Category Archives: Safety Net Services

Ep. 5 – After Irma

This episode of Talk United focuses on Hurricane Irma and what United Way of Central Florida is doing to help those affected. Jessica Vecchio, Director of Community Resources, joins Alan H Turner II for the second time to discuss how you can help.

For hurricane resources, please visit To give to UWCF’s Hurricane Irma Relief Fund, where 100 percent of donations go towards recovery efforts, visit

*Talk United previously recorded in LkldTV’s Podcast Studio. Due to the facility’s closing, we are searching for a new recording space and apologize if episode postings become sporadic.

Ep. 4 – Paying it Forward and Doing Cartwheels

We took a break from recording this week because of Labor Day so please enjoy this classic episode of Talk United!

Originally published 07/18/17

Danielle Baker, Director of Resource Development, talks about her new position with UWCF as well as when her family needed a hand up from her future employers. Alan and Director of Community Resources Jessica Vecchio also discuss how 211 can help you when preparing for hurricane season and how United Way is there for you in the aftermath.