United Way invests $273,295 in Lake and Sumter Counties


Fourteen Education, Income and Health Programs in Lake and Sumter Counties Receive Funding

Leesburg, Florida – United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties is pleased to announce it will invest more than $273,295 in 14 education, income and health programs in Lake and Sumter Counties. United Way works with its partners to deliver programs that target community needs and provide the essential building blocks for a good life: a quality education that supports the education and success of children and youth, financial stability and independence of families and individuals, healthy lives for all in the community and a solid safety net in times of crisis.

“We are committeed to creating lasting change in Lake and Sumter Counties,” said Interim CEO and President Dr. Alan Holden. United Way addresses the community’s most serious problems by investing in the best education, income and health programs through a results-focused approach.”

United Way’s 2016 community investments also includes $345,000 to fund other services including: 2-1-1, Family Emergency Services, the Human Care Network (food pantries) and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

About United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties

Founded in 1965, United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties is a 501©3 whose mission is “To improve the quality of life and build a stronger community by leveraging resources and uniting community partners to impact Education, Income and Health.” For more information about United Way, please visit www.d1387102.bm93.businessmasters.us. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @UnitedWayLS or Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UnitedWayLakeSumter and #LIVEUNITED. ©