May is Older Americans Month, a month that focuses on a key group of healthcare consumers, so it’s an appropriate time for the health literacy symposium that is under way today, May 19, as part of United Way’s LIVE WELL health initiative. The symposium is […]
The Compassion Abounds: Fort Worth Hunger Project was a big success May 9 as four shifts of volunteers convened on Wilkerson-Greines Athletic Center in Fort Worth to assemble packages of a nutritious lentil casserole for hungry children and their families in Texas, Mexico and Zambia. […]
Fifteen men and women from a dozen organizations are the latest graduates of United Way’s Blueprint for Board Service program. On April 28 they completed four weekly training sessions to prepare themselves to be skilled volunteers of nonprofit boards and committees. Among other things, they […]
United Way of Tarrant County will conduct telephone market research over the next two months to learn more about the local community and its impact in the community. It will be the first such research conducted in 10 years.
More free books for more deserving children. That’s the good news as United Way expands Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to six more Tarrant County ZIP codes. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a national program thatmails age-appropriate books monthly to children from birth to age 5 […]
More than $11 million in total refunds, including more than $5 million in Earned Income Tax Credits, is coming back to Tarrant County families, thanks to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Centers operated by United Way of Tarrant County and its partners. For the third […]
A new $10,000 “Reading Oasis” reading center at Speer Elementary School in Arlington was crowdfunded by more than 1,300 United Way professionals, community leaders and volunteers from around the world who were in Grapevine April 29- May 1 for the United Way Worldwide Community Leaders […]
You’ve made it. Now help them make it. Today (June 25) is the last day to donate onlineto provide school supplies for boys and girls bound for high school and college. United Way is partnering with Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County and Fort Worth ISD […]