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While reflecting on 2010-2011, we are already heartened at the positive momentum we are achieving as we write this in early 2012. Looking back to the 2010-11 fiscal year reviewed by this annual report, we must reflect upon the challenges faced by United Way and our community. Just as it was for most business organizations, 2010-11 was a tough year for nonprofits, as well. United Way, although in a stronger fiscal position than most nonprofits, based on years of excellent performance, also was affected by the downturn in the economy. The result was a decline of approximately 20 percent in the annual workplace campaign. Recognizing that many of our nonprofit impact partner agencies were being hit with their own declining private fundraising results and deep cuts from state and federal funding sources, the United Way board made a decision to fund additional dollars from our reserves to lessen the impact that a smaller Community Investment fund for allocations would have on our partners and our community. In addition to funding out of reserves to support our impact partners, the United Way board also made a decision to increase our own development and communications efforts with

funding out of reserves. This decision was made based on significant feedback from our donors and community opinion leaders who told us we needed to increase our ability to fundraise and support important community initiatives in meeting our mission to serve. These two decisions were studied and deliberated for quite some time and unanimously supported by our board. The effect of those decisions will continue to have lasting positive impact for our community, even as this year they will be reflected negatively in our financial reports. Last year we saw the departure of long-time CEO Karen Bricklemyer, when she moved to take a position as CEO of another United Way. With Karen’s departure, our board conducted a national search and hired Debbie Mason as our new president and CEO. Debbie joined us having served as both a consultant and also as VP Resource Development and Impact for our United Way. Debbie was instrumental in the launch of the Community Visioning and Strategic Planning efforts that will lead to lasting positive change in our community through the engagement of hundreds of nonprofit, business, faith-based, government and individual community organizations.

We are optimistic about the future of our United Way and our ability to lead, convene, facilitate and serve our community of six counties. Our focus on increasing high school graduation rates, through funding strategies in targeting early childhood learning, continues through our Success By Six investments. Investments for long-term change remain at 70 percent of our total Community Investment fund. In addition, 30 percent of our funding remains directed to the immediate needs of residents, including infants through seniors, for food, shelter, etc. as we recognize the importance of this stabilizing pool of resources, particularly during these times of economic duress. We invite you to join us in our newly formed Affinity Groups, in the new Donor Dialogue series or other connections we’ve launched. The opportunities to LIVE UNITED continue to grow and we hope you’ll be a part of those efforts in this coming year. Thank you for your support of our United Way. We welcome your feedback. Sincerely,

Carolyn Lukert

Chair, Board of Directors

Debbie Mason President & CEO

How to LIVE UNITED. Get involved. Join an affinity group. Attend a donor dialogue and learn more about community issues.

our leadership 2011/2012 Executive Committee

Board of Directors

Carolyn Lukert, Comfort Keepers Board Chair Matt Fajack, University of Florida Vice Chair/ Campaign Chair Kenneth Kurdziel, James Moore & Company Finance Chair Quenta Vettel, APR, University of Florida Communications Chair Dennis Gies, Community Volunteer Member-At-Large Ester Tibbs, Community Volunteer Member-At-Large Michael Gallagher, SantaFe HealthCare Companies Past Board Chair

Kay Ayers, AvMed Russ Blackburn, City of Gainesville Harbin Bolton, Cox Communications Ward Boston, North Florida Regional Medical Center Brent Christensen, Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Karen Cole-Smith, Santa Fe College Suzanne Gable, Alachua County Lisa Gobber, Nationwide Sam Goforth, Wells Fargo Timothy Goldfarb, Shands HealthCare Mycal Hixon, Student United Way at UF Nona Jones, Gainesville Regional Utilities Tony Jones, Gainesville Police Department Hershel Lyons, Alachua County Public Schools Ken McGurn, McGurn Investments Ed Poppell, UF Development Corporation Andy Sherrard, O2B Kids Jim Stringfellow, Community Volunteer Adrian Taylor, Springhill Missionary Baptist Church Freddie Wehbe, Gator Domino’s Brad White, SunTrust Bank

2011 Campaign Cabinet Matt Fajack, University of Florida Chair Russ Armistead, UF Health Science Center Kay Ayers, AvMed Nick Banks, Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group Leslie Bram, University of Florida Patti Breedlove, UF Sid Martin Biotech Incubator

Heather Doughton, Bosshardt Realty Services Elias Eldyrie, University of Florida Rick Fabiani, Lincoln Financial Group Bill Gair, University of Florida Brad Pollitt, Shands HealthCare Brad White, SunTrust Bank

staff list Debbie Mason President/CEO Dana Clayton VP, Development Mona Gil de Gibaja VP, Community Impact Dana Newsome Napier VP, Marketing & Communications Jon Dechow Resource Development Manager Edwin Goutier Project Manager Bob Guerriere Resource Development Manager Rhonda Johnson Director of Administration Anne Schwagerl Executive Assistant Rebecca Thompson Community Impact/211 Manager Nikki Wagner Director of Leadership

Jennifer Blades, AvMed employee, Leadership donor, WLC executive committee member

2 United Way at Work 3 Total Community Impact 5 Education 6 Income 7 Health

8 Community Impact Programs/Partners 10 Finance 12 Workplace Campaigns 13 Donor Recognition 16 UF/FCC/FSEC Campaigns 17 Affinity Groups/Sponsors

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United Way at work United Way of North Central Florida is focused on the building blocks that lead to a good quality of life – Education, Health and Income – because we all gain when children are successful in school, when families are financially stable and people are healthy. United Way NCFL devotes 70 percent of resources to long-term strategies and a large part of those efforts are focused on education. Our primary goal is to increase high school graduation rates, through investments in quality early childhood education and family strengthening programs (Success By 6). United Way of North Central Florida serves the six county area in four ways: • by funding results-driven programs, offered by Community Impact Partner Agencies and other organizations through the Community Investment Process; • by providing broad-reaching services (2-1-1, the 24-hour,

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free call for information and referral to help); • by developing grant-funded initiatives (including the Weekend Hunger Backpack Program, VITA and the Sealant & Smiles children’s dental program); and • by leveraging local money with federal grants to bring more dollars into our community. In addition, United Way is a natural leader and convener of broad community building, as with the Community Visioning and Strategic Planning process, where we bring hundreds of organizations and experts together to envision, plan and engage in the work of building a stronger community together. United Way of North Central Florida engages within our community to find long-term solutions for issues impacting all residents in the areas of Education, Income and Health (EIH). United Way NCFL is committed to collaborating with all segments of the com-

munity to build partnerships and help fill the needs in our community. It takes all of us working together to create a seamless tapestry of support to build a better and more resilient community. From collecting books and food, to organizing volunteer projects, the work of United Way can be seen throughout North Central Florida. Serving six counties, Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Union, United Way NCFL mobilizes thousands of volunteer hours each year to take care of our neighbors. Working with the Alachua County public school system, United Way NCFL and the Women’s Leadership Council is committed to help cultivate proficient readers by the third grade. This commitment is essential when you realize that nearly half of local children enter eighth grade performing below grade level.

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Total Community Impact $1,905,744




Residential Giving/ Workplace Campaign


Grants/Sponsorships Received

Emergency Food & Shelter Funds

(Donor Directed Dollars)

(Federal Dollars Distributed)

dollars received




$249,451 Food, Books & Volunteer Hours

Services (2-1-1)

VITA/EITC (Returned to Community)

(Combined Value)





Matching Grants

FamilyWize (Free/Lower Cost Prescriptions)

LeverageD Dollars


$9,247,392 Total Community Impact

LIVE UNITED: Advocate for issues in Education, Income or Health. Share United Way messaging with groups where you already engage. Call local leaders and urge them to take a stand on Education, Income and Health issues in our community.

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program success Grants Family Engagement for High School Success (FEHS) One-fourth of all ninth graders in the United States will not graduate from high school within four years. Recognizing the need for a comprehensive strategy to keep teens in school and ensure that they graduate prepared for the future, AT&T awarded United Way NCFL a grant as part of a new, national initiative – Family Engagement for High School Success (FEHS). United Way NCFL was one of 15 national pilot sites. Locally, UWNCFL used the grant to research relationships between at-risk youth, parents and school authorities, as well as to identify parenting challenges. Funding provided the Alachua County School Board to create a drop-out prevention specialist position. One of the national outcomes from the work through this grant was the release of the Family Engagement for High School Success Toolkit based on the work of United Way NCFL and the other pilot programs.

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Annie E. Casey Foundation Grant 64 percent of all Florida fourth graders cannot read proficiently. The Annie E. Casey Foundation is fully invested in building better futures for millions of disadvantaged children in tough neighborhoods. The Casey Foundation uses a two-generation approach to change the future for large numbers of at-risk kids by finding ways to help their parents succeed in the present. We know that kids do well when their families do well and families do better when they live in supportive neighborhoods and communities. To help us learn more about the needs of our community, the Casey Foundation provided a grant in 2011 to contribute to the early planning and mobilization of a `data-driven’ community change initiative. United Way NCFL used this data to start a Community Visioning and Strategic Planning process within the community. The first step included gathering more than 100 community, non-profit,

government and business leaders in June 2011 to begin engaging the community in a long-term process in discovering best practices, uncovering pockets of need and finding existing indicators that could show progress within the community.

Access Information 211: Your First Call for Help Nearly 20,000 local residents called the United Way NCFL 2-1-1 assistance hotline last year. The majority were first time callers looking for help with housing, employment, healthcare or basic needs assistance. United Way NCFL provides this 24-hour free service for anyone within the six-county service area who is looking for help. 2-1-1 specialists have access to an updated database of essential community services to connect residents with critical health and social service resources. The 2-1-1 database of information can also be accessed through the UWNCFL website.

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United Way NCFL is partnering with Alachua County public schools to launch Read.Learn. Succeed in 2012, a volunteer engagement program creating stronger readers.

investing in education In a recent study, 29 percent of parents worry their child may not finish high school, and with good reason. Studies also show that one in four children do not graduate on time, or at all. United Way NCFL is investing in the Educa-

tion of area children through strategic initiatives. United Way is working to fulfill the long-term goal of increasing the high school graduation rate through Success By 6 programs that encourage early childhood education through family strengthening, home visitation and tutoring. By helping families and parents know how to create teachable moments at home, children become more interested in reading and are better prepared to

learn when they enter school. The United Way NCFL board is so committed to the investment in education initiatives, that since 2005, United Way has invested $1.6 million, with a million dollars coming from reserves to provide the additional funding to Success By 6 programs. This funding is in addition to annual allocations made through investments of approximately $1 million from the Community Investment Fund. And once kids are ready to learn and enter school, United Way NCFL continues investing in their educational outcome with specific initiatives that address concerns from teachers and school administration. Teacher feedback indicated that two areas in general impact student concentration and learning – hunger and pain. United Way NCFL worked with community partners on initiatives to combat these issues.

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program success Weekend Hunger Backpack Program Nearly 50 percent of children in our community regularly go without meals. We are working to change that by sending food home on weekends to keep them full and ready to learn on Monday mornings. At the close of the 2010/11 school year, 53 percent of teachers who responded said they saw an improvement in behavior and/ or academics from the children enrolled in the Weekend Hunger Backpack Program. 2010/2011 School Year Results

• Six local elementary schools • 358 children • 23,136 pounds of food

• 18,075 meals • $34,704 worth of food • $325 adds one child to the program for a year United Way NCFL worked closely with Catholic Charities to locate homeless children and with the School Board of Alachua County to identify schools with the highest rates of free and reduced-lunch when expanding the Backpack Program. Additional schools are being added in the 2011/12 school year. United Way NCFL transitioned the lead role in this program to Catholic Charities in the 2011/12 year.

Smiles Dental Sealant Program Tooth decay is the number one chronic childhood disease in

the U.S., and children lose more than 51 million school hours each year due to dental related illness. Through our partnership with UF’s College of Dentistry and Smiles Across America, the Smiles Dental Sealant Program ensures that children are in school, ready to learn. The pilot program began in Alachua County. 2010/2011 School Year Results

• Six  elementary/middle schools and Head Start centers • 87 children identified with dental health concerns • $21,542 in services provided at no cost • 121 children treated • Expanding into additional schools for 2011/12

Hunger Also Affects Seniors - Meals on Wheels “It has been about 12 years since I started with Eldercare of Alachua County; At that time I had my ninth back surgery and a 12 inch rod in my spine. With the help of Eldercare services, I was able to come out of the nursing home and live a full and meaningful life in my own home. I receive Home Delivered Meals, Personal Care, Home Making and Life Line (services). These services make it possible for me to continue living in my own home. The United Way funded services through Eldercare help me feel comfortable and safe knowing I can be home and have great service as well as help in my home. I am forever grateful for the service they have provided.” —Bette Kerr

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VITA Program: Putting Money Back in the Pockets of Hard Working Residents The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program continued to grow and expand last year. This United Way NCFL led program used more than 100 trained volunteers to prepare free tax returns. • E arned Income Tax Credits of $340,000 identified • Twenty sites • Six counties served • 1,279 people • Filed $1.6 million in tax returns Sponsored by the IRS and local financial partners, this initiative remains a key strategy in the United Way NCFL goal of supporting healthy, financially stable families.

Creating Affordable Access to Prescription Drugs One out every five people in the United States has no prescription drug coverage. To help keep families healthy, United Way NCFL offers area residents the FREE FamilyWize card, a prescription drug discount card that can save users an average of up to 30 percent on many prescription drugs. The goal of the FamilyWize community partnership is to reduce the cost of medicine for children, families and individuals without prescription drug coverage by $1 billion nationally. • Discount used locally 9,000 times • Total local savings of $209,616 • 55,000 participating pharmacies • Makes healthcare more affordable • Ensures much-needed prescriptions can be filled

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Follow Three Easy Steps!

1. Print your card and take it to any of 55,000 participating pharmacies. 2. Present your card with valid prescription. 3. The pharmacist will apply the discount.

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How to LIVE UNITED. Book your VITA appointment today or share the service with coworkers, employees and friends with a free call to 2-1-1.

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Community INVESTMENT Funded Programs Impact Area

Funded Program(s)



The Nurturing Program

Child Abuse Prevention Project (CAPP)

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Bradford n

Dixie n

Gilchrist n

Levy n

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Reducing Trauma to Abused Children

Child Advocacy Center, Inc.







Family Partners

Children’s Home Society







Micanopy Collaborators for Educational Excellence

Friends of the Micanopy Library


Home Visitation

Gainesville HIPPY Inc.


Athletics Program

Girls Place, Inc.


Home Visitation

Healthy Families


Violence Prevention Program

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Inc.



Mentoring Children for Successful Futures

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida



Comprehensive Youth Development Program

Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County, Inc.


Emergency Assistance Program

Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc.



Interface Youth Program

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc.



St. Francis House Emergency Shelter Program

St. Francis House, Inc.


Older American’s Act Meal Programs

ElderCare of Alachua County, Inc.


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Outreach Children’s Program












Food Pantry & Clothing Distribution Program Rural Mobile Food Distribution Program

Community Care for the Elderly Program Services



Gilchrist County School Board

School Readiness: Workforce Match Dollars

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County


GallenKamp Emergency Shelter

Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Inc.



Children’s Oral Health and Outreach Education/ Tooth Fairy & Teen Smiles Dental Program

ACORN Clinic







Medication for the Uninsured Program







Healthcare for the Rural Uninsured







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Impact Partner Agencies ACORN Clinic Another Way ARC of Alachua County Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Florida Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County, Inc. Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. Child Abuse Prevention Project (CAPP) Child Advocacy Center, Inc. Children’s Home Society

Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County Early Learning Coalition of the Nature Coast ElderCare of Alachua County, Inc. Episcopal Children’s Services Florida Institute for Workforce Innovation Friends of the Micanopy Library Gainesville HIPPY Inc. Gilchrist County School Board Girls Place, Inc.

Healthy Families Kids Count North Central Florida YMCA, Inc. Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Inc. Reichert House Suwanee River AHEC St. Francis House, Inc. Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. VETSPACE, Inc.

Pictured, from left to right: Renae Clements (Girls Place), Gordon Tremaine (ELCAC), Jennifer Anchors (Children’s Home Society), Keith Blanchard (Boys & Girls Club), Sherry Kitchens (Child Advocacy Center), Kent Vann (St. Francis House), Dianne Maudlin (ACORN Clinic), Debbie Mason (UWNCFL), Anthony Clarizio (ElderCare), Karen Slevin (Catholic Charities),Christie McElroy (Gilchrist County Schools), Theresa Harrison (Peaceful Paths),Dick Bradley (ARC), Kathy Winfrey (Healthy Families), Annie McPherson (CAPP), Elizabeth Jacobbe (KidsCount), Jim Pearce (CDS), Sally Stein (Friends of Micanopy Library); Not shown: Jon Bonacci (Big Brothers/Big Sisters), Sonya Bosanko (ELC Nature Coast), Harold Cook (YMCA), Donna Fagan (Another Way), Yolanda Hagley (HIPPY), James Albright (Reichert House), Jonathan Leslie (FIWI), Marilyn Mesh (AHEC), Connie Stophel (Episcopal Children’s Services), Allison Thompson (Three Rivers), and Cheryl Wedgwood (VETSPACE)

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financial position ASSETS Cash and Investments Campaign Pledge Receivables, net Accounts Receivable Prepaid Expenses Property and equipment, net TOTAL ASSETS

1,231,323 1,157,560 24,250 21,817 385,352 2,820,302


42,047 572,815 19,769 634,631 2,185,671 2,820,302

ALLOCATIONS AND EXPENSES PROGRAM SERVICES: Agency Allocations 666,163 Grant Payments 518,754 Functional Expenses 485,448 SUPPORT SERVICES: Management & General 250,168 Fundraising 442,595 TOTAL ALLOCATIONS AND EXPENSES 2,363,128 Financials presented reflect the decision by the United Way NCFL Board to invest from reserves to support community impact partners through the Community Investment Process, as well as new United Way development strategies.

PUBLIC SUPPORT & REVENUES PUBLIC SUPPORT: Public Support, net 3,258,792 Agency Transaction (1,368,417) Provision for uncollectible (207,000) OTHER PUBLIC SUPPORT: Community Impact Grants 134,930 Sponsorships 26,547 In-Kind 26,771 OTHER REVENUES: Investment Income, Administrative Fees & Other 234,787 TOTAL REVENUE 2,106,410

John Skaja, City of Gainesville, Donor, Volunteer

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United Way Workplace & Residential Campaigns

1% 4%


University of Florida Community Campaign Florida State Employees Campaign

5% 52%

Combined Federal Campaign

TOTAL: $4,017,545

Grants Sponsorships Investment Income & Other

money raised


5% 17%

money invested


Gifts Directed by Donors to more than 700 local agencies (Designations) Programs & Services (2-1-1, FamilyWize, VITA)

TOTAL: $3,690,370

United Way Investment in Local Programs (Allocations to Community Programs through Funded Partners & Success By Six)



Fundraising and Management & General Expenses Uncollectible

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Salute to Our Workplace Campaigns Top 25 Campaigns listed in order of contributions raised $100,000 and more Publix Super Markets, Inc. Shands HealthCare Nationwide $50,000 - $99,999 City of Gainesville/GRU RTI Biologics AvMed Health Plans Wells Fargo $25,000 - $49,999 Alachua County Public Schools North Florida Regional Medical Center UPS Santa Fe College $10,000 - $24,999 Florida Food Service The Gainesville Sun AT&T, Inc. M & S Bank Enterprise Holdings Bank of America Alachua County Administration Ball Corporation SunState Federal Credit Union Campus USA Credit Union $5,000 - $9,999 Alachua County Library District WCJB-TV20 SiVance, LLC JCPenney Alachua County Clerk of Circuit Court Alachua County Tax Collector BBVA Compass

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida CH2M Hill Early Learning Coalition of Alachua Environmental Consulting & Tech., Inc. Fabco-Air, Inc. Florida Farm Bureau Federation Gainesville Real Estate Mgmt. James Moore & Co., P.L. Macy’s NORDSTROM O2B Kids - Parent Account SunTrust Bank, North Central Florida Target Stores, #0687 The Crom Corporation United Way of North Central Florida Wal-Mart Parent $1,000 - $4,999 ACORN Clinic (Alachua County) Affiliated Engineers SE, Inc. Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Alarion Bank Applied Technology & Management Aramark Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. Belk Best Buy Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County Burkhardt Sales and Services Capital City Bank - WNRO CAPT Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC (CRI) CDS Family & Behavioral Health Charles Perry Partners Incorporated Childhood Development Services Cox Communications

Dillard’s Dollar General Corporation Enterprise Rent-A-Car FedEx Florida High School Athletic Association FloridaWorks FPL Group, Inc. Front Street Realty Group Gainesville Agency Catholic Charities Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Gainesville Regional Airport Gateway Bank of Central Florida Grandiflora H. B. Fuller Construction Products, Inc. Haven Hospice of North Central Florida IBM Koss-Olinger Financial Group Meridian Behavioral Healthcare North Central Florida Regional Planning North Florida Retirement Village Oak Hall School Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse-Network, Pro Ink Progress Energy Quinn Family Charitable Foundation RBC Bank Regions Bank Ring Power Systems Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk Salter Feiber, P.A. St. Francis House TD Bank The ARC of Alachua County Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. Transforming Transitions Water & Air Research

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Tocqueville Society Gifts of $10,000 and above.

French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville was 26 years old when he came to America in 1831. As a keen observer of American society, he recognized, applauded and immortalized the voluntary spirit that lives in America’s heart. United Way’s Tocqueville Society was created to honor the goodwill and community leadership that inspired De Tocqueville more than 175 years ago. The Tocqueville Society honors leaders locally and nationally who exemplify that spirit through their high level of personal giving to United Way. • Dharma Endowment Foundation • Mike and Sonja Gallagher • Laura, Tovah, Moriah and Tim Goldfarb • Ken and Linda McGurn • John Verne McKenzie and Janet McKenzie • William J. and Nancy A. Robinson

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Salute to our leadership Donors Platinum Level Donors ($5,000 - $9,999) Kay & David Ayers William Bryson Nathan Collier Jim & Sibet Grantham Brian & Julie Hutchison Paul & Evelyn McKnight Rick & Lindsey Parent Dr. Timothy Lee White Dr. Michael Allan Wolf Diamond Level Donors ($2,500 - $4,999) Jane & Steve Adams John Biays, Jr. Janis Bomar Dr. & Mrs. Ronald Cain Lisa Davies & Jeff Martin Michael & Vivi Fitzgerald Jerry & Rosi Fortunato Ronnie Fraser Lisa Gobber Sam & Deborah Goforth Marilyn & Jim Islam Gerald & Kathryn Kidder Dr. Tim Flynn & Dr. Marian Limacher Peter Lore Charles McCallister Kenneth Osborne Katherine Pierce Wendy & Steven Resnick Thomas & Karen Rose Diane & Jeff Shamis James Stringfellow Paul & Amy Sweeney Rick Weaver Karen Williams Emerald Level Donors ($1,500 - $2,499) Kimberley Allen

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Helen & Marvin Berk Larry Bowden Dan & Darla Boyd Carrie Burch Alan & Toni Chatman Brent & Holly Christensen Paula Clarkson Keith & Leigh Ann Crutcher Jim & Heather Doughton F. Charles & Dorothy Duryea Matt Fajack Jon & Cathy Gardner John Gildroy Daniel Graybill John Wayne Hamblet Lamar Hatcher Jr., D.D.S. Sol & Beverly Hirsch Sherry Houston Robert & Jennifer Hunzinger Joel & Nan Islam Evan & Priscilla Jones Timothy & Nona Jones Dean & Mary Kelley Kevin & Teresa Kelly D. E. Kley Scott Koons Joyce Krajnovich Dr. Maggie Labarta Francis Latini Carol & Les Magee Dianne & Tom Mallini Jose & Naomi Martinez Charles Maule Robert McNichols Peg Nattress Janice Peacock Louisea Pittman Bradley & Marta Pollitt David & Regina Richardson Steve & Lorraine Ritz Rebecca Miriam Roberts Roger Rose

Highlighted names are Loyal Donors, those who have self-identified as a10+ year donor.

Tonya Ross Marian Rush Robert Scott, III Katherin Self Don & Carol Shaw Bruce Stechmiller David Thoman Richard Thomas Gordon Tremaine Steve & Elaine Truluck Barry & Abby Wagner Nancy Walsh Nicole Wheeldon Brice Wheeler Wade Wickre Ted & Brandy Wilson Tom & JoAnne Young Warren & Mary Young Julie Zhu & Paul Xia Gold Donors ($1,000 - $1,499) Greg Adams Irene Alexaitis Joel Alford Rod Allen Carvone Allen Al Amirin Patricia Andress Joseph Armstrong Mr. & Mrs. Barry Baldwin Chad Barnes Marilyn & Tom Barnes Carla Franklin & Bill Baxter David and Diane Beaulieu Dr. Tammy Bennett Brad & Debbie Bentley Russ & Arzella Blackburn Scott & Jennifer Blades Aleasha & Michael Burnell Dr. Edward Bonahue Catherine Bonthron

Bette Brotherton Betty Brunson Donald Calabrese Delauno Campbell Michael Carr Marina Cecchini Rob & Pam Chapman Thomas Chmielewski Janet Christie Mary Christopherson Jeff Chulay James & Dana Clayton Charna & Stuart Cohn Alana & Jason Cole Robbin Collins Robert Cook C. Ryan Cooke Jim & Rhonda Copley Randall Coyle Mr. & Mrs. Mark Crews Ruthellen Crews Drs Larry & Gale Danek Carolyn Daniel Jeff Dannelly Frank Davis Richard Davis Dr. Roger Dearing Terri Dildine Dr. Wiley Dixon Ben & Bonnie Doerr Margaret Downey Negin Drake Lyndon & Lisa Edwards Cathariya Ferris Christopher Fuller Michael Gayheart Dr. Micaela Gibbs Joyce & Denny Gies Dr. Susan Gillespie Laura Gillman Edwin Goutier Christopher & Cristine Gray

Dick & Anna Gutekunst Caroline Hartill Dr. James & Diane Heaney Erica Hollembeak Ray & Rhonda Hoskavich Clarence Hyde Ben Ingram Jeff & Katie Islam Daryl Johnston Robert M. Judah LouAnn Kapper Mahdi Karim Robert King Kirk & Michelle Klein Mr. & Mrs. Donald Koons Mary & Bill Koss Kenneth & Rebekah Kurdziel Jeff & Judy Laake Philip & Kathryn Lancaster Dr. Holly Barnes Lane John & Skylar Lane The Lanzillotti Family Foundation Martha LaTour Michael Lawton Ed & Laurie Lenhart Carolyn Lukert Beth & Ken Maree Bo & Crisi Mashburn Debbie Mason Diane & Don Mauldin David & Kathy McCarty James McDavid Don McIntyre Allison Menard Frank & Connie Moore Eugene Morris Scarlott Mueller Kevin & Lisa Muth Bill Northcutt Leigh Ann & Will Olinger Sandra & Bill Olinger Arvid & Lynn Olson

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Colleen Perkins Dawn Petrella Bill & Kem Poe Ed & Sharon Poppell Tracy Prevatt Randal Pulliam Dr. Kathleen Reilly Davis & Judi Rembert Foundation Philip Restuccia Curtis Reynolds Tom & Jeanne Rochford Rochelle Rogers George & Pam Rollins Herslyn Romero Lawrence Roose Michael & Sabrina Roper Quida Rutledge Gail Sasnett-Stauffer & Dave Stauffer Pete & Yvonne Scammacca Adam Service Betsy & Jim Severance Anne & Joe Shands Brian & Wendy Sheehan Koven & Ginny Smith Patricia Snyder Elizabeth Sommer Pascale Spears Joel Stratton Randy & Patricia Stuart Betsy Styron Janet Sweat Drs. Craig & Trish Tapley Dr. Curtis Jefferson & Dr. Portia Taylor Lucy Goddard-Teel Shirley Bennett Thompson Mr. & Mrs. Bobby Tibbs Ron Umpleby Terry Van Nortwick Jed & Carol Van Rider Sandra Vincent Andrew & Wendy Wacker

Donna Waller Jim & Jaynie Walsh Colleen & Mark Warring Jenna White Roger & Kathleen Whitney Dr. Edward & Kate WIlkinson James Willis Curtis Wohlers Silver Donors ($750 - $999) Ralph Alee Marjorie Alexander Ralph & Bennye Alligood Darron Alvarenga Eileen Amos Rick Armitage Peter Backhaus Susan Barcus Shawn & Lymaris Barger Sandy Barnard Carolyn Barrett Pamela & Walt Barry Sharon Batie Ivy Bell Joy Bell Gerald Bevis Kathy Birthisel & Michelle Ortiz Kathleen Black Crystal Blackwell Michelle R. Blair Christie Blakely Beverly Bliss Ward Boston, III Pete & Sharon Breitinger Tim Broom Keith & Donna Brown Rhea Broyles Michael Burnell B. Joy Butler Dr. Barbara Buys Dr. Bill & Clotiel Caffey Robert & Heidi Carpentieri

Dr. Frank & Jane Catalanotto William Caton Jade & Sophia Chisolm Jennifer & Anthony Clarizio Bill & Faye Coorpender Joseph Costa Anna Michelle Cox Cynthia Cromer Don Davis Paula Davis Markus Dietrich & Ginny Linder Joann Dorval Adrian & Patricia Dovell Ken & Sandra Drury L. J. Duncan Kathy Dushlek, RN Kathryn Ednie Roberta Elkins Osee Fagan Loretta Fauerbach Charles Fellows Paul Folkers Melvin & Marlene Foster Eric Fox Von Fraser, Tax Collector Dennis Fuller Sue Gaintner Judy Geroni Gerri & Ira Gessner Virginia Gibson Danny & Karen Gilliland Kathy Gordon Frank & Sherry Graddy Danielle Gregory Lindell & Joyce Grigg Guy & Susan Grover Fred Hamilton Thomas Hampson Mary Hansen Donna Hazellief Claire Hedrick Mitchell & Jazmin Herbert Steven Hitt

Sandra Hollinger Dianne Hope Tim Hoskinson Jennifer Hunt Michael Johnson, LCSW Melissa & Peter Jones Carole & Louis Kalivoda Marie Kasprow Constance Keeton T. C. Kellermann Kim & Tari Kendall Maggie Kocher Keith & Wendy Koford Chip & Debbie Koval Mary Landsman Dr. Siriphong Lawphongpanich Eric Lawson Jeffrey & Leeann Lee Jeff Lloyd Christian Long James & Sharon Lottinville Jeff Majewski, RRT Christine Marion Walter & Alice Markham Tim & Tina Matsubara Lisa Matthews Jeanie McCallister The McClintic Family Keith & Paulette McKernan Madeleine & Joseph Mills Mitch & Cassy Morgan Deborah & Jessie Myers Peyton Nappo Timothy Nesler Karen Norman Bob & Patty Page Richard Paige Dick & Pat Perkins Gregg & Jeanne Perry Susan Pinder Evan & Tracy Pitts John & Linda Power Douglas Pratt & Tracey Barnett

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Gwen Qualizza Angela E. Raiford Isabelle Degremont & Dr. David H. Reitze Ed Regan Rhoden Family Warren & Sara Rice David Richardson Tracy Riggins Debbie Robins David & Nancy Saliwanchik Mary C. Sausaman Andrew Savona Lloyd Scoggin Beverly Sensbach Yesenia Sevilla Joe Shaw Bill Shepherd Andrew & Katharine Sherrard Kelly Shipman Jeffrey L. Shorb Ken Simmons Debra Sirota Jim & Sharon Skiles Nina Sloan Theresa Spurling-Wood, CIE Steve and Karen Stagliano Joan Suchorski & Leon Larson McKenzie Talib Michael Timmes Joel & Elaina Tokar Joseph Torch Mindy Underberger & Mickie Amparo Kathy Viehe & Cindy Flowers Lewis & Dana Walton Gaye Weisbaum Charley & Alyson Widmer Gary Willard Jeffrey Williams Barbara Wills Jim & Carole Woodward James & Patricia Wynne Guy & Martha York Lynne Zirkelbach

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salute to UF/FCC/FSEC UFCC The University of Florida Campaign for Charities (UFCC), Gators Give, raised $1,018,059.37 for area charities in 2010. Special thanks to the UFCC planning committee for their leadership in this annual effort. United Way NCFL serves as the fiscal agent for this campaign.

ufcc Committee R. Kirby Barrick, Chair Cammie Abernathy, Leadership Chair Susan Crowley, Executive Director Derrick Bacon Mary Ann Hagler Erika Henderson Dennis Hines Lucinda Lavelli Myra Morgan Rebecca Pauly Barbara Wingo John Wright

steering Committee Alexandra Roque Liz Rossen Andy Howard Arlene Tabag Bill Bomberger Bonnie Cauthon Bruce Bonham Chandra Mitchell

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Corrine Willits David Christie David Segura Debbie Bambarola Dennis Hines Florida Bridgewater-Alford Griffin Sheehy Helen Hafers Jan Swanbeck Janice Douglas Janis P. Smith Jody Hewitt John Kranzler John Sutherland Jose Ortiz Julie Frey Karon Grabel Katherine Desmond Kathy Gerard Kay Howell Kelly Reid Kenya Williams Kristie Gaver Kylie Emerson Lindsay Hochman Lionel Dubay Liz Nolan Lora Smith Lori Primosch Lynda Reinhardt Magel Cardec Margaret Fields Marie Willey Marty Rhoden Mary Ann Hagler Mary Bennett Mary Ring Melissa Sisk

Myra Morgan Piper Call Rachel McGriff Rick Bryant Rosie Hall Rosie Warner Shari Mack Sharla Alexander SiseneG Midget Tracy Pfaff Tracy Rambo Vanessa Fayo Virginia Mauldin Vivian Raymond William Heitman

FSECC The Florida State Employees’ Charitable Campaign (FSECC) raised $151,444.82 for area charities in 2010. Special thanks to the FSECC steering committee for their leadership in this annual effort. United Way NCFL serves as the fiscal agent for this campaign.

FSECC Committee Ken McDonald, Chair Tacachale David Capos North Florida Evaluation Treatment Center Lynn Dann Department of Children & Families

Campaign Chair, Matt Fajack (on right), presents Rick Weaver of Publix with an award at the 2010/11 Campaign Finale.

Christine McDonald Florida Department of Transportation State Materials Office Tom Barnes Agency for Healthcare Administration

Combined Federal Campaign The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) raised $153,341.50 for area charities in 2010. Special thanks to the CFC steering committee for their leadership with local federal

employees in this annual effort. United Way NCFL serves as the fiscal agent for this campaign.

CFC Committee Monty Stephens, Chair Veterans Affairs Donna Maitland Social Security Administration Kay Louder Social Security Administration Bill Logeson Postmaster, United States Postal Service Michele Fowler USDA

Ready to get involved with our affinity groups? Learn more: Email or

Engaged and Committed United Way Affinity Groups Get Their Start in 2011 The Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) launched in 2011 with a small, focused group of women leadership donors with big ideas on how to further support our community and engage other women. With their minds, hands and hearts set on helping and supporting children in our community, the WLC set early goals to increase funding for children’s initiatives. United Way’s WLC is one of the longest standing women’s philanthropy groups in the nation. A national network of 50,000 women, the WLC has raised more than $700,000 for local communities.

WLC gained momentum at the close of FY 2010/11 with the formation of the first WLC steering committee (below). We expect to see great things from this group of smart, determined, motivated women in the upcoming year! WLC STEERING COMMITTEE Jane Adams, chair Wendy Wacker-Crites, co-chair Kay Ayers Ivy Bell Jennifer Blades Patti Breedlove Laurie Denny Terri Dildine

Cat Ferris Carol Hinton Kathryn Lancaster Amy Mayes Laura Robertson Terry Van Nortwick Kathy Viehe Jodie Webb Nicole Wheeldon

Likewise, another new group emerged in 2011 from the pool of existing leadership donors. The Young Leaders Society (YLS) gathered donors under the age of 40 with a mission to excite them about citizen engagement, social networking and creating a legacy within their community. The YLS held initial meetings this year and have a plan set in motion to attract additional and future donors to their group through the use of social gatherings, executive training and hands-on volunteer projects. As the YLS grows, United Way NCFL is excited to see what can happen when a group of socially conscience, young business men and women come together on common goals and initiatives.

General sponsorships

Loaned Executive Sponsorships

VITA sponsorships

• Bank of America • GEICO • James Moore • Nationwide • Shands HealthCare

• AvMed • Bank of America • Shands HealthCare

• BBVA Compass Bank • Wells Fargo

Palenthia Boswell, Nationwide employee, Loyal donor, Volunteer

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Catisha Turner 4 RTI Biologics employee, Day of Action volunteer, Donor

Kay Ayers 4 AvMed employee, Leadership donor, United Way board member

3Matt Fajak, UF employee, Leadership donor, Campaign Cabinet Chair, United Way board member

3Christian Long AvMed employee, Leadership donor, YLS steering committee member

Nick Banks 4 owner Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group, Leadership donor, Community Investment volunteer, Campaign Cabinet member

Teresa Ruccione 4 Nationwide employee, Loyal donor, Volunteer

6031 Northwest 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607-2025 (352) 331-2800 Twitter: @unitedwayncfl. Email:

5Cat Ferris, Nationwide employee, Leadership donor, WLC member

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United Way of North Central Florida 2010 Annual Report  

United Way of North Central Florida 2010 Annual Report

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