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Warming Up to a Good Book on a Cold Night

The air was frigid outside, but the Reading Oasis was warm and cozy inside at Lowery Road Elementary School in Fort Worth November 13 as families tried out the new reading center as part of the school’s TEKS through Tech Family Night. Parents also received […]

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Need Help Reviewing Your Medicare Coverage?

Medicare health and drug plans can change each year, so it’s a smart idea to review your coverage during the Medicare open enrollment period October 15-December 7. Professional benefits counselors from United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging can help you compare options […]

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Biggest Selfie Ever!

Want to see your selfie as big as a billboard? It’s easy as 1, 2, 3 at 1) At, agree to become a United Way of Tarrant County volunteer and submit your headshot to be on a United Way digital billboard in Tarrant […]

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New Partnership Expands Falls Prevention Program

Since United Way introduced the A Matter of Balance falls prevention program in Tarrant County, the program has helped hundreds of local older adults avoid injury and costly hospitalization and emergency room visits caused by falls. Now a partnership of United Way, Senior Citizen Services, […]

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New Officers and Directors Lead United Way

With the end of summer approaching, United Way’s volunteer leaders are back in action, including new 2014-2015 Board officers and directors. Scott Spiker is 2014-2015 Board Chair, and Brad Forsberg will head up the 2014 United Way campaign. Scott, CEO of First Command Financial Services, […]

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United Way Awards $423,364 for Veterans Services

United Way of Tarrant County, largely through the support of Lockheed Martin, has allocated $423,364 to provide employment assistance, counseling and other high-priority community services needed by military service members who are returning to civilian life in local communities. The money comes from the Tarrant […]

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