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UWFK Hurricane Irma Relief Funding

Thanks to the generous contributions of friends and supporters around the nation, UWFK is currently investing  over $600,000 in direct aid for hurricane relief efforts throughout Monroe County.  Here is a list of the 31 agencies we have funded:  

  • A Positive Step of Monroe County
  • Bahama Village Music Program
  • Big Pine Academy
  • Burton Memorial Church
  • Catholic Charities
  • Coral Isles Church
  • DOLPHINS to stop domestic violence
  • Domestic Abuse Shelter
  • Florida Keys Children's Shelter
  • Florida Keys Healthy Start Coalition
  • Florida Keys Outreach Coalition
  • Good Health Clinic
  • Grace Jones Community Center
  • Habitat for Humanity Key West & Lower Keys
  • Habitat for Humanity Middle Keys
  • Independence Cay
  • KAIR
  • Kids Come First
  • Kreative Kids
  • Marathon Lutheran School
  • Marathon Rec Center
  • MARC
  • Metropolitain Community Church
  • Samuel's House
  • Sister Season Fund
  • Southernmost Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Star of the Sea Outreach Mission
  • The Hammock House
  • VNA & Hospice of the FL Keys
  • Wesley House Family Services
  • Womankind

The UWFK Board of Directors has committed another $100,000 for direct aid and case management to assist families and individuals struggling with the effects of the storm. With support from generous friends and neighbors, UWFK is helping rebuild communities. Their focus will go beyond the immediate impact to focus on mid and long-term recovery. This is part of United Way’s ongoing work to support community rebuilding, a role they play after first responders’ work is done.