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Monthly Archives: January 2017

A Compassionate Gift of Clothing

Thank you to the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) District Lodge 776 Retirees Organization (whose officers are shown here) for donating $100 to United Way to purchase clothing for the homeless as part of the Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service. Your generous contribution […]

Events, Give

Free Tax Centers Now Open

Last year 8,000 individuals and families received $13.4 million in tax refunds at United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) centers. This month the free VITA centers have opened for another tax season to help more low- to moderate-income households claim all eligible refund dollars. […]

2-1-1, Income, Volunteer

Dallas Fed Pres./CEO Featured at Non-Profit Economic Summit

Robert S. Kaplan, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 23 Economic Summit for Non-Profits sponsored by United Way of Tarrant County and the North Texas Community Foundation. The event will be held from […]

Events

Relief for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

A woman we’ll call “Carolyn” first realized something was wrong the day she went to Walmart and left her husband “Howard” at home to watch the grandchildren. When she was checking out at the store, Carolyn noticed her husband standing behind her. He didn’t realize […]

Health

Latest 4-Star Rating Places UWTC Among Top 6% of Charities

United Way of Tarrant County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have once again earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fifth consecutive time that UWTC has earned the top rating. “Only 6% of […]

General

The New Year’s Eve Miracle

Area Agency on Aging Options Counselor Leigh Zoller calls it a New Year’s Eve miracle. It all started when a woman called Leigh to say she had a wheelchair, hospital bed and all kinds of supplies to give away because her husband had passed away […]

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Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service

In Fort Worth this is the annual Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service (MayorsWeekOfService.com) and United Way is participating once again. Friday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we will be accepting donations of new clothing and children’s books (ages birth-9) in our Board […]

Give, Military, Volunteer