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Author Archives: Daryl Wagoner

Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service

In Fort Worth this is the annual Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service ( 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

VITA Volunteers Perform Tax Refund Magic

Could you turn $16 into $1,300? You might if you were a volunteer at one of the United Way VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) centers opening Jan.17 to help low-income working families get the most tax refunds possible. One VITA center helped a couple who […]

Income, Volunteer

Your Holiday Generosity Changes Lives

You can make a difference this holiday season. When you invest in the education, financial stability and health of your neighbors through United Way, you respond to real problems with real solutions. So this holiday season, give thanks, give hope, give solutions. Donate to United […]

Education, Give, Health, Income

Tocqueville Society Kicks Off Silver Anniversary Year

The United Way Tocqueville Society kicked off its silver anniversary year Nov. 30 with a 25th Anniversary Celebration at the Fort Worth Club. (Shown here from left to right are hosts Marty Leonard and John and Jean Roach.) In recognition of the Society’s silver anniversary, […]

Events, Give

Hello, Dolly!

 When Dolly Parton’s Pure & Simple concert tour came to Verizon Theatre recently, United Way and friends were at the pre-show Meet ‘n Greet to tell Dolly about the success of our local Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. Dolly’s international book distribution program, which United […]

Education, Events

Preventing Falls: There’s a Class for That

Every year about one million older Texans fall, and 20 to 30 percent of those who fall require hospitalization. Many must be placed in nursing homes. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury, accounting for more than 27,000 deaths in the […]

AAA, Health

More School Districts Added to LEARN WELL Initiative

United Way has expanded its LEARN WELL education initiative this fall to include two more school districts: Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD and Everman ISD. Eagle Mountain-Saginaw is using United Way funding to launch a program called the Aspiration Initiative. It supports at-risk students at Chisholm Trail […]