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United Way by the Numbers

Results like these show how effective programs make a positive difference that creates ripples of self-sufficiency in our community, today and for the future.

78,755 preschoolers have gotten a better start in school and in life thanks to the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education’s professional learning and development sessions
32,206 children and youths attended United Way funded after-school programs to help them do better in school and avoid risky behavior, like using alcohol and drugs or smoking
$3 million In additional School Readiness funding to Miami-Dade over the last two legislative sessions through advocacy efforts together with our partners
17,400 people were helped to get on a path to financial stability.
4,771 people received financial counseling.
47,935 people in Miami-Dade saved $2,292,813 on prescription medications whether they had health insurance or not.

8,385 elderly adults got personal care and/or home-maker services and/or emergency and basic needs supplies.
11,154 seniors received meals at home or with their peers.
123 caregivers received respite and/or counseling services to help them continue caring for their loved ones.
$ 11 million Taxpayers refunds and Earned Income Tax Credits of almost $4 million while saving more than $1 million in tax preparation fees.

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Miami, FL 33128
Phone: 305-375-5141



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