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United Way of Tarrant County and Texas A&M School of Law To Host Tax Webinar to Help Filers Stay Safe During Tax Season
United Way of Tarrant County and the Texas A&M Tax Dispute Resolution Clinic will host Choosing a Tax Professional—a free, educational webinar providing tips for the upcoming tax season—Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live.
United Way of Tarrant County Annouces Karen and Jeff Williams as Co-Chairs of Get United: The Second Century Campaign
United Way of Tarrant County (UWTC) announces Jeff Williams, a long-time public servant and the former mayor of Arlington, and his wife Karen as co-chairs of United Way’s Get United: The Second Century Campaign for Tarrant County.
UWTC’s Mission United Helps Veterans Get the Services They Need
Recent data from United Way Texas shows that 25% of Texas’ veterans are unable to afford their basic needs. United Way of Tarrant County’s Mission United initiative focuses on supporting our veterans who so selflessly served our nation.
United Way of Tarrant County and BRAVE/R Together Announce Partnership to Address Racial Inequities in 76104 ZIP Code
United Way of Tarrant County and BRAVE/R Together today announced a partnership for an equity inclusion project that focuses on the Morningside, Hillside and the Historic Southside neighborhoods in the 76104 Tarrant County ZIP code.
United Way of Tarrant County Launches Get United: Second Century Campaign for Tarrant County to Fuel Lasting Change
Today, United Way of Tarrant County President and CEO Leah M. King issued a challenge to Tarrant County residents: Join United Way’s Get United campaign to support progress and initiatives that will create a more vibrant and stable community for all.
BRAVE/R Together to host Free Festival to uplift 76104 Community
he first annual Phoenix Festival, a free event to provide resources to residents in the 76104 ZIP code, will be held Saturday, November 12. The festival will include health screenings, vaccinations, workout sessions, a farmer’s market and children’s…
United Way of Tarrant County Initiatives Receive County, City ARPA Funding
Four United Way of Tarrant County initiatives directly addressing areas of community need related to pandemic recovery received nearly $10 million in federal funding from the Tarrant County Commissioners Court and City of Fort Worth in September.
Hadley Woerner Named Board Chair
United Way of Tarrant County today announced Hadley Woerner as chair of its board of directors. He succeeds Melinda M. Johnston, who now serves as the board’s immediate past chair. In addition, seven individuals were named as new board members.
Rosa es Roja Strives to Create Healthy Hispanic Families
For many families struggling to make ends meet, health and nutrition are frequently neglected. A diet lacking proper nutrients can contribute to many health problems, including cancer. For Hispanic communities, serious health issues are too often a…
United Way of Tarrant County Announces Community Investment of Nearly 2.7 Million
In support of its efforts to provide long-term, systemic solutions to ongoing social challenges, United Way of Tarrant County today announced the investment of nearly $2.7 million in 54 community-based agencies across North Texas, thanks to…
United Way of Tarrant County Receives $100,000 Grant From Carl B. Florence E. King
United Way of Tarrant County today announced the Texas Veterans Network-North Texas program was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation to provide social services to veterans, active-duty military and their…
Help United Way of Tarrant County Beat the Heat
United Way of Tarrant County will be accepting new and gently used fans (box, pedestal or tower) and small air conditioning units using a standard wall 115V electrical outlet through the Beat the Heat Collection Drive, June 21 through September 23.
United Way of Tarrant County Grants 60,000 to Organizations Supporting Women and Girls in Tarrant County
Women United announced The Women’s Center of Tarrant County as the recipient of the $40,000 Impact Grant at the Investing in Impact Luncheon on May 12. Each year, Women United allocates funds to organizations that support women and girls.
Collecting for the Community: United Way of Tarrant County Day of Action to Benefit Local Nonprofits
United Way of Tarrant County is rallying for the community to collect and donate items for families, individuals and older adults as part of the annual Day of Action, Tuesday, June 21.
United Way of Tarrant County Announces Shakita Johnson as Executive Director for Area Agency on Aging
United Way of Tarrant County today announced Shakita Johnson, Esq, LBSW, as the new Executive Director of the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County. She also will serve as Vice President, Community Investment for United Way of Tarrant County. Her…
United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging Receives $525,000 Grant From Texas Health Resources
United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging today announced it received a $525,000 grant from Texas Health Resources for a new initiative – Project Empower – which will expand current work in the 76010, 76011 and 76082 zip codes to address…
United Way of Tarrant County Invests $100,000 in Community to Assist With Those Most Impacted by Winter Storm
United Way of Tarrant County, through its Emergency Relief Fund, today announced it is investing $100,000 in the Tarrant County Community to offset unexpected expenses as a result of the recent winter storm.