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Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service

In Fort Worth this is the annual Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service (MayorsWeekOfService.com) and United Way is participating once again. Friday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., we will be accepting donations of new clothing and children’s books (ages birth-9) in our Board […]

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2-1-1 Receives National Accreditation, Publishes Annual Report

2-1-1 Texas at United Way of Tarrant County has served more than 1.1 million callers over the last 5 years, connecting people with services. The information and referral service links people who dial the toll-free number 211 with community organizations and government agencies across North Texas and the rest […]

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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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2-1-1 Connects Military Families to Needed Services

A newly-discharged Marine of 10 years who served in both Iraq and Afghanistancontacted United Way’s 2-1-1 information and referral service seeking new career opportunities. 2-1-1’s Military Specialist connected him to CLC, Inc. where he enrolled in machinist training. The veteran successfully completed the 240-hour course […]

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United Way Dollars Leverage More Funds to Help Veterans

United Way funding for Recovery Resource Council programs supporting veterans and their families has led to $180,000 in additional funding from other organizations. Last year United Way awarded a $79,750 grant from its Tarrant County Veterans Fund to help establish Enduring Women, a Recovery Resource […]

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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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