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250,000 2-1-1 Callers in 2014

United Way’s 2-1-1 telephone information and referral service served a quarter million callers in 2014, and almost a million callers over the last four years. These and other facts in 2-1-1’s 2014 Annual Report show how 2-1-1 is a powerful resource for help. Download the […]


Day of Action 2015

You’ve made it. Now help them make it. Donate online through June 25 to provide school supplies for boys and girls bound for high school and college. United Way is partnering with Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County and Fort Worth ISD for this important Day […]

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Symposium Focuses on Improving Health Literacy

May is Older Americans Month, a month that focuses on a key group of healthcare consumers, so it’s an appropriate time for the health literacy symposium that is under way today, May 19, as part of United Way’s LIVE WELL health initiative. The symposium is […]

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United Way to Conduct Local Market Research

United Way of Tarrant County will conduct telephone market research over the next two months to learn more about the local community and its impact in the community. It will be the first such research conducted in 10 years.


Imagination Library Expands to More Tarrant County ZIP Codes

More free books for more deserving children. That’s the good news as United Way expands Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to six more Tarrant County ZIP codes. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a national program thatmails age-appropriate books monthly to children from birth to age 5 […]


Crowdfunding Underwrites New Arlington Reading Oasis

A new $10,000 “Reading Oasis” reading center at Speer Elementary School in Arlington was crowdfunded by more than 1,300 United Way professionals, community leaders and volunteers from around the world who were in Grapevine April 29- May 1 for the United Way Worldwide Community Leaders […]

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