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BNSF Volunteers Paint, Chop & Mulch

April is National Volunteer Month, so it was fitting that more than 170 BNSF Industrial Products Department employees spent April 19 volunteering at multiple United Way partner agencies. At the Presbyterian Night Shelter, some painted high and low in a two-story room while others prepped […]


Giving Wings to College and Career Dreams

Students are more motivated to graduate from high school if they have aspirations. United Way’s LEARN WELL education initiative helps them see where hard work in middle and high school can take them. Last month high school students in the United Way-funded Destination Diploma program […]


Leah King Joins United Way as Senior Vice President of Development

Leah King, a Fort Worth businesswoman with longstanding ties to the business community and numerous service organizations, has joined United Way of Tarrant County as Senior Vice President of Development to deepen the organization’s relationships in Tarrant County. She was formerly Vice President and Marketing […]


Expert Praises UWTC’s Role in Healthy Aging

United Way of Tarrant County is focused on improving Tarrant County. Our LIVE WELL initiative features programs and services for adults with ongoing health concerns. United Way also houses the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County, which focuses on older adults and people with disabilities. […]

AAA, Events, Health

HEB ISD Board Wins National Award

Congratulations to the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD Board of Trustees for receiving the Magna Award Grand Prize at the National School Boards Association conference in Boston. The award specifically recognized the Board’s Leadership Academy, a program that teaches community members about the school district so they can […]

Education, Events, Northeast, Volunteer

Headed to the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships!

Some Boys & Girls Club members are head over heels with excitement because they are going to the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships at the Fort Worth Convention Center April 15 and 16. AT&T generously donated the tickets so that United Way could give them away. […]


Congratulations, Emilio Castrellon!

Congratulations to our Human Resources Assistant Emilio Castrellon, who was honored at a luncheon recently as a graduating Sumners Scholar at Texas Wesleyan University. Emilio, a business management major, is among an elite group of students who have received the Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship, a merit-based scholarship […]