December 2018                          DONATE 

The United Way of Charlotte County 
Leading the united effort to eliminate poverty
by investing in our community.

What's happenin g and how our #gamechangers are leading the way 
Have You Heard The News?   
In its rating published December 1, 2018, Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, awarded United Way of Charlotte County four out of a possible four stars - including the areas of financial health and accountability & transparency. W ith a mission of helping charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of America's charities , th is stellar rating indicates United Way of Charlotte County adheres to good governance and other best practices, consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. 
From our United Way of Charlotte County Board of Directors!
We believe investing in our community creates significant connections helping everyone flourish. We hope this holiday season (and year round) you find meaningful ways to celebrate and serve with your unique gifts and talents. Happy Holidays to all of you!   

Your Dollar Matters...
Have you ever needed just a little bit of help? Here, in Charlotte County, people are hurting. Your neighbors are struggling. They have to choose between paying their rent or putting food on the table. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of those who need it most.  
We appreciate our thermometer sponsors: Charlotte Stone Crabs, Publix Super Markets, Tampa Bay Rays and Waste Management. Your gift will change lives here at home during this holiday season.  
Past National Women's Leadership Chair to be Keynote Speaker!
Women United will be hosting its 3rd Annual Lunch at Carmelo's Italian Ristorante on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Maria Mas Blet, Sr. Vice President & Sr. Fiduciary Advisory Specialist at Wells Fargo is our special guest speaker. Blet is a past chair of United Way's National Women's Leadership Council and of Miami's Women United. Join us as we honor our 2019 Woman of Distinction, Jolene Mowry.  Tickets are $35 per person, register here. For more information about the event, click here.

Learn more about Women United of United Way of Charlotte County by clicking here to visit our website . You are welcome to join our circle by registering online .
2019 Volunteer Opportunity (VITA) 
This is a great opportunity for the 2019 tax
season.  Volunteering for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a fun and easy way to help others in our community.  It's not accounting, ...simply service. Please sign up today for the volunteer training on January 26, by calling our office today, 941-627-3539 or click here to email Jen for the details.  
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