News & Events

Request for Volunteers for VITA

UNITED WAY OF OKALOOSA & WALTON COUNTIES Needs Volunteers to become Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Partners for 2016   VITA is an IRS community initiative led by the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties to provide free income tax preparation. The VITA...

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Coats for Kids at Christmas

UNITED WAY’s COAT DRIVE COATS FOR KIDS AT CHRISTMAS..."Share the Warmth” The United Way’s “Coats for Kids at Christmas…Share the Warmth” is well on its way collecting coats for the annual community coat drive. Thanks to our partners who make this needed event happen:...

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2016 Annual Campaign Kick-off with Announcement of Goal

UNITED WAY KICKED OFF 2016 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN AND ANNOUNCED THE 2016 GOAL The United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties kicked off its 2016 Annual Campaign on August 16, 2016, with its Board of Directors setting a goal of $1,450,000, which represents an ambitious...

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Rick Owen Becomes Ninth United Way Executive

Walter Hooks, Board Chair for United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties, announced today that Rick Owen will take over the reins as President and CEO of the United Way, succeeding Ken Hinrichs who is retiring.

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It’s a Groovy Time at the 60’s Gala

For the past seventeen years, the United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties has held an annual Dinner & Silent Auction that has grown to become the single largest fundraiser for the local United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties and its 40 partner agencies. This year’s...

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Announcing 2015 Campaign Results

Betty Brassell, with First City Bank and the 2015 Campaign Chair, along with the Board of Directors for the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties, is pleased to announce that $1,311,359.39 was raised for Okaloosa & Walton Counties

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