Give today and create more success stories like Wayne’s

At an age when most people are just starting life, Wayne had to turn his around. At the age of 21, Wayne was pushing 300 pounds, taking diabetes and cholesterol medications, and his mother had … more »

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 »

United Way Hosts Live! In the Park 5K & Health Festival at Lake Cliff Park

5K will kick off with WNBA Champion Alicia Thompson and Healthy Zone School kids DALLAS, TX (April 29, 2017) – Corporate and community volunteers will unite to promote healthy lifestyles at Live! In the Park … more »

Career education program launched

The Dallas Cowboys, United Way of Tarrant County and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Launch Character Education Program in Schools Dallas, TX (October 31, 2016) – The Dallas Cowboys, United Way of Tarrant County and … more »

Healthy Zone School Program Celebrates Helping Local Students Lead Healthier Lives

The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® is celebrating its sixth year of empowering and equipping North Texas students to live healthier lives, curbing the critical trend toward childhood obesity. A partnership between United Way of … more »

Prescription drug costs continue to outpace inflation

Families are forced to make tough decisions on where to spend limited resources August 29, 2016 In a community where almost 50% do not have the liquid assets necessary to sustain a significant financial setback, … more »

Los Barrios Among 28 New United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Service Providers

For 21-year-old José Almanza, the doctor’s office is like his second home. He’s been coming to the same place for health care since he was a newborn. “I’ve come here for physicals, vaccines, (medical) office … more »

Silence the Growl awards grants to Summer Meal Providers

Thanks to generous donations from the community and amazing support from our sponsors, thousands of North Texas children are now going to enjoy a summer free from growling tummies. Texas is ranked 7th highest in … more »

Mesquite ISD provides free summer meals

District seeks to increase program awareness, participation By Kenny Green, Mesquite News (Source) – June 23, 2016 To stimulate interest in and awareness of the program, the district has partnered with the Texas Hunger Initiative … more »

Kickoff Event Helps Dallas Families Fill the Gap with Summer Meal Programs

UNITED WAY LAUNCHES  ‘SILENCE THE GROWL’ SUMMER HUNGER CAMPAIGN Dallas, TX (June 8, 2016) – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is launching its ‘Silence the Growl’ campaign to raise awareness and support for summer meal … more »

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