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TCU Leadership Fellows Visit United Way

United Way of Tarrant County was proud to host TCU Leadership Fellows today! This 2-year program consists of elementary and middle school teachers in Fort Worth ISD and Keller ISD who are working to complete a master’s degree in educational leadership. Pictured from left to right are United Way […]

Education

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Did you know that every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation? And for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, experts believe that as many as 23 go unreported? At the United Way of Tarrant […]

AAA, Education, Events

Thank You General Motors!

GM Arlington Assembly and the General Motors Foundation hosted a special grant presentation recently during “STEM Day at GM Arlington Assembly.” United Way of Tarrant County received a $20,000 grant during the ceremony. Others honored at the occasion were the Arlington ISD Foundation, International Leadership […]

Arlington, Give

Tim McKinney Named 2016 Top Nonprofit CEO

Congratulations to United Way of Tarrant County CEO Tim McKinney for being named the 2016 Top Nonprofit CEO by Fort Worth Business. Tim has been President and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County (UWTC) since November 2007. UWTC and its partners help 300,000 people […]

General

Healthcare Professionals Gather for Health Literacy Symposium

The fourth annual Health Literacy Symposium is under way today at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Unifying health literacy efforts across Texas is the purpose of the day-long event that is being hosted by UNTHSC and sponsored by United Way of Tarrant County, its Area Agency […]

Health

NFL and United Way Launch National Character Playbook Character Education Initiative

The NFL and United Way have launched Character Playbook, a digital curriculum that guides students through interactive, confidence-building activities that explore challenges like managing emotions, communicating effectively in relationships and resolving conflict. Most importantly, the course prepares students with safe, effective options for stepping up […]

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Changing Lives Through Volunteering

This month United Way and its Area Agency on Aging honored individuals and companies for outstanding volunteer work. Matt McEntire of Fort Worth and Susan Musfeldt of Arlington (both shown at left) received the Outstanding Older American Award and Outstanding Advocate for Older Americans Award, […]

AAA, Advocate, Events, Volunteer

Blueprint Graduation Day 2016

A new Blueprint for Board Service class has graduated and is ready to serve. The United Way Blueprint program is an opportunity to learn from—and network with—fellow professionals who are passionate about addressing our community’s most critical issues. Members of this year’s newly-graduated Blueprint class […]

Advocate, Events, Volunteer