When you join the United Way of Denton County team by giving, you are supporting a powerful movement to advance the common good right here at home. Your contribution improves lives by: helping children, youth and adults achieve their potential through education; helping families become financially stable and independent; improving people's health, and much more. Every gift is important. Contributions large and small combine to bolster the health of our community and change the lives of those who walk by us every day. Working together, we can accomplish things that no organization, no individual and no government can accomplish on its own. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.
There are many ways you can contribute financially to the life changing work of United Way of Denton County. For more information, contact Jodi Ramon, Resource Development Director or Gary Henderson, President & CEO at 940-566-5851.
Our campaign video, produced, filmed and edited by local volunteers, is a brief look into why your donation matters. Sometimes, text is inadequate for communicating the challenges that face our neighbors in need; sometimes it cannot do justice to the hard work being done by non-profit staff, donors and volunteers to improve lives in our community. In three minutes, let us explain why giving to United Way of Denton County is so important, and why we hope you will join us as we LIVE UNITED.
United Way of Denton County workplace campaigns are conducted each year across our community at companies and organizations of all sizes and across every sector of the economy. Each workplace campaign generates much needed financial support that allows us to improve lives for those in need in Denton County.
In addition to its own annual charitable campaign, United Way of Denton County runs the Texas State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) across Cooke, Denton, Fannin, Grayson and Montague counties. Every year from September 1st to October 31st, with the management and oversight of a Local Employee Committee, United Way of Denton County staff help state employees donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to charities.
A good leader sets an example for others to follow, and our Leadership Givers inspire our community to greatness through their generosity.
Each year, outstanding community leaders from various professions help guide and direct your United Way of Denton County annual fundraising campaign. Each campaign division is led by a cabinet member who assists in the planning and execution of this extensive effort. Led by Campaign Chair Lyle Dresher and Pacesetter Chair Brandon McCleskey, 2014's Campaign Cabinet will be hard at work raising the much needed funds to serve your community.
United Way of Denton County is proud to present our DINE UNITED cards, a social enterprise put together and run by our valuable Leader on Loan volunteers. Using these dining cards at your local restaurants saves you money, improves the local economy, and gives to your United Way of Denton County, all at the same time!