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Author Archives: Melody

Three ISDs Get Reading Oases

Four new United Way Reading Oasis reading centers were installed in the HEB, Arlington and Keller school districts during the final quarter of 2015. A Reading Oasis is a place where children and their families can read together, learn how to make reading a habit […]

Education, Give, Volunteer

Two Events Yield 1,000 Books for Children

Two United Way events have yielded more than 1,000 books to benefit local children in lower-income families. Through the 2015 Reading Is Fundamental in-store book donation campaign conducted at two Macy’s stores in Fort Worth, Macy’s donated 657 books to United Way. The Women’s Leadership […]

Education, Volunteer

Become a VITA Volunteer and Change Someone’s Life

Tax credits change lives. Income tax season is almost here, and you can help low-income working families get their refundable tax credits by volunteering at a United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center as a greeter, interpreter, intake specialist or tax preparer. The Earned […]

Income, Volunteer

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us here at United Way Tarrant County, Happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for your partnership and support in building a stronger Tarrant County through education, income and health. If you would like to make a gift please do so below:

Events, General

United Way of Tarrant County Celebrates 93 Years

It would take almost 8 dozen candles to light United Way of Tarrant County’s birthday cake. This month we are celebrating 93 years of proudly serving our community! With a rich history and strong foundation, Tarrant County has grown into a thriving economy and is […]

Events

Fort Worth ISD Coin Campaign: a TON of Caring!

At United Way recently, a Brinks truck picked up a ton of coins—literally. And that was just one day in a week of coin pick-ups that climaxed this year’s Fort Worth ISD student coin campaign that raised more than $31,000 for United Way. Coins (and currency […]

Education, Give