Our President/CEO, Rick McAllister, is a fervent supporter of the United Way and has always encouraged staff to support this upstanding charity. From 2001 to 2005, FRF received the Gold Award. In 2006, the Florida Retail Federation had the Most Outstanding Campaign with 50 or Less Employees. We received the Gold Award in 2007, the President's Award in 2008 and from 2009 to 2011, we received the Gold Award. Pictured to the right is the marquis in front of the United Way building- done after receiving the award for Most Outstanding (2006) Campaign with 50 or less employees. www.uwbb.org
UWBB helps improve and save the lives of local people through human-service programs that are right here for all of us – in good times and bad. Our certified agencies’ programs provide services year round to help local people with emergencies and basic needs. These programs address the most prominent areas of need such as youth development, emergency services, physical health, children’s services, senior services, family support, services to the disabled, community support, and substance abuse.