Thank you for making it possible for theUnited Way of the Florida Keys to fundthe work of these non-profit organizations
The Red Crossprovided $5million inassistance toFlorida Keysresidents afterHurricane Wilma.
EmergencyResponseVehicles areon the scenefor disasters,such as theBig Pine Keywildfire.
The Red Crosstrains lifeguardsand the public.You can save thelife of someoneyou love,as Key Largoresident DebraMadison did.
When a wholeneighborhood isaffected by a fire,Red Crossvolunteers aretrained and readyto help, like theydid at this StockI...
Did you knowAmerican Red Crosscan train you to saveyour pet’s life?You can get suppliesfor any emergency, andbe prepared t...
AnchorsAweigh in KeyWest providessubstanceabuseeducation andrehabilitationfor 200 peoplea day, includingteenagers.
Over 150 children are part of the Boy Scouts,in 13 different locations throughout the Keys.
Boys & Girls Clubs offer a fun, safe place with a  full schedule of age-appropriate activities.
Power Hour at Boys & GirlsClub Makes Learning Fun!• Academic Mentors• Homework Help• Collaboration with  Schools• Individu...
Every week,                  50-60 Families                  visit the Burton                  Memorial Food              ...
Families in needcan enjoy a freemeal at God’sKitchen onThursdayevenings.Burton MemorialFood Pantry
The Domestic AbuseShelter is the onlycertified emergencyshelter in MonroeCounty that providesrefuge for victims ofdomestic...
Florida KeysOutreachCoalitionunderstandsthe specialneeds ofhomelessyoung childrenand families.
The Jelsema Center in Tavernieris an emergency shelter for children,open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
The FloridaKeys Children’s  Shelter also    operates   Poinciana  Emergency  Home in Key West, serving   newbornsthrough a...
Group homes run by the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter help homeless, runaway, abused, abandoned, and   neglected children...
The FloridaKeys Children’s    Shelterprovides street   outreach programs andcounseling for   homeless   children.
Did you knowthere are 340homelesschildrenattending MonroeCounty Schools?
The Children’s Corner provides a special place for kids while their parents heal from the underlying          causes of th...
Girl Scouts Connect to Our Local Community                     e
Girl Scouts Make a Difference Through Service Projects
Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting!
Five days aweek, GraceJones providesmeals and carefor childrenfrom 100low-incomefamilies.
Because  kids were still hungry    on the  weekend,Grace Jones      now  provides backpacksstocked with  nutritious  weeke...
The program has  expanded to other community centers.Now Grace Jones BackPacks 4 Kids provides13,000 backpacks with   food...
HELPLINE provides 24-hour crisis intervention,     information and referral services.Thousands of Monroe County people who...
The KAIRFood Pantryin Marathonprovidesfresh fruits,vegetables,meats anddairy to ourhungryneighbors.    KAIR
The KAIRFood Pantrydistributesmore than12,000 poundsof food eachmonth.    KAIR
MarathonRecreation Center
“A safe and                      positive                    place to be”MarathonRecreation Center
MarathonRecreation Center
“A place where people know me”MarathonRecreation Center
“Building a  Stronger Community  Together”MarathonRecreation Center
Every month,MARC servesover 2000nutritiousmeals toadults andteens
MARC clients areweighed weekly,with the goal ofdecreasing obesity.
MARC isworking tohelp reducepoverty,providing jobtraining in itsRainbowCafé.
Star of the Seasprovides food(50,000 poundsper month),clothing, andhomelessprevention.
In 2012 alone,Star of the Seawill provide$112,000 inrental assistanceto Keys residents.
Every month inthe Keys,Wesley Houseserves 505children whosefamily cannotafford day care.
The children atWesley Housecome fromfamilies who are200% below theFederal Povertyguidelines.
The United Way’s gift to Wesley house is matched bythe state 16:1 for a total of $1,858,000 to help children.
Womankindoffers breasthealth servicesincludingexams for allwomen &vouchers formammogramsfor uninsuredwomen.
A photo fromWomankind’s“Pinking of You”Decorated BraAuction!
Womankind’s TeenClinic provides a safe,nurturing place foryoung people to learnhow to makeresponsible choicesabout their h...
The YMCA provides services for over 300 children in the Upper         Keys.Every child is welcome,regardless of his or her...
Summer campat the YMCAnow includesprograms andfield tripsbased onMarineScience andLiteracy.
Programs atthe YMCAfocus onbuilding thevalues ofcaring,honesty,respect andresponsibility.
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Thank you for taking a few minutes to learn about the important work being funded by the United Way of the Florida Keys in 2012-13. The programs of these 18 non-profits align with our community investment strategy of building and supporting strong working families in Monroe County. Our focus is on early childhood and youth development, and providing access to nutritious food. For more information, visit www.keysunitedway.org.

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  1. 1. Thank you for making it possible for theUnited Way of the Florida Keys to fundthe work of these non-profit organizations
  2. 2. The Red Crossprovided $5million inassistance toFlorida Keysresidents afterHurricane Wilma.
  3. 3. EmergencyResponseVehicles areon the scenefor disasters,such as theBig Pine Keywildfire.
  4. 4. The Red Crosstrains lifeguardsand the public.You can save thelife of someoneyou love,as Key Largoresident DebraMadison did.
  5. 5. When a wholeneighborhood isaffected by a fire,Red Crossvolunteers aretrained and readyto help, like theydid at this StockIsland location.
  6. 6. Did you knowAmerican Red Crosscan train you to saveyour pet’s life?You can get suppliesfor any emergency, andbe prepared toevacuate, if there is ahurricane or otherdisaster.
  7. 7. AnchorsAweigh in KeyWest providessubstanceabuseeducation andrehabilitationfor 200 peoplea day, includingteenagers.
  8. 8. Over 150 children are part of the Boy Scouts,in 13 different locations throughout the Keys.
  9. 9. Boys & Girls Clubs offer a fun, safe place with a full schedule of age-appropriate activities.
  10. 10. Power Hour at Boys & GirlsClub Makes Learning Fun!• Academic Mentors• Homework Help• Collaboration with Schools• Individual Lesson Plans
  11. 11. Every week, 50-60 Families visit the Burton Memorial Food Pantry in Tavernier. They receive enough food for 5-7 days.Burton MemorialFood Pantry
  12. 12. Families in needcan enjoy a freemeal at God’sKitchen onThursdayevenings.Burton MemorialFood Pantry
  13. 13. The Domestic AbuseShelter is the onlycertified emergencyshelter in MonroeCounty that providesrefuge for victims ofdomestic and sexualviolence and theirchildren.
  14. 14. Florida KeysOutreachCoalitionunderstandsthe specialneeds ofhomelessyoung childrenand families.
  15. 15. The Jelsema Center in Tavernieris an emergency shelter for children,open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  16. 16. The FloridaKeys Children’s Shelter also operates Poinciana Emergency Home in Key West, serving newbornsthrough age 10.
  17. 17. Group homes run by the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter help homeless, runaway, abused, abandoned, and neglected children and teens.
  18. 18. The FloridaKeys Children’s Shelterprovides street outreach programs andcounseling for homeless children.
  19. 19. Did you knowthere are 340homelesschildrenattending MonroeCounty Schools?
  20. 20. The Children’s Corner provides a special place for kids while their parents heal from the underlying causes of their homelessness.
  21. 21. Girl Scouts Connect to Our Local Community e
  22. 22. Girl Scouts Make a Difference Through Service Projects
  23. 23. Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting!
  24. 24. Five days aweek, GraceJones providesmeals and carefor childrenfrom 100low-incomefamilies.
  25. 25. Because kids were still hungry on the weekend,Grace Jones now provides backpacksstocked with nutritious weekend food.
  26. 26. The program has expanded to other community centers.Now Grace Jones BackPacks 4 Kids provides13,000 backpacks with food, at a cost of $112,092.
  27. 27. HELPLINE provides 24-hour crisis intervention, information and referral services.Thousands of Monroe County people who need urgent help call each year.
  28. 28. The KAIRFood Pantryin Marathonprovidesfresh fruits,vegetables,meats anddairy to ourhungryneighbors. KAIR
  29. 29. The KAIRFood Pantrydistributesmore than12,000 poundsof food eachmonth. KAIR
  30. 30. MarathonRecreation Center
  31. 31. “A safe and positive place to be”MarathonRecreation Center
  32. 32. MarathonRecreation Center
  33. 33. “A place where people know me”MarathonRecreation Center
  34. 34. “Building a Stronger Community Together”MarathonRecreation Center
  35. 35. Every month,MARC servesover 2000nutritiousmeals toadults andteens
  36. 36. MARC clients areweighed weekly,with the goal ofdecreasing obesity.
  37. 37. MARC isworking tohelp reducepoverty,providing jobtraining in itsRainbowCafé.
  38. 38. Star of the Seasprovides food(50,000 poundsper month),clothing, andhomelessprevention.
  39. 39. In 2012 alone,Star of the Seawill provide$112,000 inrental assistanceto Keys residents.
  40. 40. Every month inthe Keys,Wesley Houseserves 505children whosefamily cannotafford day care.
  41. 41. The children atWesley Housecome fromfamilies who are200% below theFederal Povertyguidelines.
  42. 42. The United Way’s gift to Wesley house is matched bythe state 16:1 for a total of $1,858,000 to help children.
  43. 43. Womankindoffers breasthealth servicesincludingexams for allwomen &vouchers formammogramsfor uninsuredwomen.
  44. 44. A photo fromWomankind’s“Pinking of You”Decorated BraAuction!
  45. 45. Womankind’s TeenClinic provides a safe,nurturing place foryoung people to learnhow to makeresponsible choicesabout their health.Most services are free!
  46. 46. The YMCA provides services for over 300 children in the Upper Keys.Every child is welcome,regardless of his or her family’s ability to pay program fees.
  47. 47. Summer campat the YMCAnow includesprograms andfield tripsbased onMarineScience andLiteracy.
  48. 48. Programs atthe YMCAfocus onbuilding thevalues ofcaring,honesty,respect andresponsibility.

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