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For EOG Resources, There’s No Place Like Home to Help Seniors

Thanks to EOG Resources’ Fort Worth Division, older adults benefitting from United Way’s Live Well healthy aging and independent living initiative have yards that they can be proud of. EOG Resources volunteers spent a whole day making the yards and houses of some very grateful […]

Health

Thank You, GM!

During ceremonies celebrating the launch of GM’s all-new SUV at the GM Arlington Assembly plant, United Way of Tarrant County was among five local organizations that received GM Foundation grants totaling $56,000. United Way received $25,000 to strengthen the community. “While the world’s best vehicles […]

Corporate Giving

Day of Action 2014

United Way of Tarrant County is collecting donated school supplies through June 20 to assist 58 college-bound members of partner agency Girls Incorporated. Fifteen of the young women will be the first in their families to attend college, and among those 15, five are the […]

Events, Volunteer

Volunteers Honored for Service to Older Adults

A Grapevine man and a North Richland Hills woman who volunteer countless hours enriching the lives of older adults are the 2014 recipients of awards presented annually by United Way’s Area Agency on Aging. Ken Anderson and Rosa Gonzalez have received the Outstanding Older American […]

Health, Volunteer

United Way Announces 2013-2014 Revenue of $33.8 Million

United Way of Tarrant County has raised $33,750,115 in total revenue in 2013-2014 to advance education, financial stability and health. The total is an increase of almost 11 percent over last year. Besides underwriting United Way’s “impact” work in those areas, the money will support […]

General

Congratulations Blueprint for Board Service Graduates!

Congratulations to the 2014 United Way Blueprint for Board Service graduates! Over five evenings, these enterprising men and women learned about the role of nonprofit boards in our community, developed a better understanding of health and human services, and built relationships with a diverse group […]

General, Volunteer

Tax Centers Help 5,000+ Families Toward Financial Stability

The 2014 tax season results are in, and the good news from United Way’s income tax preparation centers can be summed up in one word: “more.” More free tax returns filed, more refunds claimed, more Earned Income Tax Credits to help low-income working families and […]

Income

Reading Program Helps Siblings Overcome Troubled Start in Life

When Savannah and Isaiah enrolled at Springdale Elementary School in Fort Worth, they had a lot of catching up to do. Leonard Reyes, their grandfather and legal guardian, explained that his grandchildren had a troubled start in life. Neither their mother nor their father wanted […]

Education

Tim Neathery and TD Auto Finance Receive Top Volunteer Honors

“Volunteers are the key to our success!” That was the theme of the May 9 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon honoring United Way volunteers at Joe T. Garcia’s in Fort Worth. Reflecting the event’s theme, two special awards were presented to “key” volunteers. TD Auto Finance was […]

Volunteer