UP GROCERY ANNOUNCES ADJUSTMENT OF HOURS RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS

Effective March 19, Member Share Grocery Program hours at our three UP Centers located in Orlando, Indian River County and St. Lucie County will transition to be Monday - Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., with our Orlando and St. Lucie County locations also operating Sundays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. To streamline our operations to focus on the increased need at our main Indian River UP Center, our satellite grocery program located in South Vero Beach will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21.

As we continue to focus on serving the community during this increased time of need, our programs remain available to low-income families.

For more details on our response to this ever-changing situation, including the enhanced precautionary measures we are taking to protect every person who steps foot onto each of our campuses, please click here.

In stressful situations, many of our neighbors turn to United Against Poverty for information, direction and reassurance. Now more than ever, we are deeply grateful for your support.

Donation Partner

Become A Product Donation Partner

Product partnerships with major retailers and manufacturers make our hunger relief programs viable and stretch their impact to help us provide crisis intervention and long-term solutions through our educational, job training, and job placement programs for people living in the level of poverty. These programs result in families exiting poverty and achieveing economic self-sufficiency. Donated product does much more than fill stomachs, it literally transforms lives. To become a Product Partner or for more information please contact: (844) 277-1249 or donations@unitedagainstpoverty.org

Product Partners Website

Volunteer

UP Orlando welcomes corporate groups from 5 to 200 to volunteer and support the programs and services offered at our campus, located just south of Downtown Orlando. With flexible options available to engage all ages, abilities and group sizes, it’s easy to mobilize your team and make a positive and tangible contribution to the community. For available dates and project options, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Franchesia Crawford, at Franchesia@upcenters.org

Become A Volunteer

Sponsor An Event

Looking for a way to give back to the community while generating exposure for your brand? Throughout the year, UP Orlando hosts several one-of-a-kind events in the Central Florida area to raise funds and awareness for our mission. Sponsorship opportunities are available to fit every budget!
Event Sponsorship
Event Sponsorship
To learn how your organization can support unique and fun events like Quack Attack on Poverty 5k, Hope in Heels, Central Florida Poverty Conference, Hunger Doesn’t Vacation, Hand Up Luncheon, Hopeful Harvest, Christmas Mall, or Bubbly & Blue Jeans please contact Lisa Blackwelder, Director of Development, at Lisa.Blackwelder@unitedagainstpoverty.org.   Sponsorship Page
STEP Employment Partner

Become a STEP Employment Partner

Students in our Success Training Employment Program learn the professional skills needed to become skilled, dependable and hardworking employees. Following 90 hours of in-class instruction, students spend six weeks interning with our Employment Partners where they receive additional job coaching and mentoring to help build confidence in the workplace. We are currently seeking Employment Partners in the Central Florida area who are willing to host a STEP student interns. No stipend or wage is necessary, and there is no commitment to hire following the six week program. To learn more, please contact our Workforce Development Manager at Holli@upcenters.org.   STEP Employment Partner