Hurricane Season 2024

It's hurricane season and United Way of Collier and the Keys is here to help before, during and after a storm.

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What’s New at UWCK

July Newsletter

Our July newsletter features a hurricane season message, disaster recovery stories, the new ALICE report, and media coverage of UWCK.

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ALICE Report Highlights Struggling Households

According to the latest ALICE report, 42% of households in Collier County and 43% of households in Monroe County are living paycheck to paycheck.


June Newsletter

Our June newsletter includes a wrap-up of the UAE visit to the Keys, Feed the Keys totals, summer opportunities for children, hurricane season prep, and more!

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Scholarship Recipients Announced

This year, $28,000 in Marine Science Educational Advancement Scholarships have been awarded to six outstanding students.

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UWCK-UAE Learning Exchange Program

We're thrilled to announce the upcoming UWCK-UAE Learning Exchange Program, set to begin in 2025.

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Feed the Keys 2024

6,210lbs of Food was Donated During Feed the Keys 2024! Thank YOU for Helping UWCK Honor "Mangrove Mike" Forster by Giving Back to the Community he Loved.

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Through partnerships with 34 local nonprofit agencies, UWCK mobilizes the caring power of community to get resources where they are needed most during and after crises.

24/7/365 - Referral Support

Finding help when you need it can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. When you need non-emergency help, call 2-1-1 to reach a trained specialist who can assist you.

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Keys Community Resource Guide

This guide is to help our community find the help they need during times of uncertainty. Resources include childcare, food pantries, rent and utilities assistance, medical and mental healthcare, and more.

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What We Do

Our Work


We believe that access to quality, affordable healthcare is the foundation on which healthy lives are built.

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We believe that education is the most powerful tool families can use to transform their lives.

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Financial Stability

We believe that lending people a leg when they need one empowers them to keep fighting for a brighter future.

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