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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
UNITED WAY OF THE COASTAL BEND EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR 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...
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-...
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...
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. All Hands and Hearts is a volunteer group that delivers Smart Response in the aftermath of natural disasters across the...
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
We're Wild About Week of the Young Child! When: Saturday, April 21st from 10am-6pmWhere: 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...
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...
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,...
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 Pads While paying for...
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, download your free prescription savings...
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...