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Thursday, November 08, 2018
United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Success By 6 Early Childhood Initiative brings Ready4K to Nueces County. Ready4K is a text message-based program that sends three texts a week to those who sign up: one fun fact, one easy educational activity and ways to continue the lesson during the everyday routine of the family. Each week focuses on a different...
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Funds to Change Local Lives Long-Term  The 25th Annual United Way of the Coastal Bend Golf Classic teed off on Friday, Oct. 26th at the Corpus Christi Country Club. A total of 216 players registered for the par-is-your-friend scramble in the name of charity. “The Golf Classic is always a fun event and we’re grateful to the sponsors, volunteers and...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
We operate with a diverse and dedicated Board of Directors who facilitate funding decisions and help ensure good stewardship with donations. We're fortunate to work with every one of them and want to give you the opportunity to get to know some of the decision-makers of United Way of the Coastal Bend.  Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Success By 6 Early Childhood Initiative encourages parents, educators and caregivers in Nueces County to sign up for the Ready4K text message program. Simply text “SB6kids” to 70138, choose a preferred language and the child’s age and you’re set. It’s free to sign up – though data rates may apply for the weekly...
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Limited Spots Available for This In-Person Simulation  Registration link for students and faculty at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi: http://bit.ly/2xUnVb2 Registration link for the community-at-large: http://bit.ly/2Q7vcvC The Cost of Poverty Experience (COPE) is a three-hour, role-play simulation of the everyday life hurdles experienced...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
First-Time Mothers Get Free Mental Health Services  Update: Learn more about this program and how it helps new mothers in the official NFP video.  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...
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...
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...
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...
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...