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Grants Awarded for Falls Prevention and Elder Care

More Texans falling less. That’s the aim of a $602,779 federal grant awarded to United Way for a new project called FREE (Falls Reduction Education and Empowerment). The grant was one of only seven such grants awarded nationwide by the U.S. Department of Health and […]

AAA, Health

“We’re Counting!” as 2015-2016 Campaign Season Begins

The 2015-2016 United Way campaign season gets under way this month with new TV commercials and public service announcements that proclaim, “We’re Counting…on YOU!”  (Watch the TV spot above.) The TV spots emphasize that United Way makes a measurable impact in Tarrant County and that […]

Campaign, Give

Defeating Chronic Homelessness

“Directions Home” is the City of Fort Worth and United Way’s driving force behind eliminating and preventing chronic homelessness. The 10-year “Directions Home” initiative is aimed at making homelessness rare, short-term and non-recurring in greater Fort Worth by 2018. Using money from the City of […]

General, Income

Day of Action 2015 Equips Youth for High School and College

Deserving young people will head to high school and college this with fall with more than $14,000 worth of school supplies donated or purchased with cash contributions during United Way’s 2015 Day of Action. Among the items contributed were pencils, pens and highlighters; Post-it-Notes, spiral […]

Education, Events