Serving our neighbors in Venice, Englewood, North Port, Laurel, Nokomis and

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Our Focus is funding local programs that fight for the health, education and income stability of every person in South Sarasota County. Especially the ALICE's of our world.

ALICE = Asset Limited Income Constrained, yet Employed.

Please go to our "about tab" and view the whole 2017 ALICE report and learn why it matters to our community.


  • Health & Well Being of Special Needs Adults & Children
  • Strengthening Individuals, Families & Children
  • Crisis Intervention for Children & Adults
  • Assisting the Elderly


  • Education - to help achieve school readiness for preschool children through academic, productive and engaging programs that prepares them for Kindergarten and gives them the foundation for future learning successes.
  • Income - to promote financial stability, savings and independence through programs that promote financial literacy and the increased income potential an education or trade can bring.
  • Health - to help improve healthy lifestyles choices, decrease risky behaviors, and basic health care needs.


"A Community Fund for our Neighbors in Need."
Check out our "about tab" page to review how many neighbors we have served this year.

Click here to view our 990.

Our office is located in Building C at the Loveland Center, address is 157 Havana Road, Venice, FL 34292. Our phone number is 941-484-4811.

Now available: United Way Tervis Tumblers! Only $15 each. Support UWSSC by purchasing your tumbler - call our office 941-484-4811 to order.

Transparency is very important to our United Way. We keep costs extremely low to maximize your contribution and ensure a majority goes towards touching, changing and improving lives right here in our local community.


Take Me to the River
Community Appreciation Event
October 5, 2017
5:00 to 8:00 pm
At Snook Haven on the Myakka River
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Fish For United Way Tournament
November 4th, 2017
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24th Annual Golf Tournament
October 21st, 2017
Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club
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Venice Community Walk Pictures from Feb. 2017
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2018 Community Walk Saturday Feb. 17th Centennial Park Downtown Venice

North Port Community Walk Pictures from March 2017
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2018 Community Walk @ West Villages Saturday March17th, 2018


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United Way South Sarasota County
157 Havana Road
Venice, FL 34292