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    October 01, 2021
    What's New at United Way
    Help our community by volunteering with our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program! VITA offers FREE tax preparation assistance to families with an annual income of $66,000.
    There are three ways to serve:
    • Client Greeter
    • Tax Preparer
    • Quality reviewer
    Virtual positions are available as well, and NO previous experience is necessary!
    RSVP for our VITA Meet and Greet on October 27 at 5:30 pm!
    Did you know that our information and referral hotline, 211 Northwest Florida, helped 42,781 callers make 130,000 connections to community resources last year?
    Or that 77.5% of people served in UWWF-funded health programs improved their emotional and/or mental health? 
    Check out our 2020-21 Annual Report to learn more about our work over the past year, from COVID-19 Relief and Hurricane Sally, and see how your gifts are being used to make a better tomorrow in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties!
    Nonprofit Center for Excellence and Philanthropy
    Pensacola State College helps strengthen nonprofits through education and management designed to support board governance, enhance business practices, and expand the influence of the nonprofit sector.
    Are you interested in making an impact in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties? Join our team and serve your community as our Community Engagement VISTA!
    Work with like-minded volunteers and other nonprofit agencies as you develop new skills, earn money for college, and more.
    Learn more by visiting www.uwwf.org/americorps-vista.
    Community Employment Opportunities
    Are you or someone you know looking for employment or pondering a career change? 
    Visit our job opportunities page for information about open positions at nonprofit organizations in our community.
    Nonprofit Shred-A-Thon
    The Arc Gateway is hosting a Nonprofit Shred-A-Thon during the month of October. Nonprofits with an IRS letter of determination are invited to shred up to 200 pounds of documents at no charge. 
    To participate, eligible organizations must call Dawn VonStein at 850-438-5577 to schedule a drop-off appointment.
    United Way of West Florida | uwwf.org
    Laura Gilliam, CEO
    laura.gilliam@uwwf.org, (850) 434-3157