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Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Limited Spots Available for This In-Person Simulation 

The Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) is a three-hour, role-play simulation of the everyday life hurdles experienced while living in poverty. It’s scheduled for Saturday, October 27th from 9am-noon in the Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi Anchor Ballroom. Limited spots are available. 

In Nueces County, it’s estimated that 32%...

Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

First-Time Mothers Get Free Mental Health Services 

A new partnership between Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Family Counseling Service means first-time mothers can access free short-term counseling at home.

NFP, a home-visiting program of United Way of the Coastal Bend, pairs first-time pregnant mothers with a registered nurse who conducts home visits until the child is two years...

Posted: Wednesday, August 08, 2018

28th Annual Operation Supply Our Students Stands to Help More Than 10,000 Children Across 37 School Districts - Community initiative to wrap up on August 14th 

August 8, 2018 – Late Tuesday afternoon the last of 37 school districts drove away with brand new school supplies for children in need. 

This joint initiative between United Way of the Coastal Bend, H-E-B, and KRIS Communications brings the community together in...

Posted: Monday, July 09, 2018

Funds put a new roof over seven families affected by Harvey

United Way of the Coastal Bend gave Habitat for Humanity-Corpus Christi $40,000 for the long-term recovery of Corpus Christi residents. Habitat for Humanity’s volunteers and recipient homeowners worked together to repair and rebuild the roofs of six homes. The seventh began construction on July 9th. 

“Habitat for Humanity-Corpus Christi does great...

Posted: Monday, June 25, 2018

A team of volunteers from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Higginbotham, NuStar and Valero joined United Way staff for the 2018 Day of Action on Thursday, June 21st. Day of Action is a nationwide event where local United Ways gather generous volunteers and take on projects that better the community. 

“When it comes to giving, time and action are as valuable as the funds we receive,” said Catrina Wilson, President & CEO of United Way of the Coastal...

Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Local non-profit celebrates fifth consecutive year with 4-star rating, joins top-performing 9% of evaluated charities in America
(Corpus Christi, TX June 4, 2018) – United Way of the Coastal Bend’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and...