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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend is excited to announce a one-time award of $165,021.90 in additional funds to be shared among numerous non-profit organizations in the Coastal Bend. United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Board of Directors unanimously voted in favor of using surplus funds to provide this gift to partner agencies...
Friday, April 23, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend is hosting a free, virtual Real Talk workshop to engage the public in positive and meaningful discussion on equity. The two-part virtual workshop series, "Equity in Early Childhood: Developing a Shared Vision and Community Purpose," emphasizes individual and collective healing from the trauma...
Thursday, April 15, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The Coastal Bend Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Coalition wants to remind Texas residents that the deadline to file their federal tax returns has been extended to June 15, 2021.   The IRS announced the extended deadline after FEMA issued a disaster declaration following February’s winter storms that affected much of...
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – To promote early childhood literacy, the Success By 6 Early Childhood Coalition is hosting a Week of the Young Child Spring into Reading drive-thru event.    The Week of the Young Child® is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This year marks the 50th...
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend has established a Winter Storm Disaster Relief Fund to help Coastal Bend residents affected by the recent winter storm. The fund will be used to support local non-profit agencies providing direct services to those needing assistance. Almost $36,000 in aid has already been distributed thanks to...
Saturday, January 30, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS - To increase awareness about the importance of prenatal care, the Success By 6 Early Childhood Coalition sponsored a Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby! community drive-through event on Jan. 30 for expectant mothers and those preparing for pregnancy. “Data shows that roughly one-third of all pregnant women in Nueces County do not...
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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 free drop-off tax preparation to those whose 2020 household income was $66,000 or less. Those who qualify can drop-off their...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend hosted a holiday-themed drive-through distribution event on Dec. 14 for first-time mothers and their families enrolled in the organization’s Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) Program. Staff dressed in holiday attire greeted guests as they drove through and provided clients with food, activities,...
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the seventh consecutive time that United Way of the Coastal Bend has earned this top distinction. Since...
Monday, November 23, 2020
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The Coastal Bend Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Coalition is seeking volunteers to help provide tax preparation assistance during the 2021 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...