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Kids Go “Wild about Reading”

About 1,800 children and parents went “Wild about Reading” March 22 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. For many of these youngsters from lower-income homes, it was an opportunity to explore the museum for the first time while obtaining free children’s books […]


Kids are Learning–Thanks to You!

Dropping out of school is not a single event, but a culmination of events over time.United Way is tackling the pressure points on the path to graduation that make the difference between success and failure in school and life. The goal of our 10-yearLEARN WELL […]


In Memoriam: Homer Dowd

United Way of Tarrant County joins the community in mourning the loss of Homer Dowd, who passed away Feb. 25. Homer was the former Vice President of Finance and Administration at United Way of Tarrant County. He served the organization diligently from 1972 to 1992; […]


VITA Kickoff Starts Busy Arlington Tax Season

A VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) kickoff at the Shadow Brook Apartments VITA center Feb. 7 signaled the official start of a busy tax season in Arlington. Of the 14 free tax preparation centers operated by United Way and its partners to benefit low-income working […]

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Peters Family Honored at Reading Oasis Unveiling

A new “Reading Oasis” containing hundreds of new books has been officially unveiledat Webb Elementary School, 1200 N. Cooper in Arlington. Lisann Peters and her son Kort were recognized during a brief ceremony for the Peters family’s $25,000 scholarship that made possible the Reading Oasis […]

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