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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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Summer Reading Programs

It’s fun to head for the playground when school is out, but one slide to avoid is the “summer slide.” That’s the tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. With […]

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United Way Reshaping For The Future

Fort Worth, TX (June 7, 2017) – Currently, United Way of Tarrant County (UWTC) is experiencing a shortfall of more than $2 million in annual fundraising; the latest in a multi-year decline brought on by changes in the economy and within various industries. As a […]

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Character Playbook Program Wins Prestigious Award

The NFL United Way Character Playbook® program has won a Gold Stevie® Award. The Stevie® is an industry award that recognizes accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. Character Playbook™ is a digital, interactive, comic book-style curriculum that trains students how to cultivate […]

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Care for the Caregiver: Beth’s Story

“Each day, it seems I have to re-invent the best way to care for Mom,” said Beth, whose mother has Alzheimer’s Disease. But with the help of  some United Way-funded support programs for caregivers, Beth says she has “new hope and promise that Alzheimer’s Disease […]

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Day of Action June 21

United Way’s June 21 Day of Action is your opportunity to LIVE UNITED with United Way by volunteering to improve education, financial stability and health in Tarrant County. Multiple volunteer activities and educational opportunities will be available at several locations. The Community Enrichment Center (CEC), […]

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Literacy Institute Helps Teachers and Students Shine

Educators—especially new teachers, teachers changing grade levels or alternatively certified teachers—can sometimes use a little help to do their best. A new Lone Star Literacy Institute established by United Way, eight school districts and Education Service Center Region 11 will develop and support teachers’ growth […]

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