We Fight for Health

Nearly $7.9 million was invested to improve the health of Central Floridians. From mental health to learning better eating habits, 19,814 people are healthier today because of United Way’s work.


  • 321 people directly impacted by the Pulse Nightclub tragedy received support and care from the Orlando United Assistance Center (OUAC), a collaboration between United Way, City of Orlando and Orange County Government. Learn more about OUAC.
  • 1,635 people reached out to the 2-1-1 Information and Assistance Crisis Line for hope in their darkest hour. Through de-escalation techniques and crisis intervention, the 2-1-1 call specialists saved lives and developed safety plans with these individuals for a hope-filled future.
  • 4,715 HIV/AIDS patients received supportive services to improve quality of life through the Ryan White Part A & Part B program administered by Heart of Florida United Way. Learn more about Ryan White program.
  • 153 families were given answers and support regarding their child’s potential developmental and behavioral concerns through the Help me Grow program.
  • 14,559 people, from infants to seniors, addressed a health concern through a United Way-funded program or service by increasing health literacy, increasing physical activity or improving access to healthcare services.

United We Win by Partnering

Together, United Way and our partner agencies make strides in creating immediate change while investing in results for the long term. The following are grant recipients for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.




Aspire Health Partners

Children’s Home Society of Florida – Central Florida Division

Community Based Care of Central Florida, Inc.

Community Health Centers

Florida Hospital Foundation

Grace Medical Home

Health Care Center for the Homeless, Inc.

Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County, Inc.

Howard Phillips Center for Children & Families

UCP of Central Florida