Give today and create more success stories like Emmanuel’s

Emmanuel didn’t like to read at all. Then he met Miss Shelly. Emmanuel was behind in his reading level at the beginning of the school year. At first, he didn’t even want to try. Then … more »

Once Upon a Month Rewrites Children’s Stories Through Reading

Free Children’s Book Program Builds Foundation for Academic Success Reading to young children transports them to worlds of adventure, mystery and excitement – stimulating curiosity, supporting language development and helping them gain other skills they … more »

Five United Way social entrepreneurs battle for $100,000 at One Up the Pitch

Five celebrity judges will award $75,000 to their top pick. Audience will award $25,000 to their favorite in live vote. DALLAS, TX (April 6, 2017) – Whether they are keeping kids out of jail by … more »

H.O.P.E.S. Program Hosts Community Health and Prevention Fair to Engage Families and Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas initiative to raise awareness is part of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. DALLAS, TX (March 31, 2017) – A community health and prevention fair will kick off Child Abuse … more »

5 nice ideas compete for $100,000 in Dallas’ philanthropic shark tank

By Cheryl Hall, Dallas Morning News (source) DALLAS – What do Mark Cuban’s longtime billionaire business partner, Dallas’ recently retired police chief, a rich Dallas philanthropist, a fashion-forward blogger and the Dallas Mavericks’ hot new … more »

WNBA Champion Alicia Thompson reads with kids

United Way invites volunteers to read with kids on Dr. Seuss Reading Day, March 2 DALLAS (February 21, 2017) – The NCAA and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas teamed up today to read with third … more »

Fair Supports Students’ College and Career Dreams in Southern Dallas

Volunteers from Celanese, TI and Deloitte Mentor Students for Success DALLAS, TX (February 14, 2017) – Paul Quinn College will be the site of the third annual College and Career Fair, bringing together United Way … more »

United Way’s GroundFloor Announces New Fellows

Largest GroundFloor Class Enters Revamped Accelerator Program DALLAS, TX (February 7, 2017) – A way to get ex-offenders back to work and save taxpayer dollars, a one-stop-shop for healthy eating in a “food desert” and … more »

United Way Update Marks Halfway Point in Initiative to Achieve 10-Year Community Goals for N. Texas

UTD Analysis Highlights Progress and Identifies Challenges DALLAS, TX (January 31, 2016) – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas reported on progress toward meeting 10-year community goals for North Texas in education, income and health during … more »

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