Last month, the United Way Emerald Coast (UWEC) was able to feed more than 500 local families alongside our friends at Destin Harvest, Feeding the Gulf Coast & the Fort Walton Beach Police Department, bringing the food distribution total more than 640,000lbs since April 2020!
Additionally, UWEC wrapped up the annual Coats for Kids drive at the end of January, spreading the warmth to children across our community. Special thanks to Okaloosa Gas for the generous donation of coats and continued support of Coats for Kids!
Now Hiring - Staff Changes
UWEC is excited to (re)introduce Marlee Tucker, the new Director of Development. Marlee joined the UWEC team in October 2020 as the Volunteer Coordinator.
Currently, United Way Emerald Coast is looking for a new Volunteer Coordinator. If you or someone you know would be a great fit for the team, the job description and application information can be found here
Publix Appreciation Week
During the first week of March, UWEC is celebrating Publix Super Markets, Inc. Publix recently became United Way's largest contributor in the world.
Okaloosa County EFSP Grant
UWEC is currently accepting applications for Phase 38 of the Emergency Food & Shelter Program in Okaloosa County. Eligible organizations are encouraged to apply before March 1, 2021 at 5 p.m. Contact Brittnee
or visit the website
for eligibility details. Click here
to download an application.