Date: July 24, 2015    Category: ,

United Way’s GroundFloor Is Accepting Applications For Its Innovative Mentoring Program

Tis the season for applications to be filed for potential assistance, whether it’s financial or a hand up. The latest call for applications comes from the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas for its GroundFloor program. … more »

Date: July 23, 2015    Category: , ,

United Way’s GroundFloor Seeks Applications from Startups Hoping to Change Communities

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ GroundFloor program is seeking entrepreneurs who want to create meaningful, lasting change in North Texas. United Way founded the GroundFloor in 2013 with seed investment from AT&T, EY and generous … more »

Date: July 22, 2015    Category: ,

More and More Children Living in Poverty

via CBS DFW (Source) Economic recovery may be leaving one specific group behind. According to a new study, more kids are living in poverty now than before the Great Recession.

Date: July 10, 2015    Category: , , ,

Texas Legislature passes United Way of Metropolitan Dallas priorities

by Stephanie Mace, Director of Public Policy UWMD During the legislative session, dedicated United Way advocates worked to pass critical bills to help us reach our community’s ten year goals. We passed multiple bills, and … more »

Date: June 26, 2015    Category:

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas sets records in fundraising and volunteer hours

Thanks to the generosity of the North Texas community, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas announced  total contributions for 2014-15 reached an all-time high of $72 million. In addition, the organization surpassed its five-year goal, raising … more »

Date: June 25, 2015    Category:

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center hires United Way exec as first COO

by Danielle Abril, Dallas Business Journal (Source) The Dallas Entrepreneur Center will soon have its first chief operating officer who is expected to bolster the organization’s growth given her experience in nonprofit fundraising. Jill Scigliano, United … more »

Date: June 24, 2015    Category:

United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas Announces Record-Breaking Campaign For Fifth Year In A Row

Contributions to annual and endowment campaigns reach $72M thanks to generous donors Dallas, TX (June 24, 2015) – Thanks to the generosity of the North Texas community, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas announced today total … more »

Date: June 23, 2015    Category: , ,

Hungry kids in North Texas need our help

Letters to the Editor, Dallas Morning News (Source) For many of us, summer evokes fond memories of childhood — long days of riding bikes, swimming and playing. But the reality for one in four children in … more »

Date: June 12, 2015    Category: ,

400,000 North Texas Kids At Risk Of Going Hungry During Summer

During the school year, children receiving free and reduced breakfast and lunch don’t have to worry about meals during the daytime. But it’s a different story during the summer. When they should be playing and … more »

Date: June 9, 2015    Category: ,

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Luncheon Honors Dedicated Volunteers

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas honored Chuck Gummer, Ebby Halliday Acers, Erle Nye and many other outstanding community and corporate supporters during its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. CBS11’S J.D. Miles Honored with United Way Media … more »