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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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Families That Can’t Afford Summer

As more people call our Tarrant County community home, needs rise. While many people may be planning for the summer, others are bracing for a season of struggle. THINK ABOUT THIS: • Summer to some children is a time when they may not have access […]

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  United Way of Tarrant County would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who invests in our community by giving, advocating and volunteering through United Way. Please see our public thank you published in the Sunday edition of the Star-Telegram on July 9, 2017. […]

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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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Passing the Reins of Leadership

The reins of leadership change hands at United Way of Tarrant County at the end of June with the retirement of President and CEO Tim McKinney. He will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer TD Smyers. Tim (shown at right in the photo) has been […]

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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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