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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...
Thursday, May 27, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – The death of a loved one. Losing a job. Unprecedented changes to a way of life. Most of us have experienced grief in some way over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why United Way of the Coastal Bend is hosting a free, virtual Real Talk panel discussion on surviving grief. "Even those who haven’t lost...
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – Corpus Christi Independent School District (CCISD) and area non-profits will be able to provide cleaner, safer conditions to those they serve thanks to the efforts of United Way of the Coastal Bend. United Way of the Coastal Bend distributed more than 24,000 bottles of free hand sanitizer to the groups on May 25. The...
Friday, May 21, 2021
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – United Way of the Coastal Bend is continuing to help those affected by February’s winter storms thanks to a generous donation from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation. The AEP Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to United Way of the Coastal Bend’s Winter Storm Disaster Relief Fund. The funds will support local...
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...