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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...
Thursday, May 07, 2020
  By mobilizing the caring power of community, United Way of the Coastal Bend has helped more than 90,000 local residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The ability to meet immediate needs in the community has been made possible through donations to United Way of the Coastal Bend’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. Established in March,...
Friday, April 17, 2020
HCA Healthcare and Wells Fargo are among the latest to support United Way of the Coastal Bend’s efforts to help those impacted locally by COVID-19.   United Way of the Coastal Bend received $10,000 from a tax exempt trust affiliated with HCA Healthcare on behalf of Corpus Christi Medical Center. With an additional $10,000 contribution from Wells...
Monday, April 13, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Mobilizing the caring power of community, United Way of the Coastal Bend has provided more than $247,000 to help families and individuals being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.   Meeting the immediate needs of the community has been made possible thanks to contributions to United Way of the Coastal Bend’s COVID-19 Response...
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Donations to United Way of the Coastal Bend’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund have reached more than $264,000, thanks in part to a $50,000 contribution from AEP Texas and $145,000 from anonymous donors.   “American Electric Power, parent company of AEP Texas, created the AEP Foundation in 2005 to continue the tradition of corporate...
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Efforts to assist Coastal Bend residents impacted by COVID-19 are getting some extra help thanks to $40,000 provided through United Way of the Coastal Bend’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.   With 100 percent of donations going toward COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, the fund was established by United Way of the Coastal Bend to support...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Thanks in part to several area businesses, United Way of the Coastal Bend has raised over $65,000 to support its local COVID-19 response and relief fund.   “Everything we raise here will stay here in the Coastal Bend,” said Libby Averyt, President & CEO of United Way of the Coastal Bend. “A lot of folks don’t know that United Way of the...