United Way of South Sarasota County (UWSSC) is a community fund for our neighbors in need.

Focusing on and funding local programs that help fight for the health, education and financial stability of our neighbors in Venice, Englewood, North Port, Laurel, Nokomis and Osprey.

Watch our two minute video to hear how we are helping our neighbors in need. https://youtu.be/h0mv_xakc2Y

UWSSC especially cares about the ALICE's of our world. The families and seniors who are Asset Limited Income Constrained, yet Employed in our South County communities.

Read the full 2017 ALICE report and learn why it matters to our community.

Go to our "About Page" to see the full ALICE report and our report on how our Community Fund was spent last year.

Your UWSSC Community funds are divided up in two focus groups:

1. COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS

  • Health & Well Being of Special Needs Adults & Children
  • Strengthening Individuals, Families & Children
  • Crisis Intervention for Children & Adults
  • Assisting the Elderly

2. COMMUNITY IMPACT

  • Education - to help achieve school readiness for preschool children through academic, productive and engaging programs that prepares them for Kindergarten and gives them the foundation for future learning successes.
  • Income - to promote financial stability, savings and independence through programs that promote financial literacy and the increased income potential an education or trade can bring.
  • Health - to help improve healthy lifestyles choices, decrease risky behaviors, and basic health care needs.

Click here to view our 990.

Our office is located in Building C at the Loveland Center, address is 157 Havana Road, Venice, FL 34292. Our phone number is 941-484-4811.

Now available: United Way Tervis Tumblers! Only $15 each. Support UWSSC by purchasing your tumbler - call our office 941-484-4811 to order.

Transparency is very important to our United Way. We keep costs extremely low to maximize your contribution and ensure a majority goes towards touching, changing and improving lives right here in our local community.


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"TAKE ME TO THE RIVER"

The Myakka River that is October 4th 5 to 8pm at Snook Haven! Sponsorships Available

BBQ Buffet, Beer, Wine, Ice tea, Community Shout Outs, Music by The Cryin' Shames

$40 per person. Call office for details or go to paypal button above to purchase.


25th Annual United Way Golf Tournament Saturday October 20th at Waterford Golf Club

All age golfers welcome to join in a foursome sramble format, just for fun to help your neighbros in need.

Sign up today as a team or individual players.

Sponorships available.


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United Way South Sarasota County
157 Havana Road
Venice, FL 34292
941-484-4811
maryann@uwssc.com