The health and well-being of our community is a top priority at United Way of Tarrant County. Like many others in our community, we are closely monitoring the rapidly changing developments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
We encourage you to learn more about the spread of the virus and how to protect yourself and your family by visiting the Tarrant County Public Health Department’s website by clicking this link or calling the Coronavirus hotline at 817-248-6299.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also is maintaining a robust website with information and answers to commonly asked questions here. The Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DSHS) also has a COVID-19 webpage with information for the public, travelers, healthcare professionals, public health partners and others.
CRITICAL NEEDS AND RESOURCES
The unprecedented actions to stop the spread of COVID-19 have left large populations in need of social services and financial assistance. Our Tarrant County community is in need. The information below provides details about how to donate, available resources for those in need and volunteer opportunities. Our mission at United Way of Tarrant County is to provide leadership and harness resources to solve Tarrant County’s toughest social challenges. And right now, there is no greater challenge than the Coronavirus.
We are asking for donations to our United Way Emergency Relief Fund. 100% of funds donated will be distributed to help those affected by COVID-19. This will include assistance such as purchasing non-perishable meals for the elderly and homebound, child care assistance for emergency responders and ensuring social services for veterans. To donate, please click here or scroll down to the bottom of this page. You also can make a gift through Venmo using @UW-TARRANTCOUNTY.