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Sophomore year of KERNEL

We’re super excited to be in the sophomore year of KERNEL, our social innovation program. This year we’ve partnered with Tech FW and the Fort Worth Business Plan Competition to provide applicants many ways to get funding and hone their proposals/business plans.  In 2017, KERNEL […]

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KERNEL 2017 Gets Under Way

United Way is beginning the second year of KERNEL, its social innovation program designed to fund new and innovative programs that can make a lasting impact in the community in the areas of education, income and health. Last year, three organizations received awards totaling $35,000 […]

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Job Training’s Impact on Economic Development

Job training’s impact on local economic development was the topic of a June 15 Community Conversation held at Lena Pope and sponsored by United Way and its event partners JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, North Central Texas Council of Governments and Tarrant […]

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Character Playbook Program Wins Prestigious Award

The NFL United Way Character Playbook® program has won a Gold Stevie® Award. The Stevie® is an industry award that recognizes accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Character Playbook™ is a digital, interactive, comic book-style curriculum that trains students how to cultivate […]

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Day of Action June 21

United Way’s June 21 Day of Action is your opportunity to LIVE UNITED with United Way by volunteering to improve education, financial stability and health in Tarrant County. Multiple volunteer activities and educational opportunities will be available at several locations. The Community Enrichment Center (CEC), […]

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Arlington Luncheon Showcases Partnerships

The April 12 United Way-Arlington Report to the Community Luncheon at Mediterranean Villa celebrated how a collaborative spirit and problem-solving partnerships make Arlington a community that comes together to advance the education, financial stability and health of Arlington citizens. Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams (shown here) spoke […]

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Education Community Conversation

United Way, Tarrant County College, Tarleton State University and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History hosted a public “community conversation” on the importance of early grade reading April 13 at the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus in Fort Worth. A panel of local […]

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