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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...
Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

Help Us Give Every Student the Tools Needed for a Successful School Year

We're proud to partner with H-E-B and KRIS 6 News for the 27th year of  Operation Supply Our Students (SOS), happening July 12 - August 15.

There are many ways to contribute to Operation SOS. You have two opportunities every time you visit H-E-B. 

Tear...

Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017
United Way of the Coastal Bend works for a healthier community. One of the ways in which we accomplish this is our partnership with FamilyWize—a program that provides prescription discount cards to everyone, whether or not they have health insurance. 
 
This program uses a simple, two-step process. First,...
Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017
United Way of the Coastal Bend is looking for energetic volunteers to help create and package literacy extension activity kits for children’s books. The kits will go to Tiny Libraries in nine local child development centers.
 
We will provide the materials and need a good group of generous volunteers to help us put the kits together. These kits extend the learning opportunity for young children and their families around loved...