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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
CRAM-THE-VAN United Way of Santa Rosa County, Sandy Sansing Automotive Group and WEAR-TV3 are kicking off the annual Cram-The-Van school supply drive for Santa Rosa County. This drive provides eligible students in Santa Rosa County with the crucial school supplies needed to prepare them for the school year. Last year, over 3,500 children received assistance in our county, and we anticipate the need will increase for this year's drive. How You Can Help Donate: Look for Cram-The-Van boxes at...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
United Way of Santa Rosa County is actively addressing the growing need for prescription drug coverage this flu season through a partnership with the FamilyWize prescription drug program. Easily accessible and free to all, insured or not, the FamilyWize discount is available for all qualified prescriptions. No application is needed and there are no eligibility, income, age or residency restrictions. Through the distribution of discount cards since 2010, United Way of Santa Rosa County (UWSRC),...
Monday, January 16, 2017
"This week, United Way of Santa Rosa County and FamilyWize announced that 4,645 Santa Rosa residents saved a combined total of $156,831 on prescription medications and supplies last year. The organizations’ partnership made the savings possible. FamilyWize facilitates the discounts and tracks data reflecting the health and financial support offered locally and nationally through its United Way joint community initiatives. To date, over 1,000 United Ways collaborate with FamilyWize to help over...
Sunday, January 15, 2017
THE ISSUE: Santa Rosa County’s population boom could reach a record 180,000 residents by 2020, according to the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research. LOCAL IMPACT: Increased police presence and investment in public amenities will be necessary to maintain the larger population — and keep new residents in the county PACE — Santa Rosa County’s population rose from 117,743 to 167,040 from 2000 to 2015, according to the United States Census Bureau. The area ranks seventh...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
If you live in Santa Rosa, First Call for Help is your direct hotline to connect with resources that are currently available to serve Santa Rosa. You are encouraged to keep our hotline number handy and call when you need us.  At the core of every United Way office is an information and referral telephone hotline system that is available to all county residents. Please note, while many of the country's United Way organizations choose be part of a United Way network information service called 2-...