The work Heart of Florida United Way is doing in the community would not be possible without our partners and investors. Chaired by David Ruiz, Retired UPS Florida District President, more than $16.6 million was raised for the Community Fund through the workplace campaign to fuel United Way’s work.

Community Workplace Campaign

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$700,000+ Donor

Lockheed Martin Corporation

$600,000+ Donor

Adventist Health System/Florida Hospital

$500,000+ Donor

Orange County Government

$400,000+ Donors

Tupperware Brands Corporation

SunTrust Bank of Central Florida

UPS Florida

City of Orlando

$300,000+ Donors


Duke Energy

Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

Darden Foundation

 $200,000+ Donors

Wells Fargo

OUC—The Reliable One

CNL Financial Group, Inc.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

$100,000+ Donors

University of Central Florida

FedEx Corporation

Bank of America

PCL Construction Services, Inc.

Costco Wholesale

Orlando Health


Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.

United We Win by Fundraising


April 14, 2018

Host sponsor: Walt Disney World

The 26th annual Chef’s Gala brought together 23 of Central Florida’s premiere chefs and restaurants to serve 1,000 guests unique dishes and perfectly paired wines. Hosted at the Epcot Showplace and featuring a silent auction, it was truly “A Tasteful Way to Make a Difference.”


February 22, 2018

Title sponsor: Orlando Health

The 11th annual Women United Luncheon brought together over 900 female business and community leaders. Keynote speaker Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs, award-winning historian and author of The Hello Girls, inspired guests with the true story of the first American female soldiers.


December 2, 2017

Host sponsor: SeaWorld Orlando

In appreciation of our Leadership Donors, SeaWorld Orlando invited 2,000 United Way supporters and 500 children served by United Way programs for a day in the park. There was even a special viewing of Clyde and Seamore’s Sea Lion High show just for our guests!

Alexis de Tocqueville Society

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Lindsay & Dan Abt

Dean & Martie Anderson

Carol & Barney Barnett

Maribeth Bisienere

Robert H. Brown &

Mary Recchia Brown

Jacqueline Bozzuto

Ixchell Duarte

Jennifer & William Dymond, Jr.

David & Ann Fuller

Benaiah Gant

Lillian & Raymond Garcia

Benjamin Giannetti

Bob & Catherine Gibson

Cindy & Randy Haffner

Anne-Marie & Jeff Hayward

Leslie Hazenfield

Don Howard

Henry & Anne Jedraszczak

Howard Jenkins

Jim & Lillian Kattelmann

Robert & Carla Kennedy

James & Marci Knauss

Kim & Cathy Lopdrup

Alex & Juliet Martins

Michael & Renee Mueller

David Neel

James Omohundro

Michael & Beth Pattillo

John & Meena Pisan

John & Jan Reker

Serge Rizzo & Shari Bartz

David & Carmen Ruiz

Michael & Theresa Ryan

Troy Sands

Tracy & Jerri Schmidt

Salli & Gregory Setta

Terry & Paula Shaw

Lisa Shepard &

Christopher Rowley

Paul Shimp

Tom & Jayne Sittema

Eddie & Milca Soler

Jennifer L. Williams

Bill & Suzy Wilson

Harry Wilson

Kimberly Wyant