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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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