Date: February 26, 2015    Category:

Advocates Help Dallas County High School Students Apply For Financial Aid

By Stella M. Chavez, KERA News (Source) Dallas County high school seniors missed out on $34 million in college grants last year. That’s according to Commit, a local nonprofit that says more than half of … more »

Date: February 26, 2015    Category:

Inside Dallas’ Jubilee Park Neighborhood, Bank Accounts Are Hard To Find

  By COURTNEY COLLINS, KERA (Source) In KERA’s series One Crisis Away: Inside a Neighborhood, we look at the high price of being poor in a place called Jubilee Park. The Dallas neighborhood is sandwiched … more »

Date: February 26, 2015    Category:

Commit partnership released its annual scorecard

Education Scorecard Shows Mixed Progress Report For Dallas Students By DIANNA DOUGLAS, KERA (Source) The Commit partnership, an education philanthropy that works in Dallas schools, released its annual scorecard on Tuesday night, with hard numbers … more »

Date: February 17, 2015    Category:

How United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is Ushering in a new wave of philanthropy

by Trevor Neilson, Huffington Post (source) You’ve probably heard of United Way. In fact, most people in the U.S. are aware of United Way’s work. Maybe you heard about them in your office or school, or maybe … more »

Date: February 11, 2015    Category:

Watch Usher Put Killer R&B Spin on Blake Shelton’s ‘Neon Light’ and ‘Home’

‘The Voice’ coaches team up for surprise collaborations at a United Way benefit show

Date: February 10, 2015    Category:

Blake Shelton and Usher help United Way show Dallas how to party properly

By Diane Oates, Culture Map (source) The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is celebrating 90 years of life-changing work in our community, and there was only one logical place to hold a birthday bash: AT&T … more »

Date: February 10, 2015    Category:

DMN Special Section – Uniting the next generation of change

Special Section Dallas Morning News On Sunday, February 8, Dallas Morning News ran a special section featuring United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

Date: February 9, 2015    Category:

Star Shots: Blake Shelton

By Alyssa Norwin, Star Magazine (source) Blake Shelton performs at the United Way Metropolitan Dallas Unite Forever Gala at AT&t stadium

Date: February 9, 2015    Category:

Big Al meets Blake Shelton

via Kiddnation.com (Source) Big Al’s dream finally comes true!!! He got to meet his favorite celebrity, Blake Shelton at a press conference for the United Way! You don’t want to miss seeing this.

Date: February 9, 2015    Category:

GMT gets up close and personal with Blake Shelton and Usher

Paige goes one-on-one with Blake Shelton and Usher at United Way’s 90th anniversary gala.