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Two Events Yield 1,000 Books for Children

Two United Way events have yielded more than 1,000 books to benefit local children in lower-income families. Through the 2015 Reading Is Fundamental in-store book donation campaign conducted at two Macy’s stores in Fort Worth, Macy’s donated 657 books to United Way. The Women’s Leadership […]

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Fort Worth ISD Coin Campaign: a TON of Caring!

At United Way recently, a Brinks truck picked up a ton of coins—literally. And that was just one day in a week of coin pick-ups that climaxed this year’s Fort Worth ISD student coin campaign that raised more than $31,000 for United Way. Coins (and currency […]

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United Way Supports Veterans

The United Way Veterans Fund benefits military service members who are returning to civilian life in local communities all year long. During 2015-2016, $380,000 in Veterans Fund grants to nonprofits is providing employment assistance, legal and mental health services, and information and referral. The Fund […]

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Imagination Library Program Passes 100,000 Book Milestone

The children’s book distribution program that United Way of Tarrant County brought to Tarrant County seven years ago has passed the 100,000 book milestone. Established by recording artist Dolly Parton, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a national program that mails free books monthly to the […]

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NEW READING OASIS IN MAUDE LOGAN ELEMENTARY IN FWISD

Maude Logan Elementary became the latest school to receive a Reading Oasis! On Friday, August 14th, the Starfish Committee of the Tarrant County Women’s Policy Forum helped installed the shelves, books, reading materials and listening station in an area designated to the children. Approximately 450 […]

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