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Author Archives: Daryl Wagoner

“Wild about Reading” Event March 5

Thousands of children and their parents will go “Wild about Reading” March 5 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St. in Fort Worth. The free public event is an opportunity for children to explore the museum while obtaining free children’s […]

Corporate Giving, Education, Events

Feb. 23 Economic Summit

Improving our Tarrant County community takes cross-sector collaboration among non-profits, for-profit companies, public and private organizations and government entities. With that in mind, United Way’s Feb. 23 Economic Summit will examine changes in philanthropy, workforce development and demand for services. The event will be held from […]

Education, Events, Health, Income

A Year to Remember

The 2015-2016 United Way of Tarrant County Annual Report is now available. (See it here.) It covers memorable events and accomplishments during United Way’s July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016 fiscal year. Through the united efforts of thousands of United Way supporters across Tarrant County, our […]

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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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