The health and safety of our community is a priority of UWSSC. Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, we feel it is in the best interest of our community to postpone our ALICE event on March 20 and our Community Walk on April 4 until further notice.

Please know that we are so grateful for your support. Further notices will be shared as they are available.


Mad Hatter Benefit for Alice
March 20, 2020 


14th Annual Community Walk 
April 4, 2020

Luncheon & Fashion Show Benefiting ALICE

Asset Limited, Income Constrained yet Employed

Friday, March 20, 2020

Plantation Golf and Country Club

500 Rockley Blvd, Venice, FL • 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM


2020 Sponsorship Opportunities

These levels will include marketing as outlined below.


  • Introduction at event
  • Exclusive sponsorship - none in same business category
  • Eight luncheon tickets
  • Logo prominently placed in the event program and inclusion in all remaining event marketing materials, social media and e-blasts
  • Table signage at the event
  • Logo prominently placed on our event page on our website
  • Two company banners displayed at the event


  • Introduction at event
  • Exclusive sponsorship - none in same business category
  • Six luncheon tickets
  • Logo placed in the event program and inclusion in all remaining event marketing materials, social media and e-blasts


  • Verbal recognition at event
  • Four luncheon tickets
  • Program listing and inclusion in event marketing materials
  • Table signage at the event


  • Eight luncheon tickets


  • One luncheon ticket

To download the full Sponsorship Kit, click here 

We’re looking for unique and exciting raffle items for our for Mad Hatter Fashion Show and Luncheon

Please respond before March 6, 2020, to ensure your sponsorship recognition is included in all remaining event marketing materials, social media and e-blasts.

To RSVP for the event, or for more information on sponsorships, contact Gwen Schafer, Office Administrator at office@uwssc.com or 941-484-4811. 

United Way of South Sarasota County is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit agency. Sponsorships and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. The tax treatment of corporate sponsorship contributions should be discussed with your tax professional or legal advisor. UWSSC Federal ID number is 59-1100846.

Community Impact Facts from 2018-2019  


The opportunity to attend preschool, after school care programs and summer  programs so their parents can continue to work and knowing their children are safe, getting homework help, and making friends for a sense of belonging and community.

A chance to participate in day programs with focus and purpose, get literacy help, respite services and clinical supports to start generating lasting solutions from isolation, to develop lifelong strategies for a better opportunities in life .  


To get needed food, hygiene products, medicine, counseling and access to health and dental clinics, when they could not afford them. Allowing them to flourish by promoting less risky behaviors and healthier lifestyles.

To help support and protect abused and neglected children, our frail seniors in need who are home bound or unable to cook themselves.  Closing the ranks on isolation, abuse and scam artistry that  affect many  of at-risk our neighbors.

To assess information and referral hotlines that connect citizens with  area resources that can improve their quality of life. Our community thrives when all of our neighbors have access to updated resources that can lead them to a better quality of life and affordable care.

Our adults and children  with special needs received necessary psychological, health and personal safety assessments so they could have access to special training along with mentorship programs that improve, strengthen and empower their lives for the better increasing their opportunities to thrive and succeed with less stigma.


With the help of our partner agencies we helped provide legal advice, foreclosure help, scam alerts, free tax assistance and social services resources that improved their financial stability and independence with programs that stimulated their financial futures.

Gain access to program aids and client service referrals that give a hand up during a short term crisis or natural disaster, which allows them the time to establish a better plan. With a social service specialist helps lead them to utility resolutions and other helpful financial resources, preventing them from becoming homeless.
United Way of South Sarasota County Funded Programs Community Impact Facts from 2018-2019  

58,235 lives impacted by investing in Venice, Osprey, Laurel, Nokomis, Englewood and North Port Communities.