Background Image

The Grow South, Grow Strong mission is to unite community leaders and corporations in a collaborative effort to assist schools, nonprofit organizations and parents in Roosevelt feeder pattern. Grow South, Grow Strong plans to increase student success by increasing the presence of targeted programming to build awareness, help remove barriers, leverage resources and expand opportunities in southern Dallas, aligning with United Way’s focus areas: Education, Income, Health, and Basic Needs.

In 2015-2016, Over 7,000 volunteers supported United Way

Join a Day of Impact


Your group or corporation could host a day of impact in southern Dallas or join an existing project led by community partners. Volunteers can support local neighborhoods by participating in a community beautification project; support teachers and students by upgrading facilities, organize storage rooms and workrooms, building a community garden or upgrading a playground; support students by hosting a series of reading days at local schools; and much more.

Join a volunteer project

Volunteers assembled over 1,000 weekend meals for children in North Texas without leaving the office

Plan an On-Site Project Benefiting Students & Teachers


Your group or corporation could host a donation drive for educational materials or books; plan an assembly project for school supply kits; build a teacher appreciation kit; and so much more.

plan an on-site project

Learn More About Becoming a Reader, Tutor or Mentor


Volunteers can support Grow South, Grow Strong by participating in ongoing and long-term opportunities to read with, tutor and mentor students.



Funding will help further volunteer opportunities and the mission of Grow South, Grow Strong.
For more information contact Jenny Ozee at


Notice: Undefined index: photo_view in /nas/content/live/uwmd/wp-content/plugins/events-calendar-pro/src/Tribe/Customizer/Section.php on line 216