When great ideas for social innovation compete, education, income and health thrive in North Texas.
Let’s get Social Innovation at United Way trending on social tonight! Don’t forget to use #INNOVATEUNITED and tag @unitedwaydallas.
CEO, AT&T Business;
2020-22 United Way Campaign Chair
Dallas Office Managing Director, Accenture
General Manager, Toyota Financial Services
CEO, Hunt Investment Holdings, LLC
Co-CEO, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
CEO, PepsiCo Foods North America
from Anne Chow, CEO, AT&T Business and United Way Campaign Chair
Provides free telehealth services for workforce housing residents to overcome barriers to health care access, including benefit literacy and technology challenges.
Partners with schools to teach academic concepts to early elementary students using creative arts-based activities, including music and dance.
Enables North Texans who did not graduate high school to quickly earn their certificate of high school equivalency while accessing a variety o f support services.
Delivers culturally relevant nutrition education to minorities with diabetes to address socioeconomic barriers to healthful eating, helping patients lose weight and lower their A1C levels.
Wesley-Rankin Aspiring Professionals is a pre-apprenticeship program for high school students that seeks to improve workplace readiness while addressing low living wages.
*Voting will open at the completion of the final pitch
Social innovation: the practice of finding new and innovative solutions for long-standing community problems that are more effective, efficient, sustainable or just than current solutions.
At United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, social innovation is part of everything we do to improve access to education, income and health—the building blocks of opportunity.
Through programs like our Social Innovation Accelerator and Incubator and Southern Dallas Thrives, we amplify the work of local social entrepreneurs and implement creative, strategic solutions to longstanding community challenges.
Social innovation is one technique driving us toward our Aspire United 2030 community goals, which include:
Your support will spark lasting change in North Texas and provide entrepreneurs like tonight’s organizations with funding, mentorship, and community connections to scale the impact of their innovative ventures.