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Remembering Two Friends of United Way

We are saddened by the passing of two friends of United Way: T.C. Gillespie and Richard Kirk. T.C. (at left), the President of the Tarrant County Central Labor Council-AFL-CIO, was a member of the United Way Board of Directors for the past several years. He […]

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New Study Ranks Health of Counties

Tarrant County is the 28th healthiest county in Texas, according to a national report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The fifth annual County Health Rankings measure the health of nearly every county in all […]

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Health Literacy: Forging A Common Language

Every occupational field has its own language, and the health care field is no exception. When health care providers interact with patients and caregivers, the meaning behind the language is sometimes “lost in translation.” An April 16 health literacy symposium will help the local health […]

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UW Education Initiative Expanding to High School

United Way’s Learn Well education initiative is extending its focus to include at-risk youth in grades 9 through 12. Starting this fall, strategies to help high school students graduate on time prepared for college or a career will be added to current work supporting academic […]

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Tax Preparation Centers Offer Second Chances

On the face of it, the free tax preparation centers operated by United Way and its partners provide a way for low-income working families to have a little more money in their pockets by obtaining tax credit refunds and avoiding tax preparation fees. Viewed another […]

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What is United Way? Find out March 4!

Join us March 4 for “United Way 101” hosted by the United Way Young Leaders Society. From 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. you’ll enjoy a free breakfast and inspiring program on the scope, impact and future of United Way of Tarrant County. Register today!

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