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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...
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. 


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...