News & Events

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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InDyne Heroes Celebrate!

InDyne employees went all out to make sure they met their goal of $37,000 by going over goal for the United Way annual campaign, and raising over $42,000 for the community.

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Belk Contributes $5,000 to United Way

John Eller, Store Manager for Belk Department Store in Destin, presents a $5,000 corporate contribution to Betty Brassell, of First City Bank and the 2015 Campaign Chair for the United Way of Okaloosa-Walton...

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CHELCO Brightens the Community!

Steve Rhodes, CEO of CHELCO in DeFuniak Springs, presented a  check for $30,838.94 to Ronda Davenport, United Way. CHELCO participated in the United Way's “Pacesetter Campaign". CHELCO was committed to having their campaign early to help set the pace for the community...

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AT&T Donates $4,000 to UW

For over 60 years, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation have been strong supporters of the United Way both at the national and local levels.  Today, AT&T continues this legacy of support through a contribution of $4,000 to United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties. ...

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