Date: August 14, 2017    Category:

How Troy Aikman makes asking for money look classy with United Way

By Cheryl Hall – Dallas Morning News (Source) Troy Aikman panhandled last week for a good cause. The Hall of Fame Dallas Cowboys quarterback spent Monday shooting three public service ads for the United Way … more »

Date: August 14, 2017    Category:

Charities might reach new givers if they upped their digital game

By Laurie Joseph and Cheryl Hall – Dallas Morning News (Source) The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas asked the Boston Consulting Group to find out who gives what to whom in the four counties that it calls … more »

Date: August 10, 2017    Category: ,

Third-Annual Back To School Festival Focuses on Back to School Needs of Families in South Dallas

Volunteers from Nationstar Mortgage and Texas Instruments join For Oak Cliff and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas to fuel effort  DALLAS, TX – (August 12, 2017) Back to school expenses can strain family budgets. To … more »

Date: July 6, 2017    Category: ,

Toyota Impact Grant Provides Mobility for Homeless Women and Children in Collin County

Newly created collaborative to implement program for self-sustaining independence PLANO, Texas – July 6, 2017 – Toyota, in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, along with its formal grand opening today, announced the winner … more »

Date: July 6, 2017    Category:

Unite Dallas Relief Fund

“It will be a hard day for a long time.” “I heard gunshots and I just stopped,” says Diane Hary, as she reflects on the evening of July 7, 2016.  That night, she participated in … more »

Date: June 14, 2017    Category:

United Way Dallas chair caps off his year with a $2 million donation

June 14, 2017 Dallas Morning News by Holly Haber (source) Mark Rohr capped his chairmanship of the 2016-17 annual campaign for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas with an act of generosity. At an awards dinner last … more »

Date: June 13, 2017    Category: , ,

United Way and TangoTab team up to ‘End Summer Hunger’ in Dallas County

TXU Energy Hosts Kickoff Event to Raise Awareness Media Summer Meal Program Helps Kids on School Break – NBC5 Cowboys’ Frazier Helps Launch Campaign to End Summer Hunger – NBC 5 Cowboys player helps feed … more »

Date: June 6, 2017    Category: ,

100K Opportunities Comes To Dallas To Provide Jobs, Resources For Young Adults

In the United States, more than 5.5 million young people between the ages of 16 and 24 are not in school or working. To address this problem, Starbucks founded the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative to connect those young … more »

Date: May 31, 2017    Category: , ,

Dallas Chef Creates a Stir With Program for Troubled Kids

Dallas, TX (Source) – When the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas started looking for promising new talent in nonprofits, Chad Houser was its first find. An acclaimed chef, he had built a cultlike local following … more »

Date: May 31, 2017    Category:

Texas Two-Step: Dallas United Way Shows Big Results by Upending Tradition

DALLAS, TX – By Drew Lindsay (Source) More than 800 people turned out for a United Way of Metropolitan Dallas event this spring at the Bomb Factory, a warehouselike downtown music venue. On a stage … more »


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