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Author Archives: Daryl Wagoner

Three ISDs Get Reading Oases

Four new United Way Reading Oasis reading centers were installed in the HEB, Arlington and Keller school districts during the final quarter of 2015. A Reading Oasis is a place where children and their families can read together, learn how to make reading a habit […]

Education, Give, Volunteer

Two Events Yield 1,000 Books for Children

Two United Way events have yielded more than 1,000 books to benefit local children in lower-income families. Through the 2015 Reading Is Fundamental in-store book donation campaign conducted at two Macy’s stores in Fort Worth, Macy’s donated 657 books to United Way. The Women’s Leadership […]

Education, Volunteer

Become a VITA Volunteer and Change Someone’s Life

Tax credits change lives. Income tax season is almost here, and you can help low-income working families get their refundable tax credits by volunteering at a United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center as a greeter, interpreter, intake specialist or tax preparer. The Earned […]

Income, Volunteer

United Way of Tarrant County Celebrates 93 Years

It would take almost 8 dozen candles to light United Way of Tarrant County’s birthday cake. This month we are celebrating 93 years of proudly serving our community! With a rich history and strong foundation, Tarrant County has grown into a thriving economy and is […]

Events

Fort Worth ISD Coin Campaign: a TON of Caring!

At United Way recently, a Brinks truck picked up a ton of coins—literally. And that was just one day in a week of coin pick-ups that climaxed this year’s Fort Worth ISD student coin campaign that raised more than $31,000 for United Way. Coins (and currency […]

Education, Give

United Way Supports Veterans

The United Way Veterans Fund benefits military service members who are returning to civilian life in local communities all year long. During 2015-2016, $380,000 in Veterans Fund grants to nonprofits is providing employment assistance, legal and mental health services, and information and referral. The Fund […]

Education, Health, Income, Military

DFW Airport’s United Way Golf Tournament Raises $225,000!

The 15th annual DFW Airport – United Way Golf Tournament held Oct. 22 at Bear Creek Golf Club raised $225,000! The annual event attracts hundreds of golfers from dozens of area companies and is a major fundraiser for the United Ways of Tarrant County and […]

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