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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. 

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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 Related:
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: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Related:
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...
Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017 Related:

United Way of the Coastal Bend believes working together will make the Coastal Bend community strong!

Posted: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Related:

Reported by KRIS 6 News, by MIke Gillaspia, on January 25, 2016.

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Posted: Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Related:
Annual Caller-Times Christmas Appeal campaign kicks off

By Julie Garcia of the Caller-Times

For some families it comes down to either paying rent or buying Christmas presents. Even then, the Coastal Bend's most impoverished who struggle to make ends meet often...

Posted: Monday, November 23, 2015 Related:
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City of Corpus Christi Employees donate $106,474 to Change the Coastal Bend for Good

United Way of the Coastal Bend appreciates the city employees who participated in this year's campaign! 

Their support means so much to the community of Corpus Christi. 

For the KRIS 6 News report, click here....

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Related:

United Way of the Coastal Bend staffers and other area nonprofit employees showed up in force at the Corpus Christi City Council meeting on August 11, 2015 to show support for passing of a new ordinance that will regulate pay day and auto loan companies. The City Council did pass the ordinance which will help protect residents from predatory lendors and lending practices. 

Many...

Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Related:

For some families, the start of a new school year is a difficult one. Not everyone can afford to buy their child the necessary school supplies needed for the first day of class. That is why United Way of the Coastal Bend teamed up with KRIS Communications, HEB and Port Corpus Christi, so that thousands of children in our community...

Posted: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Related: