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Thursday, September 17, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Families with young children may expect to receive items to fuel both their bodies and a love for reading when visiting local food pantries in Nueces County. United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Success By 6 Early Childhood Initiative (Success By 6) is providing 689 children’s books to be distributed at food pantries led by...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
FamilyWize, the prescription discount service that’s helping communities in need, has announced it is teaming up with Walgreens and United Way to offer free flu vaccinations in communities across the country, including the Coastal Bend. This partnership reinforces FamilyWize’s ongoing commitment to helping people in need access critical...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – By mobilizing the caring power of community, United Way of the Coastal Bend has provided more than $720,000 to help local residents affected by COVID-19. When the pandemic initially began to affect the Coastal Bend back in March, United Way of the Coastal Bend established a COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to help local...
Thursday, August 27, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The City of Corpus Christi and United Way of the Coastal Bend (UWCB) have awarded $475,000 to 32 local nonprofit agencies to help keep them in business during the COVID-19 economic downturn. The Nonprofit Recovery Fund was established in July by action of the City Council. More than 50 organizations representing more than $...
Thursday, August 06, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – More than 18,000 students across 43 Coastal Bend school districts will receive free school supplies through the organization’s 30th annual Operation Supply Our Students (SOS) community-wide school supply drive. The annual school supply drive is an initiative led by United Way of the Coastal Bend in partnership with H-E-B...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The City of Corpus Christi has partnered with United Way of the Coastal Bend to help administer grants through a $500,000 Nonprofit Recovery Fund. The fund will provide grants to eligible organizations located and providing services in Corpus Christi to support their administrative costs such as working capital, utility...
Monday, June 01, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Local non-profit organizations providing direct services to those affected by COVID-19 may qualify for financial assistance through United Way of the Coastal Bend.   United Way of the Coastal Bend’s COVID-19 Fund was established in March to aid local response and recovery efforts. The fund offers financial resources to area...
Friday, May 29, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Those still needing to file their 2019 tax returns may qualify for free tax preparation assistance being offered at United Way of the Coastal Bend.   The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax preparation services to individuals and families who earned $56,000 or less in 2019. Those who qualify can...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
  CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Thanks to a generous contribution from Charles Butt, Coastal Bend residents will continue to receive the help they need in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Charles Butt donated $250,000 to United Way of the Coastal Bend's COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to support local efforts helping those affected by the virus...
Thursday, May 14, 2020
SABIC and Kansas City Southern are among the latest to support United Way of the Coastal Bend's efforts to help local residents affected by COVID-19.   United Way of the Coastal Bend received a $25,000 contribution from SABIC and a $3,000 contribution from Kansas City Southern. Combined with other donations received from United Way Worldwide, area...