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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...
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,...