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Author Archives: Daryl Wagoner

Diabetes Salud! Program Teaches Olga Lessons for Life

When Olga began the Diabetes Salud! program at the North Texas Community Health Center, she had no idea how sick she was. Her blood sugar level was 14%, while the recommended levels for someone with diabetes are less than 7%. Olga didn’t know what those numbers […]

Health

New Kind of Playbook at AT&T Stadium

They were carefully studying the playbook at AT&T Stadium August 11, but it wasn’t the Dallas Cowboys doing the studying. Rather, it was 65 Arlington ISD and Frisco ISD teachers who will be rolling out a new Character Playbook in their classrooms this fall. A […]

Arlington, Education, Events, NFL

United Way Co-Sponsors Entrepreneur Summit

The Inaugural Fort Worth Business Press Entrepreneur Summit took place on the TCU campus today, July 29, and United Way was among the panel sponsors. The Summit provided the perfect opportunity to tell entrepreneurs about KERNEL, the new United Way social innovation fund established to […]

Education, Events, General, Health, Income

Planting a Seed with KERNEL

United Way of Tarrant County is excited to launch KERNEL, a new social innovation fund established to take on social issues in Tarrant County.   Tarrant County is a great place to live with over 1.9 million residents. The City of Fort Worth experienced the […]

Education, Events, Give, Health, Income, Volunteer

Confessions of a United Way Intern

by Dalise Devos As I sat in The Boiled Owl and jammed out to the sultry sounds of Animal Spirit, I looked around and felt an immense sense of satisfaction. Every drink in the room bore a United Way koozie, reminding me that today, I […]

Events, Give, Volunteer

United Way Welcomes New Partner Agencies

United Way welcomes The Gatehouse and Family Pathfinders of Tarrant County, Inc. to the family of United Way program partner agencies. The two nonprofits officially became partner agencies July 1 after successfully completing a rigorous partnership review process. The Gatehouse and Family Pathfinders will be […]

Income, Northeast