MIAMI, FL, MARCH 7, 2022 - United HomeCare (UHC) honored Home Health Aides and other frontline essential employees on Saturday, March 5th during a Celebration Picnic at Tropical Park. Over 170 individuals attended, including employees, their families, and UHC board members. Attendees enjoyed fun games, face painting, bounce houses, a petting zoo, dominoes, and pony rides.
Employees also received a special appreciation gift thanks to a $6,098 “Help the Helpers Miami-Dade” grant from Allegany Franciscan Ministries, The Children’s Trust, The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Health Foundation of South Florida, The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Miami Foundation, and United Way Miami.
“For nearly half a century, since its founding by United Way of Miami, United HomeCare’s service to older adults has been at the forefront of our non-profit mission. Our employees embody our mission of caring as we provide services to the most underserved communities in Miami-Dade County,” said Carlos L. Martinez, President and CEO of United HomeCare. “This appreciation celebration brought our entire UHC family together to reflect on the dedication and significant accomplishments of our frontline essential workers. United HomeCare is a solid organization that has empathy and cares about each employee, their family, and loved ones. We are one big family. We have to take care of our employees; they’re the driving force in our business. The real heroes of UHC are the Home Health Aides who are in the field every day taking care of the elderly and disabled.”