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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – A collaborative partnership of United Way of the Coastal Bend is helping eligible taxpayers prepare and electronically file their tax returns free of charge.The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is providing tax return preparation to those whose 2021 household income was $66,000 or less. Those who qualify can...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
To address the importance of prenatal care, the Success By 6 Early Childhood Coalition will host a free Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby! community resource fair for expectant mothers and those preparing for pregnancy. “Roughly one-third of all pregnant women in Nueces County don’t receive adequate prenatal care,” said Sherry Peterson, Success By 6...
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend hosted a holiday-themed drive-through distribution event on Dec. 6 for first-time mothers and their families enrolled in the organization’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program. More than 60 families were greeted by Santa and staff members as they drove through and received food, activities...
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – This time of year brings joy to many, but it can also be a time of increased stress and anxiety. Paired with the stress of navigating lingering effects of the pandemic, and it’s become increasingly important to know how to manage that stress and prioritize one’s mental health. That’s why United Way of the Coastal Bend is...
Monday, October 25, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The Coastal Bend Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Coalition is seeking volunteers to help provide tax preparation assistance during the 2022 tax filing season. The VITA program is an IRS initiative designed to support free tax preparation service for underserved populations. This service helps low- to moderate-income...
Friday, October 22, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend hosted its 28th Annual Golf Classic on Oct. 22, 2021 to raise funds to support education, health, and financial stability initiatives in the Coastal Bend. “This year’s event was a record-breaking success, with 68 teams participating,” said Libby Averyt, President and CEO of United Way of the...
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – More than 60 local non-profit organizations received a total of $2,553,433.10 for the 2021-2022 fiscal year thanks to United Way of the Coastal Bend. The funds will be used by recipient organizations to support education, health and financial stability programs and initiatives throughout the Coastal Bend. This latest round...
Thursday, August 05, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – More than 17,000 Coastal Bend students will start school with the supplies they need thanks to Operation Supply Our Students (SOS), an initiative spearheaded by United Way of the Coastal Bend in partnership with H-E-B and KRIS Communications. Now in its 31st year, Operation SOS is a community-wide fundraiser and school...
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – As the new school year approaches, many Coastal Bend children may find they lack the school supplies they need to be successful in the classroom. To meet the needs of area students, United Way of the Coastal Bend is partnering with H-E-B and KRIS Communications for its 31st annual Operation Supply Our Students (SOS).  ...
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Eligible families will begin to receive Advance Child Tax Credit payments starting July 15, but some may need to take additional steps in order to qualify. For those who did not file a tax return for 2019 or 2020, the Coastal Bend Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Coalition will be providing free assistance on Saturday...