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Initiative Programs

Focusing On Our Initiatives

United Way of Hernando County's Community Initiative Programs form around the building blocks to a better life.

2-1-1 Resource Center | Find local assistance by connecting through 2-1-1
 


Born Learning | Educating parents on the proper interactions for their pre-school children



Dolly Parton Imagination Library | Provides local children under 5 years old with a free book every month in support of early literacy
 


FamilyWize | Discount RX Card
 



Florida KidCare | Low cost children's healthcare



 

Healthy Kids | A health program to help motivate children to stay active and healthy
 



Lend a Hand Hernando | Connecting the community to local volunteer opportunities



 

The NEEDS Program | Connecting employees through the workplace with the proper resources needed

 



 

The Staying STRONG Award | Recognizing local companies for their economic stability



Student Board | A community based program, led by students that address critical local Education, Income, and Health issues
 



Stuff the Bus | Supplying teachers and their classrooms with proper educational tools
 





Success By 6 | Building a strong foundation for future success in school and in life



VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) | Volunteers certified by the IRS complete Hernando residents' tax returns for free





VRC (Volunteer Reception Center) | Ensures the readiness of the community to manage un-affiliated volunteers in the aftermath of disaster


 

INITIATIVE ACHIEVEMENTS

United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through Education, Income Stability and Healthy...