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United Way Co-Hosts Financial Fitness Fairs April 5

This Saturday, April 5, United Way of Tarrant County will co-host a free Financial Fitness Fair at the Tarrant County College South Campus Student Center Building at 5301 S. Campus Drive in Fort Worth. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can learn more about […]

Events, Health

New Study Ranks Health of Counties

Tarrant County is the 28th healthiest county in Texas, according to a national report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The fifth annual County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly every county in all […]

Health

“Wild” Event Promotes Joy and Benefits of Reading

More than 2,100 children and parents from a variety of youth-serving organizations went “Wild about Reading” March 23 at the Museum of Science and History. Led by the museum, United Way and Educational First Steps, the four-hour event promoted the fun of reading and its […]

Education, Events

Health Literacy: Forging A Common Language

Every occupational field has its own language, and the health care field is no exception. When health care providers interact with patients and caregivers, the meaning behind the language is sometimes “lost in translation.” An April 16 health literacy symposium will help the local health […]

Health

UW Education Initiative Expanding to High School

United Way’s Learn Well education initiative is extending its focus to include at-risk youth in grades 9 through 12. Starting this fall, strategies to help high school students graduate on time prepared for college or a career will be added to current work supporting academic […]

Education

Tax Preparation Centers Offer Second Chances

On the face of it, the free tax preparation centers operated by United Way and its partners provide a way for low-income working families to have a little more money in their pockets by obtaining tax credit refunds and avoiding tax preparation fees. Viewed another […]

Income

What is United Way? Find out March 4!

Join us March 4 for “United Way 101” hosted by the United Way Young Leaders Society. From 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. you’ll enjoy a free breakfast and inspiring program on the scope, impact and future of United Way of Tarrant County. Register today!

General

Wells Fargo Ranked #1 Workplace Campaign in America

Wells Fargo’s 2013 contribution to United Way included a $100,000 corporate gift to United Way of Tarrant County. From left are Crystal Alba, United Way of Tarrant County Donor Relations Manager; Tim McKinney, United Way of Tarrant County CEO; Joseph Stroop, Wells Fargo Regional Communications;and […]

Corporate Giving