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 »

Date: September 7, 2016    Category:

Director, Major and Planned Giving

Summary: Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Major Gifts and Development Services (SVP), the Director of Major Gifts (“Director”) will be a leader in the major gift program for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas … more »

Date: August 30, 2016    Category:

How To Deal With Skyrocketing Prescription Costs

A firestorm erupted after the maker of EpiPen announced steep price hikes for the life-saving injector device. It helps people who have potentially fatal allergic reactions. By Justin Martin, KERA News (Source) – August 30, … more »

Date: August 29, 2016    Category: ,

Prescription drug costs continue to outpace inflation

Families are forced to make tough decisions on where to spend limited resources August 29, 2016 In a community where almost 50% do not have the liquid assets necessary to sustain a significant financial setback, … more »

Date: August 26, 2016    Category: ,

Teachers Across the Country Who Get Kids Excited About Returning to School

In their “Person of the Week” segment, ABC World News highlights teachers across the nation who are going the extra mile – including Taylor Toynes, founder of the For Oak Cliff Back to School Festival. … more »