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Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service

In Fort Worth this is the annual Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service ( 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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