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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Volunteers Honored for Service to Older Adults

A Grapevine man and a North Richland Hills woman who volunteer countless hours enriching the lives of older adults are the 2014 recipients of awards presented annually by United Way’s Area Agency on Aging. Ken Anderson and Rosa Gonzalez have received the Outstanding Older American […]

Health, Volunteer

United Way Announces 2013-2014 Revenue of $33.8 Million

United Way of Tarrant County has raised $33,750,115 in total revenue in 2013-2014 to advance education, financial stability and health. The total is an increase of almost 11 percent over last year. Besides underwriting United Way’s “impact” work in those areas, the money will support […]

General

Congratulations Blueprint for Board Service Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2014 United Way Blueprint for Board Service graduates! Over five evenings, these enterprising men and women learned about the role of nonprofit boards in our community, developed a better understanding of health and human services, and built relationships with a diverse group […]

General, Volunteer

Tax Centers Help 5,000+ Families Toward Financial Stability

The 2014 tax season results are in, and the good news from United Way’s income tax preparation centers can be summed up in one word: “more.” More free tax returns filed, more refunds claimed, more Earned Income Tax Credits to help low-income working families and […]

Income

Reading Program Helps Siblings Overcome Troubled Start in Life

When Savannah and Isaiah enrolled at Springdale Elementary School in Fort Worth, they had a lot of catching up to do. Leonard Reyes, their grandfather and legal guardian, explained that his grandchildren had a troubled start in life. Neither their mother nor their father wanted […]

Education

Tim Neathery and TD Auto Finance Receive Top Volunteer Honors

“Volunteers are the key to our success!” That was the theme of the May 9 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honoring United Way volunteers at Joe T. Garcia’s in Fort Worth. Reflecting the event’s theme, two special awards were presented to “key” volunteers. TD Auto Finance was […]

Volunteer

This Thank You is for YOU

This work of art from a young Fort Worth ISD student was intended for you, because your United Way investment made possible a Scholastic Book Fair where children in United Way’s early grade reading program received $25 gift cards to buy books for themselves. More […]

General

FTS International LIVES UNITED!

FTS International CEO Greg Lanham, at left, recently presented a check for $114,000 that will help people in the areas of education, income and health in communities across the country where FTS International employees live and work. Accepting the check was United Way of Tarrant […]

General

Help the Hungry During the NALC Food Drive May 10

May 10th is the National Association of Letter Carriers annual food drive held in partnership with United Way, the AFL-CIO, U.S. Postal Service, Campbell’s and others. You can participate by leaving non-perishable foods such as canned meat, tuna, soups, vegetables, pasta, rice, cereal and peanut […]

Events, Volunteer