United Way of South Sarasota County



About Us

United Way of South Sarasota County Mission
United Way of South Sarasota County improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of the collective communities of: Venice, Englewood, North Port, Laurel, Nokomis, and Osprey to fund local programs that help fight for healthcare, education, and financial stability for members of our community.

A community united where all residents have equal opportunities for success.

Community Impact
The modern United Way of South Sarasota County (UWSSC) provides leadership in creating innovative strategies that address the needs of our community, and through impact initiatives and community collaborations we jump start solutions to those needs in the following areas:
• Health & Well Being of Adults and Children with Special Needs
• Strengthening Individuals, Families & Children
• Crisis Intervention for Children & Adults
• Assisting the Elderly

Values are the fundamental beliefs that help guide our organization.

With transparency our actions will always support our mission.

The careful and responsible management of donor funds, volunteer time, and resources.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Making diversity, equity, and inclusion central to our mission, increases philanthropy and has greater impact.

Continual development of creative strategies that will adapt to the changing needs of our community.

Applying trust, respect, willingness, empowerment, and effective communication in building relationships with our community partner and business community to make a greater imp


Updated Lobby HoursLobby Hours are 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Our lobby hours for the remainder of 2020 or until further notice is from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. If you need assistance outside of that time, please call us at 941-488-2236 or email: vchamber@venicechamber.com

Thank you for your continued support of the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, and we look forward to seeing you soon!