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Posted: Tuesday, July 5, 2016

GAINESVILLE, FL (July 5, 2016) —United Way of North Central Florida is pleased to announce its FY17-19 funded program investments in core areas including education, income, health and immediate needs. The entire list of funded programs totals $3 million dollars over three years – one of the longest funding commitments of any United Way in the state.

The full list of funded programs is available and published on the United Way website...

Posted: Monday, February 1, 2016

GAINESVILLE, FL (January 28, 2016) —United Way of North Central Florida is pleased to announce Norinda Yancey as the Director of Community Impact. Yancey is currently the Education and School-Based Initiatives Manager – a position she has held at the agency since August 2013. Her promotion is effective February 1, 2016.

Originally hired to oversee Check & Connect, UWNCFL’s dropout prevention program that targets at-risk youth...

Posted: Friday, January 8, 2016
United Way of North Central Florida’s Next Grant Cycle Opens
$1,000,000 is available to fund local programs...
Posted: Monday, November 9, 2015


Dr. Nancy Hardt to Keynote at United Way’s 5th Annual Women’s Leadership Council Holiday Fundraiser

GAINESVILLE, FL (Nov. 9, 2015) – On...

Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
United Way’s ReadingPals Initiative Enters Its 4th Year
Program shows 17% improved reading skills for 2nd-and-3rd graders
GAINESVILLE, FL (September 1, 2015) —As United Way of North Central Florida’s ReadingPals initiative enters its fourth year, reports show a significant gain in student reading out of those...
Posted: Monday, August 10, 2015
In July, United Way of North Central Florida welcomed six individuals to our Board of Directors. Tracy Bachman of Waymaker Communications, Jackie Johnson of Alachua County Public Schools, John Jopling of Dell Graham, Greg Moraski of Nationwide, Lisa Patton of Publix and Todd Powell of Plum Creek began their board terms on July 1, 2015.
Tracy Bachmann is the president and CEO of Waymaker Communications (formerly known...
Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
United Way Introduces Emerging Leaders United
A Giving Group Aimed At Working Young Professionals in the Region
GAINESVILLE, FL (July 28, 2015) —United Way of North Central Florida is pleased to announce that the affinity group Young Leaders Society has a new name: Emerging Leaders United. 
Posted: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Stamp Out Hunger is a charitable event first held by the National Association of Letter Carriers in 1991. The organization wanted to collect food donations for hungry people in a handful of cities. Over the last two decades, it has expanded into a nationwide effort to gather...
Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015
United Way Worldwide will be the presenting sponsor of a brand new original digital series. This series will celebrate everyday volunteers and heroes from all over the globe. These individuals go above and beyond to help others and in doing so, display passion, courage, integrity and self-sacrifice. Although their work is incredibly inspiring to the community, their stores are often untold.
This is where we need your...
Posted: Monday, March 9, 2015

United Way of North Central Florida is proud to announce that Gainesville will be the host city for the upcoming United Way of Florida Staff Leaders conference. The conference – comprised of executives from United Ways across the state – will take place from June 24-26, 2015, at the Hilton. 

This will be the first year the conference has been held in Gainesville.
“We’re very excited to have this opportunity to...