The United Way of the Big Bend

Hundreds of students in Leon County’s schools are receiving free basic dental care. It’s a joint effort of the school district, the Florida Department of Health in Leon County and the United Way of the Big Bend.

United Way

Irate lawmakers are demanding to know why a contractor is making more money to manage a state employee charitable campaign than it gives to the poor.

United Way
United Way of the Big Bend

A new report from United Way shows nearly half of Florida’s households are struggling to make ends meet. United Way officials say their measurement tool called the ALICE Threshold gives a clearer image of poverty in the state.

Around the State

Governor Rick Scott just returned from Chile. Scott visited the South American country on a trade mission. He’s been on several since taking office, but what do these mission’s mean for Florida? Sascha Cordner will break it down and preview Scott’s next trade trip. He’s going to Japan.