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Category: Financial Security

Eastside homeowner receives critical home repairs

Ms. Barbara Robertson is a lifelong resident of the Historic Eastside community. She is the epitome of a great neighbor and community servant. She is…

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United Way commits $10 million to improving Jacksonville housing ecosystem

  Jacksonville, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2023) – United Way of Northeast Florida announced yesterday the commitment of $10 million to improve the Jacksonville ecosystem for…

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Latest ALICE report reveals 39% of Northeast Florida households struggle to make ends meet

Based on 2021 U.S. Census data, these calculations include more than 74,000 Northeast Florida households in poverty as well as more than 176,000 families defined as ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed).

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United Way announces $1 million homeownership investment

United Way of Northeast Florida announced yesterday a $1 million investment to protect and increase homeownership in Jacksonville

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Creating a community of opportunity

At United Way of Northeast Florida, we’re working to create a community of opportunity – one where everyone has hope and can reach their full potential. We know one organization can’t do it alone, so we focus on connecting people, resources and ideas to solve our community’s toughest challenges and achieve this vision together. 

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From ‘hello’ to help, United Way 211 is here 

  Every day, United Way 211 in Northeast Florida receives hundreds of calls from people in need.  Mothers searching for diapers for their children. Veterans…

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United Way RealSense files 17,000+ tax returns despite pandemic

When RealSense sites closed in March due to COVID-19, it didn’t stop the work of United Way of Northeast Florida’s financial stability experts to change lives.

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New report underscores more than a third of Northeast Florida struggled to make ends meet before COVID-19

Before the onset of COVID-19, more than one third of residents in Northeast Florida struggled to make ends meet. In this time of COVID-19 disruption, the data suggests these numbers could now be significantly higher.

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Important RealSense tax-filing services update

  By Carter Elliott, director of financial stability, United Way of Northeast Florida As United Way of Northeast Florida follows recommended precautions to limit the…

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Youth workforce program helped Jacksonville teen reach her dreams

  Almost four years ago, Shayla was struggling. A high-school sophomore at the time, she didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life….

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