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Definitely not the old United Way | Meet Kernel

Tarrant county has grown by 25% since 2000. All of this growth has also increased challenges in our community across all demographics and backgrounds. At United Way of Tarrant County, we’re adding efforts to help address the social challenges our community faces – violence (both […]

General

2016 Economic Summit for Nonprofits

The March 24 Economic Summit looked at the future implications of today’s economy for non-profits. The annual event was sponsored by United Way of Tarrant County and the North Texas Community Foundation and held at the Amon Carter Center at Lena Pope. Speakers at the […]

Education, Health, Income

NORTH MAIN DETOUR

If you normally take North Main to get to United Way’s 1500 N. Main office from downtown Fort Worth, you’ll need to plan an alternate route starting in April. That’s when construction is scheduled to begin on the North Main Street bridge. The City is […]

General

Thank you, VITA Supporters!

Compassionate Fort Worth and Alpine, a division of ITW, are very popular at United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) centers these days. Compassionate Fort Worth has donated almost $5,000 to sponsor both the Northside Community Center VITA site and the one at Opening Doors […]

Give, Income, Volunteer

Breaking News: Reading Goes Wild!

All eyes were on NBC 5 News Anchor Deborah Ferguson as she read ”Doc McStuffins: Mobile Clinic” to a roomful of children at the March 6 Wild About Reading event. About 1,500 children and parents from more than a dozen organizations filled the Fort Worth […]

Education

Helping on 2-1-1 Day and Every Day

On National 2-1-1 Day Feb. 11 (2-11), community leaders got a behind-the-scenes look at how United Way’s 2-1-1 Area Information Center connects callers to health and human services a quarter-million times a year. They saw firsthand how professional information and referral specialists assess people’s needs […]

2-1-1, Education, Health, Income