tutoring program is meeting or exceeding their goals to help under-performing elementary school students read at grade level, according to a recent report by United Way of Escambia County. Last August, United Way of Escambia County awarded a potential [...]

Dine Out For St. Patty’s Day

Dine Out For St. Patty’s Day

St. Patty’s Day weekend isn’t just about green beer – okay, it is, but this year it’s also about giving back to the community. March 16 to 18, dine out at selected restaurants in Pensacola and they will donate 10 percent or more of their net proceeds to United Way of Escambia [...]

Lunch with Malcolm

Tying community-involvement with students to their success in school—and life— Escambia County School District Superintendent Malcolm Thomas challenged people to become actively involved with youth. Speaking to a United Way Emerging Leaders lunch crowd today, the Superintendent laid out a [...]

Affiliated Baseball Parks – Single A

Affiliated Baseball Parks – Single A

The naysayers like to make a big deal out of the Pensacola Pelicans aren't an affiliated team. Of course they can't be playing in the tiny UWF ball park, that is even substandard for a college ball field. The most-likely affiliated league for Pensacola would be South Atlantic. Here are their [...]

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