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December 16, 2014

Texas’ failure to get Pre-K funding affects 37,000 children in Dallas County

Texas' failure to get federal funding to expand pre-kindergarten programs means 37,000 children in Dallas County won't be able to get the early help they need to succeed, a local expert on early childhood education said. Read more »

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December 05, 2014

United Way & PepsiCo Feature Moss Haven as Healthy Zone School

Phillip Henderson, Moss Haven Elementary School principal, was the featured Healthy Zone School Recognition Program® speaker at the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Campaign Cabinet Appreciation Luncheon on November 20 at PepsiCo Headquarters. Read more »

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December 05, 2014

Emmitt Smith Rings Red Kettle Bells

This past Tuesday – the third annual “Giving Tuesday” – Cowboys legend and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith rang a Salvation Army Red Kettle bell at an Albertsons grocery store in Dallas as part of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ “Nine for 90” campaign. Read more »

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December 03, 2014

Emmitt Smith volunteers with United Way’s ‘Nine for 90’

Emmitt Smith joined grocery shoppers and other volunteers for United Way's December 'Nine for 90.' The team put together meals and delivered them to those in need.  Read more »

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December 03, 2014

Emmitt Smith answers the bell for United Way’s Giving Tuesday service project

Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith was once a reliable receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, but Tuesday was all about giving. Read more »

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December 02, 2014

Cowboys Legend Emmitt Smith Champions United Way ‘Nine for 90’ Event, Encouraging a Season of Giving

Hundreds of volunteers serve alongside Smith to meet community needs, marking United Way’s 90th anniversary Read more »

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November 24, 2014

United Way Announces New Class of GroundFloor Fellows

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is pleased to announce its newest group of GroundFloor Fellows. Read more »

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November 21, 2014

2014-2015 Dallas Morning News Charities drive begins

Karen Blumenthal on Thursday reached into an unlikely chapter in American history to make a point about community efforts to aid the needy. Read more »

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November 21, 2014

Chad Houser cooked up a café to give young offenders a second chance

At Café Momentum in Dallas former juvenile offenders learn valuable life skills. Read more »

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November 19, 2014

George and Laura Bush to be honorary co-chairs of big United Way gala

The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas has announced that former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush, will be the honorary co-chairs of the Unite Forever Gala. Read more »

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November 16, 2014

Dallas Cowboys legend supports Veterans Day event

Roger Staubach and other corporate leaders supported veterans’ needs on Veterans Day for United Way’s November’s “Nine for 90” event. Read more »

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November 14, 2014

CITI Foundation Awards Grant to United Way to Expand Successful Financial Capability Program

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November 12, 2014

Cowboys, Bank of America Team Up to Celebrate Veterans Day

On Tuesday the Cowboys teamed up with volunteers from Bank of America to celebrate Veterans Day at The Salvation Army’s Carr P. Collins Center in Dallas. Read more »

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November 12, 2014

President and Mrs. George W. Bush to Serve as Honorary Chairs of the “Unite Forever Gala”

President and Mrs. George W. Bush to serve as honorary chairs of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' "Unite Forever Gala". Event, starring Blake Shelton and Usher, to take place at AT&T Stadium on February 6 Read more »

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November 11, 2014

Roger Staubach Helps Veterans Get New Homes

Roger Staubach and the United Way gave away keys to new homes for veterans on Veterans Day. Read more »

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November 11, 2014

Marine receives housing incentive award from city of Garland, developer

Adam Saba may no longer be on active duty, but that doesn’t mean he has stopped serving others. Read more »

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November 11, 2014

Veterans get new homes in Garland as part of project organized by United Way

For three families with new North Texas addresses, home is where the heroes are. Read more »

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November 11, 2014

Veterans Helping Veterans: Celebrating those who balance commitments to company and country

“Our men and women are going overseas to do what the country asked them to do. It makes a really big difference for veterans if you let them know you care about them. It makes you feel good.” ~Roger Staubach, U.S. Navy veteran, legendary Dallas Cowboys quarterback and successful businessman Read more »

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November 07, 2014

Beal Bank Makes Major Computer Donation to Area Non-Profits

More than 300 computers donated in total, valued at more than $100,000 Read more »

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October 31, 2014

TI and the United Way take STEM outside of the classroom

Teachers constantly find themselves challenged to bring to life the concepts found in a textbook. TIers, with the help of a Dallas Cowboys Hall of Famer and volunteers from the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, recently helped teachers with that challenge in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Read more »

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