CARES

Young family of four

Housing (Rent/Mortgage) Resources Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Mortgage and Rent Payment Assistance Program – Indian River County Help Centers Intergenerational Center at 1590 9th St SW, Vero Beach, FL 32962 (Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) 772-226-1782 North County Library at 1001 Sebastian Blvd Sebastian, FL 32958 (Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. to […]

COVID-19 Community Respond Fund

COVID Response

United Way has established the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a dedicated resource for working families affected by this crisis. UWIRC leaders recognize the potential for economic impact, particularly affecting hospitality and service industry workers, is high. The organizations that serve populations in need every day will find themselves under-resourced and facing growing demand. United Way […]

IRC Heart Program

IRC HEART Program

WORKING TOGETHER FOR OUR COMMUNITIES The John’s Island Community Service League (JICSL), Florida Rural Legal Services (FRLS), and the Indian River County Bar Association (IRCBA), are combining resources, strengths and expertise to support IRC residents facing COVID-related housing challenges through the Indian River County Housing Emergency Advocacy Response Team Program (IRC HEART) The HEART attorney […]

Rehmann Team to Lead 2020 United Way Campaign

 VERO BEACH, FL, Aug. 24, 2020 – United Way of Indian River County is pleased to announce a group from Rehmann will be leading the 2020-2021 Campaign. Campaign co-chairs include Ross Cotherman, Deborah Crum, Cheri Jones, Jeff Phillips, and James Sorenson.  Every year, the annual campaign is supported by over 100 workplaces and their employees, […]

United Way Invests Over $4.1 Million to Create a Better Indian River County

 United Way – United By Mission, Driven By Impact  VERO BEACH, FL, Aug. 13, 2020- United Way of Indian River County is investing $1,903,282 in community investment grants for the 2020-21 fiscal year. A total of 45 local nonprofits and 7 community collaboratives have received funding. United Way’s role in the community is to bring […]

United Way VITA Programs Results in $1.3M Impact on Indian River County

 VERO BEACH, August 4, 2020 – Since 2009, United Way has partnered with the IRS to provide the VITA or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, offered annually from January to April to assist families and individuals with low to moderate incomes prepare their tax returns. This year, twenty-seven IRS-trained and certified volunteers ensured taxpayers received […]

County receives FEMA funding for food, shelter programs

Meredith Egan Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA VERO BEACH — United Way has been notified that Indian River County was awarded federal funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter (EFSP) program. Phase 37 has been awarded $52,745 and Phase CARES has been awarded $75,199. […]

Over $1 million raised in response to COVID-19 crisis

Sarah Tucci Special to Treasure Coast Newspapers USA TODAY NETWORK – FLORIDA INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – United Way of Indian River County and a coalition of philanthropic partners have joined to raise over $1 million for the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. United Way has been a trusted organization in Indian River County for nearly 60 […]