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 »

Date: May 15, 2015    Category: ,

Building brains for businesses? Start young

About 90 percent of brain development occurs in the first five years of life. That makes it critical for parents to mentally stimulate their children and for business and government leaders to ensure the funding … more »

Date: May 14, 2015    Category: ,

New program helps parents, kids bond at work

via WFAA Channel 8 (Source) New program helps parents, kids bond at work.

Date: May 13, 2015    Category: , , , ,

United Way Announces New GroundFloor Investments

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is pleased to announce its newest investments: Intraprenuer GroundFloor Fellows Café Momentum and Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI). Press Release United Way announces new GroundFloor investments – The Dallas … more »

Date: May 11, 2015    Category: ,

Computer Donation Helps Improve Tech at Non-Profits Across North Texas

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas received a donation from JPMorgan Chase through its Technology for Social Good program to help improve technology capacity at nonprofits across North Texas. Last month, non-profits from across the community … more »

Date: May 11, 2015    Category: ,

KPMG, United Way & Mayor Rawlings Celebrate Centennial Day of Giving

The Dallas office of KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, celebrated its 100th anniversary with a community event called a Day of Giving on Friday, May 8th. by Betsy Dixon, Preston Hollow … more »

Date: May 8, 2015    Category: , , , ,

KPMG Celebrates 100 Years by Giving

Mayor Mike Rawlings and Jennifer Sampson of United Way joined KPMG to help celebrate the tax firm’s 100th year this morning at the Dallas Museum of Art. by Sarah Bennett, Preston Hollow People (Source) Manny … more »

Date: May 7, 2015    Category: , ,

Battling Childhood Summer Hunger 5-Bucks At A Time

For about the price of a cup of gourmet coffee or a fast-food hamburger, you can feed a North Texas kid for the weekend. via CBS 11 News (Source) This summer, the United Way of … more »