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 »

Date: June 9, 2015    Category: ,

United Way CEO Exhorts Tocqueville Society To Recruit More Members

Jennifer Sampson wasn’t pulling any punches during her briefing at the Second Tuesday Luncheon of the Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas on Tuesday, May 12. via My Sweet Charity (Source) Sounding … more »

Date: June 5, 2015    Category: ,

United Way Honors Corporate and Community Supporters at Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Roger Staubach to Present J. Erik Jonsson Award to Chuck Gummer; Ebby Halliday Acers & Erle Nye to Receive Decades of Distinction Awards Dallas, TX (June 1, 2015) – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas will honor … more »

Date: May 28, 2015    Category:

Texas: Human trafficked victims are not criminals

Each night an estimated 400 trafficked teens are on Dallas streets. Through our Community Impact Grants Process, UWMD has supported and funded services for victims of trafficking for years by supporting the great work of … more »

Date: May 22, 2015    Category: ,

#SilenceTheGrowl: United Way helps prevent childhood hunger

via WFAA Channel 8 (Source) In Dallas Co., 73 percent of kids qualify for free lunch. And with summer around the corner, the United Way wants to make sure they have access to food. Jennifer … more »

Date: May 21, 2015    Category: ,

Chase report: Middle-skill jobs are where the biggest skills mismatch is in Dallas-Fort Worth

Companies have bemoaned a skills gap for a long time, but a report issued Thursday by JPMorgan Chase & Co. pinpoints the greatest mismatch in tens of thousands of “middle-skill” in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. … more »

Date: May 21, 2015    Category: ,

United Way Expands Job Training Efforts

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is investing in efforts to help expand the middle-skill talent supply, providing critical education and career advancement opportunities for low-income and unemployed residents, while also filling jobs employers are unable … more »