Date: October 25, 2016    Category: ,

Event designed to spark students’ interest and success in math and science

Texas Instruments, Celanese Corporation and United Way volunteers bring ‘STEM in the Schoolyard’ to Comstock Middle School students  United Way of Metropolitan Dallas will launch this year’s Unite for Change community impact series, presented by … more »

Date: October 5, 2016    Category:

Hill makes significant gift to United Way Dallas

  United Way of Metropolitan Dallas today announced that Dallas philanthropist and entrepreneur Lyda Hill has contributed $2.5 million to United Way and its Unite Forever campaign, the majority of which is supporting the United … more »

Date: October 4, 2016    Category:

Voters decide which GroundFloor Fellows get 100k

Big money up for grabs for social entrepreneurs who receive the most OneUp votes United Way of Metropolitan Dallas launched OneUp the Vote, a popular vote campaign that will determine which of its 14 “social … more »

Date: September 29, 2016    Category:

Dan Aptor Named New CDMO

Following an extensive search, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has named Dan Aptor as the organization’s Chief Digital Marketing Officer.  Aptor, who has held senior positions at Solera Holdings, Ticketmaster/LiveNation, The Walt Disney Company and … more »

Date: September 23, 2016    Category: ,

Healthy Zone School Program Celebrates Helping Local Students Lead Healthier Lives

The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® is celebrating its sixth year of empowering and equipping North Texas students to live healthier lives, curbing the critical trend toward childhood obesity. A partnership between United Way of … more »

Date: September 23, 2016    Category: ,

A united $2M gift to United Way is latest chapter of the TI ‘first ladies’ story

By Cheryl Hall, Dallas Morning News (source) Two “first ladies of Texas Instruments” are teaming up for the naming rights to the top executive position at the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Margaret McDermott, widow … more »

Date: September 15, 2016    Category:

After School’s Out, Wonder Kits Keep Kids Engaged In STEM Education

“Did ours survive?” 13-year-old Joanna Hernandez excitedly races down two flights of stairs to check on her team’s water balloon following a 40-foot drop. It’s the second time they’ve dropped the balloon, which they carefully … more »

Date: September 14, 2016    Category:

United Way Kicks Off Annual Campaign On WFAA

On September 9, 2016, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas kicked off its annual fundraising campaign LIVE on News 8 Daybreak outside WFAA’s studios. United Way launched campaign with Party on the Plaza – WFAA (Source) Rally … more »

Date: September 12, 2016    Category: ,

Tom and Karen Falk make major gift

As United Way kicks off its Annual Campaign this month, Tom and Karen Falk have committed $2 million to United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. The CEO of Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark Corporation and his wife have made … more »

Date: September 8, 2016    Category:

United Way Launches 2016-2017 Annual Fundraising Campaign

Kickoff Rally Unveils ‘Grow South, Grow Strong’ Initiative to Strengthen Southern Dallas (DALLAS) – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas will kick off its 92nd annual community fundraising campaign on Friday, September 9th, with a goal … more »