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PassionFunds




If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” - African Proverb

 

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about contributing to any of the below PassionFunds or establishing your own personal charitable fund.


Booher Family Foundation

Ted and Dianne Booher dedicated their careers to teaching life sciences at local schools and universities. Through the Booher Family Foundation, the Boohers are able to act upon their passion, supporting programs that focus upon childhood nutrition.


Doudna, Nedved, Dubose Charitable Fund

Established by Dr. Donald and Janice Doudna to provide the opportunity for their children to join them in their quest that many share: For all children to succeed. Through their charitable fund, the Doudna’s support programs that promote childhood literacy and address the needs of at-risk children in our community.


Floyd A. Scherer Fund

Established by Floyd A. Scherer as an endowed unrestricted fund that provides a legacy of support to the United Way to help solve the critical needs in our community forever. 


Francis B. Gadbois Fund

Established as a bequest from Francis B. Gadbois, whose life-long passion for children resulted in an endowed legacy of support for our community’s children by supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia/Flagler forever.


Futures, Inc. Endowment Fund - Arlan J. and Dale Horwitz Clayton Scholarship

Established by Arlan J. and Dale Horwitz Clayton to create an endowment to sponsor education for students in West Volusia County forever by supplementing their Take Stock in Children (TSIC) scholarships with grants for college expenses such as books, housing and meal plans.


Fux Family Charitable Trust Fund

Through their charitable fund, the Fux family exercise their passion for education by providing financial support to initiatives and charities involved in education.


God’s Bathhouse of Volusia Charitable Fund

Established by an anonymous donor in hope of inspiring others to join in contributing to the fund to help provide critical operational funding to God’s Bathhouse of Volusia County, a nonprofit organization that provides homeless individuals with a safe, secure environment to maintain good hygiene, remain healthy, and receive clothing so they may have a greater sense of dignity and confidence to change their situation.


H.E.L.P. Fund of Southeast Volusia

Through the generosity of anonymous donors with a strong passion for assisting at-risk students, the HELP Fund has created numerous opportunities for high school students in New Smyrna Beach. Both the Cudas UnHooked program and the New Smyrna Beach High School Teen Zone were established with funding from the HELP Fund.


Kelton Family Fund

The Dick and Paula Kelton established this fund in order to address one of the most pressing challenges in our community: hunger. Funds from the Kelton Family Fund support local efforts to end hunger in Volusia county.


Margaret Julia Kent Fund

Established by Margaret Julia Kent as an endowed unrestricted fund that provides a legacy of support to the United Way to help solve the critical needs in our community forever. 


Mary Jean Lefebvre Fund

Established by Mary Jean Lefebvre as an endowed unrestricted fund that provides a legacy of support to the United Way to help solve the critical needs in our community forever. 


Sciortino Family Fund

Established by Joseph & Marilyn Sciortino as an endowed unrestricted fund that provides a legacy of support to the United Way to help solve the critical needs in our community forever. 


Tiki Fund

Inspired by their family dog, Tiki, the Tiki Fund was established by the family of Preston, Lynn, and Scenic Root to support local animal welfare programs and solving elder issues.


United Way EDGE Fund

Every Dollar Gets Empowered

Sustain the United Way of Volusia and Flagler Counties, Inc. forever. The EDGE fund is a growing endowment whose earnings offset the operating costs of the United Way and enable 100% of the annual campaign donations to go directly to people in need.

Leading EDGE Society Members:

  • Preston Root
  • Ed Lacey
  • Dr. Donald Doudna
  • Eileen Dittbenner, in memory of Ray Ferguson

United Way Unrestricted Grant-Making Fund

Meeting the ever-changing needs of our community forever.No one knows what tomorrow may bring for our community. Unrestricted funds allow the United Way to respond thoughtfully and quickly to our community’s needs.