Health Access and Food Security Keys to Prosperity

The framework United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties uses to create strategies to address the challenges residents face are the ten root causes of poverty. As defined by the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Florida Prosperity Project, the root causes of poverty are the...

Addressing the Ten Root Causes of Poverty

The framework United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties uses to create strategies to address the challenges residents face are the ten root causes of poverty. As defined by the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Florida Prosperity Project, the root causes of poverty are...

Official UWLS Newsletter: March 2024 Edition

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Women’s History Month: Felicia Stewart

Felicia Stewart is the President and Founder of Hope 2 Restoration, a nonprofit organization in Leesburg. Felicia used experiences and obstacles she has gone through and overcome as inspiration to start H2R, which provides resources to our homeless community,...

Blog: A Mobile Veterans Resource is On its Way!

By THAWANNA HURGE Director of Community Impact March 2024 In order to bring needed mental-health services closer to local veterans, the VA’s Clermont Mobile Vet Center will start parking at the UWLS office on every other Monday on April 1. Then the plan is to...

Press Release: UWLS Recruiting Volunteers for Community Investment Team

For Immediate Release LEESBURG — United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties is in search of volunteers to participate on its Community Investment Team. The Community Investment Team, or CIT, makes important recommendations to UWLS leadership about its partnering...