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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Need Help Reviewing Your Medicare Coverage?

Medicare health and drug plans can change each year, so it’s a smart idea to review your coverage during the Medicare open enrollment period October 15-December 7. Professional benefits counselors from United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging can help you compare options […]

General, Health

Biggest Selfie Ever!

Want to see your selfie as big as a billboard? It’s easy as 1, 2, 3 at YOUnitedWay.org: 1) At YOUnitedWay.org, agree to become a United Way of Tarrant County volunteer and submit your headshot to be on a United Way digital billboard in Tarrant […]

Events, General

Pre-Legislative Forum 2014

The upcoming 84th Texas Legislature and highlights from the 2014 KIDS COUNT report were the focus of the recent United Way Pre-Legislative Forum co-sponsored by the Center for Nonprofit Management. Adrianna Cuéllar-Rojas (below, top left), President and CEO of United Ways of Texas in Austin, […]

Advocate, Education, Health, Income

Welcome to our Campaign Associates and Loaned Executives

Our 2014-2015 Campaign Associates (CAs) and Loaned Executives (LEs) are hard at work to make this year’s United Way campaign a success. CAs are usually retired individuals who lend their invaluable services to our campaign with the help of underwriting provided by local corporate sponsors. […]

Campaign, General

United Way to Benefit from October 25-26 Air Show

United Way of Tarrant County has been selected to be a partner and beneficiary of the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show featuring the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Along with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds jet demonstration team, the Oct. 25-26 event at […]

Events

New Partnership Expands Falls Prevention Program

Since United Way introduced the A Matter of Balance falls prevention program in Tarrant County, the program has helped hundreds of local older adults avoid injury and costly hospitalization and emergency room visits caused by falls. Now a partnership of United Way, Senior Citizen Services, […]

General, Health

Support United Way on North Texas Giving Day 2014

Donate to United Way of Tarrant County online Sept. 18 during North Texas Giving Day, and you’ll help low-income students improve or maintain their reading skills over the summer months next year. Our goal on North Texas Giving Day is to raise $150,000 to underwrite […]

Events, Give

GED Class Helps Family Man Move Up in His Profession

Miguel was a husband, father of two young girls, and a plumber’s helper at construction sites. A supervisor believed so much in Miguel’s ability and potential that he encouraged him to take the plumber’s licensing exam. The company was even willing to provide more training […]

Income