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Southern Dallas Thrives

Texas Leads the Nation in Food Insecurity

Summer is right around the corner, which means many North Texas children will lose access to free school meals. During the “hungriest season” of the year, in…

New Southern Dallas Thrives Fund to Deepen Our Impact in the Southern Sector

At United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, we celebrated Giving Tuesday—an annual day of generosity that is recognized around the globe—by announcing some histo…

Expanding Food Access—and Building Community—in Southern Dallas

Last month marked an inspiring moment for the communities of Southern Dallas. On Saturday, Oct. 28, our North Texas neighbors came out in force to celebra…

School Resource Rooms Benefit the Entire Community

In schools across North Texas, unequal access to key resources can negatively affect children’s educational outcomes, preventing them from succeeding in scho…

Women in Construction/ Trades Training Program

Apply for workforce training through the United Way Southern Dallas Thrives initiative to gain new job skills and certifications in high-growth industries.

PepsiCo Foods CEO Believes ‘Your Attitude Will Determine Your Altitude’

If you want to see Steven Williams’ eyes light up, mention Nacho Cheese Doritos. As CEO of PepsiCo Foods North America, the 56-year-old oversees a $21 bil…

Checking in on Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

For parents and teachers alike, learning loss has been a leading concern since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. With all the stress and disruption…

United Way ‘Women In Construction’ Effort Helping Clients Build Better Lives

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Michelle Wheeler of Dallas loves the idea of building things– and fixing what’s broken: and that includes her life. “I was going th…