Date: August 24, 2016    Category:

Unite Dallas Relief Fund Grant Applications Now Open

In the wake of the tragic Dallas shootings on July 7, the swift and generous support of our North Texas community and the nation has provided hope for sustained healing for all those affected. We … more »

Date: August 16, 2016    Category: ,

Dallas schools are quietly making major gains in elementary math education

Dallas Morning News guest column co-authored by Reasoning Mind’s Vice Chairman, Forrest Hoglund; Dallas ISD Trustee, Dr. Lew Blackburn; United Way of Metropolitan Dallas CEO, Jennifer Sampson; and former Dean of SMU’s Simmons School of … more »

Date: August 13, 2016    Category:

United Way, Texas Instruments, Celanese Corporation and For Oak Cliff Host Back to School Festival

Volunteers Distribute Much-Needed School Supplies to Families in Southern Dallas August 13, 2016 Today in Southern Dallas, more than 200 area volunteers joined together in Glendale Park to provide Oak Cliff families with the necessary … more »

Date: August 12, 2016    Category: ,

Teacher making a difference in Oak Cliff

Costs quickly add up with back-to-school needs. The For Oak Cliff Back to School Festival aims to help parents equip their children with tools to succeed.   By Demond Fernandez, WFAA Channel 8 (Source) – … more »

Date: August 5, 2016    Category: ,

United Way Selected as Youth Opportunity Fund Recipient

The Youth Opportunity Fund, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, provides grants to nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards college and career success. Youth … more »

Date: August 5, 2016    Category: , ,

Los Barrios Among 28 New United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Service Providers

For 21-year-old José Almanza, the doctor’s office is like his second home. He’s been coming to the same place for health care since he was a newborn. “I’ve come here for physicals, vaccines, (medical) office … more »

Date: August 4, 2016    Category:

Unite Dallas Relief Fund Raises $1 Million

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Fund to Support those Affected by July 7 Shootings August 4, 2016 Thanks to generous contributions from dozens of prominent corporations and thousands of individuals, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas … more »

Date: August 1, 2016    Category:

Community Forum Participants Discuss July 7 Tragedy

On Friday, July 29, a group of Dallas changemakers gathered at El Centro College for the “Actions Speak Louder” forum – discussing how we can come together as a community. Dallas race relations to be discussed … more »

Date: July 27, 2016    Category:

Unite Dallas Relief Fund Raises $1 million to support community healing

As we respond to the tragic events of July 7, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas remains focused on the collaborative role that we, alongside our community partners, best play in the healing process—and in moving forward. … more »

Date: July 13, 2016    Category:

Dallas Community Comes Together Following Tragedy on July 7

We are horrified about the vicious attack on Dallas July 7. Our thoughts and prayers are with those killed and injured, and their loved ones. United Way is committed to assist in the long term … more »