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Pre-Legislative Forum 2014

The upcoming 84th Texas Legislature and highlights from the 2014 KIDS COUNT report were the focus of the recent United Way Pre-Legislative Forum co-sponsored by the Center for Nonprofit Management. Adrianna Cuéllar-Rojas (below, top left), President and CEO of United Ways of Texas in Austin, […]

Advocate, Education, Health, Income

Welcome to our Campaign Associates and Loaned Executives

Our 2014-2015 Campaign Associates (CAs) and Loaned Executives (LEs) are hard at work to make this year’s United Way campaign a success. CAs are usually retired individuals who lend their invaluable services to our campaign with the help of underwriting provided by local corporate sponsors. […]

Campaign, General

United Way to Benefit from October 25-26 Air Show

United Way of Tarrant County has been selected to be a partner and beneficiary of the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show featuring the world-famous U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Along with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds jet demonstration team, the Oct. 25-26 event at […]

Events

New Partnership Expands Falls Prevention Program

Since United Way introduced the A Matter of Balance falls prevention program in Tarrant County, the program has helped hundreds of local older adults avoid injury and costly hospitalization and emergency room visits caused by falls. Now a partnership of United Way, Senior Citizen Services, […]

General, Health

Support United Way on North Texas Giving Day 2014

Donate to United Way of Tarrant County online Sept. 18 during North Texas Giving Day, and you’ll help low-income students improve or maintain their reading skills over the summer months next year. Our goal on North Texas Giving Day is to raise $150,000 to underwrite […]

Events, Give

GED Class Helps Family Man Move Up in His Profession

Miguel was a husband, father of two young girls, and a plumber’s helper at construction sites. A supervisor believed so much in Miguel’s ability and potential that he encouraged him to take the plumber’s licensing exam. The company was even willing to provide more training […]

Income

Blue Zones Project Promotes Communitywide Well-Being

Blue Zones Project® is a communitywide well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier. By helping people live longer and better through changes in their behavior, communities can lower healthcare costs, increase productivity and enjoy a higher quality of life. When the whole community […]

Events, Health

6 Reading Oasis Centers Installed in Only 4 Days!

United Way and volunteers from local companies installed “Reading Oasis” reading centers at six schools in four days this month—just in time for the new school year. A Reading Oasis is a safe, inviting location in a school where families can enjoy reading together, learn […]

Education, Events

Pre-Legislative Forum Set for September 11

The climate of the upcoming 84th Texas Legislature and highlights from the 2014 KIDS COUNT report will be the focus of the United Way of Tarrant County Pre-Legislative Forum on September 11. The Center for Nonprofit Management will co-sponsor the free event, which will take […]

Advocate, Events