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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Thank You to Our Departing United Way Board Members

United Way sincerely thanks the United Way Board members who are ending their terms and who were recognized recently by outgoing Board Chair Julie Wilson for their faithful service: Glenn Lewis   Norm Lyons   Charles (Chuck) Milliken   Mary Jo Polidore   Charlie Powell […]

General, Volunteer

Reading Oasis Installed at Luella Merrett Elementary

In just a few hours, a corner of the Luella Merrett Elementary School library was transformed June 19 into a “Reading Oasis.”  Featuring 1,000 new books and kid-friendly furnishings, the new Reading Oasis reading center at Luella Merrett Elementary in Southwest Fort Worth will provide […]

Education, Events

UW Staff Expertise Noted at Local, State and National Level

The expertise of United Way of Tarrant County staff leaders is being noted at the local, state and national level: Brandon Booker, United Way Vice President of Finance and Controller, has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Texas Society of CPAs. The award […]


For EOG Resources, There’s No Place Like Home to Help Seniors

Thanks to EOG Resources’ Fort Worth Division, older adults benefitting from United Way’s Live Well healthy aging and independent living initiative have yards that they can be proud of. EOG Resources volunteers spent a whole day making the yards and houses of some very grateful […]


Thank You, GM!

During ceremonies celebrating the launch of GM’s all-new SUV at the GM Arlington Assembly plant, United Way of Tarrant County was among five local organizations that received GM Foundation grants totaling $56,000. United Way received $25,000 to strengthen the community. “While the world’s best vehicles […]

Corporate Giving

Day of Action 2014

United Way of Tarrant County is collecting donated school supplies through June 20 to assist 58 college-bound members of partner agency Girls Incorporated. Fifteen of the young women will be the first in their families to attend college, and among those 15, five are the […]

Events, Volunteer