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AT&T Donates $4,000 to UW

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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United Way Completes Training for Campaign Ambassadors for the  2015 Annual Campaign

United Way Completes Training for Campaign Ambassadors for the 2015 Annual Campaign

United Way completed training for 45 Campaign Ambassadors….45 volunteers from local businesses and organizations who loaned their best and brightest to United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties. These “Campaign Ambassadors” will play a crucial role in developing and implementing fundraising initiatives in a wide variety of situations during the 2015 annual United Way Campaign.
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United Way “CRAM THE VAN” School Supply Drive  Is Coming to Your Local Walmart and Publix

United Way “CRAM THE VAN” School Supply Drive Is Coming to Your Local Walmart and Publix

The United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties has partnered with local Walmart stores and Publix in Crestview in an effort to provide needed school supplies to local children for the 2015–2016 school year. Plan now to shop at Walmart and/or Publix every Saturday in the month of July and August, beginning July 11th through August 15th from 10am to 4pm to donate school supplies to help us “CRAM THE VAN”. It is easy to help…
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2015 VITA Program Brings in Over $156,000 in Tax Refunds

VITA (Volunteers Income Tax Assistance) is an IRS community initiative led by the United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties to provide free income tax preparation.  Along with the community partners, Goodwill Easter Seals of Ft Walton Beach, First Presbyterian Church of...

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New CFC Director

New CFC Director

The United Way of Okaloosa-Walton Counties introduces Mr. Ron Denson as the Director of the Florida Panhandle, Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)
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“NIFTY 50s” A HUGE SUCCESS!

“NIFTY 50s” A HUGE SUCCESS!

Over 350 guests attended the January 23, 2015 event “NIFTY 50s…Gonna Rock Around the Clock” hosted by the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties with partnering sponsor as well as the venue sponsor, the Hilton at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.
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United Way Celebrates 2014 with Three Major Awards

United Way Celebrates 2014 with Three Major Awards

Three major awards were presented during the United Way’s 58th Annual Business Meeting held recently at the Niceville Community Center. The first award was presented by 2014 Fund Distribution Chairs Betty Brassell, Patricia Davis and Kim Cox which recognized the...

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2014 Campaign Fund Allocations

Fort Walton Beach, FL  – In mid-January both Okaloosa and Walton volunteers came together at the Fund Distribution allocations meeting at Northwest Florida State College to determine the amount of funding that would be distributed to each partner agency during the...

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