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Monthly Archives: August 2015

UNITED WAYS OF TEXAS 2015 LEGISLATIVE SESSION WRAP-UP

In 2015, United Way of Tarrant County’s Public Policy Committee partnered with United Ways of Texas, United Way Worldwide, local and statewide coalitions, other organizations and legislators to identify priority issues for the 84th Texas Legislature, which convened from January 13 through June 1, 2015.  […]

Advocate, Events

2-1-1 Helping North Texans in Hot Summer Months

Soaring temperatures and record electricity use have made the scorching summer of 2015 miserable—and even hazardous—for North Texans. United Way’s 2-1-1information and referral service has helped people by letting them know what help is available for heat-related problems. From July 1 to August 20, 2-1-1 […]

2-1-1

NEW READING OASIS IN MAUDE LOGAN ELEMENTARY IN FWISD

Maude Logan Elementary became the latest school to receive a Reading Oasis! On Friday, August 14th, the Starfish Committee of the Tarrant County Women’s Policy Forum helped installed the shelves, books, reading materials and listening station in an area designated to the children. Approximately 450 […]

Education

Volunteers Ready to Lead in 2015-2016

Kevin Buehler (at left above) and Scott Spiker are among those in leadership roles this year on the United Way of Tarrant County Board of Directors. Scott, the CEO of First Command Financial Services, Inc., returns to chair the Board for another year. Kevin, retired […]

General, Volunteer