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Changing Lives One Ride at A Time

United Way strives to make a lasting impact in the community by inspiring and starting programs that flourish long after they have left the launch pad. That’s why we are excited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of HEB Transit, a service that we helped establish. HEB Transit is operated […]

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Mother-Daughter Duo Volunteers for VITA

The 2016 tax season started Jan. 19, and among the volunteers helping at United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) centers this year will be the mother-daughter duo of Gwenn Skipworth and Rebecca Robinson. Gwenn, who is a proud 88 years old, moved from Garland to […]

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Become a VITA Volunteer and Change Someone’s Life

Tax credits change lives. Income tax season is almost here, and you can help low-income working families get their refundable tax credits by volunteering at a United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) center as a greeter, interpreter, intake specialist or tax preparer. The Earned […]

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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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Defeating Chronic Homelessness

“Directions Home” is the City of Fort Worth and United Way’s driving force behind eliminating and preventing chronic homelessness. The 10-year “Directions Home” initiative is aimed at making homelessness rare, short-term and non-recurring in greater Fort Worth by 2018. Using money from the City of […]

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