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 »

Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® Expands to Serve 110,000 Students

Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® Expands to Serve 166 North Texas Schools and 110,000 Students in Fighting Childhood Obesity DALLAS, TX (October 5, 2017) A partnership between United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and The Cooper Institute® … 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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