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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Dec. 11, 2018 – Valero’s three refineries in South Texas and its terminal and distribution group pledged more than $1.2 million to the United Way of the Coastal Bend, from their recently completed 2019 giving campaign. Of that amount, more than $830,000 is projected to come directly from Valero employees who voluntarily make yearly pledges and host additional fundraisers to support United Way programs. Valero then matches employee pledges at 50 percent.
Non-profit’s gift used to repair 90 Refugio County homes damaged by Harvey
December 10, 2018 – The effects of Hurricane Harvey are still front and center with many families in the Coastal Bend. Those without insurance or the means to fix their homes have had to live with the damage without the ability to move forward with their lives.
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 topic that promotes social, emotional and educational development.
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.
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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 texts – and geared toward children ages 0-5.
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.