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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: United Way of Denton County Board of directors approve grants and collective impact initiatives aimed at critical county needs. DENTON, TX (April 7, 2016) – More than 10,000 donors helped those in need in Denton County by supporting critical issues ranging from abused women, neglected children, at-risk youth, homelessness, people in crisis, veterans in need, early childhood intervention, and people struggling to access mental health services. Their donations underwrite a...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENTON, TX (April 4, 2016) – The board of directors for United Way of Denton County approved 6 new board members at their March 31, 2016 meeting: Josh Ashford, Commercial Insurance Broker, Consolidated Insurance Sarah Barber, Design Engineer, Peterbilt Motors Company Jaime Carlin, Marketing Communications Consultant Micah Pazoureck, President, Low Voltage Solutions Patricia Sherman, Vice President of Business Development, DATCU Debbie Smatresk, Community Volunteer “We...
As published in The Leader, March 30, 2016 United Way of Denton County is receiving applications for the 2016 Leader on Loan program. Businesses and organizations across Denton County are encouraged to loan one of their talented staff members to United Way of Denton County two days a month from April to October to help raise much needed financial support in 2016. In addition to helping raise funds, Leader on Loan participants develop a deeper understanding of the needs across our community,...
As published in the North Texas Daily on March 3, 2016 Article by Jynn Schubert, @JynnWasHere The City of Denton and the United Way of Denton County joined forces to hire a new community impact coordinator last month to organize community groups aimed at helping the homeless population. Denton County resident Courtney Cross joined the United Way of Denton County in February to increase community participation against homelessness in Denton. Both the United Way and Denton jointly fund the new...
UNT student expresses approval after United Way of Denton County volunteer completes his tax return. Efforts of United Way of Denton County volunteers help over 500 households so far this tax season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENTON, TX (Feb. 25, 2016) – One third of the way through the 2016 tax season, United Way of Denton County volunteers have prepared more than 500 tax returns, resulting in more than $1 million in federal income tax refunds for low and moderately-low income taxpayers in Denton...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE United Way of Denton County and City of Denton partner to fund homelessness initiative DENTON, TX (Feb. 5, 2016) – United Way of Denton County announced today that Courtney Cross is joining the Denton County based non-profit to lead collective impact initiatives focused on homelessness as a result of a citizens task force report to the Denton City Council in December. Ms. Cross will be responsible for supporting a collaborative team focused on the development and...
Photo Caption: Robert, a free tax help volunteer, prepares a taxpayer’s federal income tax return at Denton Public Library North Branch United Way of Denton County volunteers ready to prepare taxes for households earning up to $53,000 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENTON, TX (Feb. 1, 2016) - United Way of Denton County volunteers are ready to file taxes for qualifying households at nine locations across Denton County. Households who earn up to $53,000 qualify for free tax preparation by United Way of...
As published by Peterbilt Motors Company, Jan. 26, 2016 DENTON, Texas (January 26, 2016) – Peterbilt recently presented the United Way of Denton County with a donation of $487,579 – a 15 percent increase over last year and a new all-time record. The donation includes employee payroll contributions, a corporate pledge and money collected during a weeklong series of fundraising activities. Peterbilt and its employees have donated more than $4 million during the past 10 years to United Way of...
Left to Right: Dr. Bettye Myers, Stan Morton, Gregory J. Sawko, Congressman Michael C. Burgess, Gary Henderson $2.3 million raised to date for United Way of Denton County collective impact and partner agencies DENTON, TX (Jan. 20, 2016) – United Way of Denton County Board Chair Greg Sawko announced that as of Jan. 16, 2016, the organization’s annual fundraising campaign had already raised $2.3 million with more donations yet to arrive later this month from donors working outside of Denton...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENTON, TX (Dec. 14, 2015) – United Way of Denton County announced today that Stan Morton, President of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton and United Way of Denton County Lifetime Member, will receive the Dr. Bettye Myers Humanitarian Award from United Way of Denton County at the non-profit organization’s annual celebration “United TRIBUTE” on January 16, 2016. Previous United Way of Denton County Humanitarian awardees include Dr. Bettye Myers and Janet & Joe...

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