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Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Grants to Fund Local Programs that Change Local Lives Long-term

MAY 15, 2018 – United Way of the Coastal Bend announced grant awards totaling $2,465,387.20 to 35 local programs that change lives in the areas of education, health and financial stability across 60 communities. In the 2016-2017 fiscal year, United Way of the Coastal Bend’s grant-funded programs helped more than 130,000 people. 

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Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018

United Way of the Coastal Bend Helps Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department Replace Equipment Lost During Hurricane Harvey

The Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department will put the $15,500 gift toward purchasing a new brush truck and its specialized equipment.

MAY 9, 2018 – The Port Aransas Volunteer Fire Department (Port Aransas VFD) sustained structural damages and loss of equipment when Hurricane Harvey made landfall...

Posted: Friday, May 04, 2018

MAY 3, 2018 – United Way of the Coastal Bend’s $100,000 contribution to All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response goes to support the organization in its work to repair and rebuild 18 Aransas Pass homes following Hurricane Harvey.

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Posted: Wednesday, April 04, 2018

We're Wild About Week of the Young Child!

When: Saturday, April 21st from 10am-6pm
Where: La Retama Library, 805 Comanche 

Success By 6 invites you to this special community event at the close of Week of the Young Child, a week dedicated to literacy and early learners. Families can enjoy a free celebration of books, art and music hosted by La Retama Library with a fun "Wild About" theme. There will...

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 26, 2018

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) coalition urges taxpayers to see if they qualify for this free service and file before locations close.

March 26, 2018 – The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is now in the final weeks of operation at its nine Coastal Bend locations. This free income tax preparation service is provided to qualifying low- to moderate-income earners – those who earned up to $66,000 in 2017...

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018
 
WOODSBORO, March 27, 2018 – United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Disaster Relief Fund is used in its service area to assist with long-term recovery from Hurricane Harvey. Recognizing that many people in these communities lost their jobs due to the storm – and the implications that lost wages can have – the local non-profit gave $20,000 from its Disaster Relief Fund this Tuesday to...