Partner Agencies

Education - Learn Well

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lonestar
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $40,000
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of North Texas matches adult role models with a child in an at-risk situation. The volunteer gives his or her time to provide support, guidance, friendship and fun.
www.bbbstx.org

Boy Scouts of America - Longhorn Council
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $1,000
The Boy Scouts of America- Longhorn council provide outdoor adventure and camping programs that develops character and gives citizenship training for youth ages 6- 18.
www.longhorncouncil.org

Communities In Schools of North Texas
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $90,000
Communities In Schools of North Texas provides dropout prevention services to at-risk students in schools across Denton County. These services help students pass their classes, promote to the next grade and graduate.
www.cisnt.org

Denton Christian Preschool
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $45,000
Denton Christian Preschool provides developmentally appropriate early education to educationally at-risk children ages 3 and 4. They serve children of diverse backgrounds and offer rides to and from school, nutritious snack and lunch each day, medical and diagnostic screenings and parent education.
www.dentoncps.org

Denton City County Day School
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $25,000
Denton City County Day School is a child development program for low income families for children ages 2 to 5 years old.
www.dccds.org

Fred Moore Day Nursery School, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $96,000
Fred Moore Day Nursery School provides children with the educational and social skills needed to thrive in a public school setting. Their services include curriculum that allows children to learn while they play, guidance and understanding focusing on the child’s need, and three nutritious meals.
www.fredmooredaynursery.com

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $15,000
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas helps girls build character and skills needed to be a success in the real world.
www.gsnetx.org

Reading & Radio Resource
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $3,000
Reading and Radio Resource provides recorded books and radio programming for individuals who are unable to read printed material due to vision loss or other impairment.
www.readingresource.org

 

Income - Earn Well

The Arc of Denton County
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $4,000
The Arc of Denton County provides program services in education, advocacy, family support and recreation for adults and children with disabilities.
www.arcofdentoncounty.org

Giving HOPE, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $98,000
HOPE, Inc. provides transitional housing and life skill assistance through a case management approach, life skills and budget assistance, community referral, financial assistance with rent or mortgage for up to one month, and housing counseling for those facing eviction or foreclosure.
www.hopeincdenton.com

Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $105,000
Interfaith Ministries of Denton provides assistance with rent, utilities, prescriptions and medical supplies, adult and child eye exams and eye glasses, transportation, school supplies for children and assistance with obtaining vital records.
www.ifmdenton.org

Pilot Point Goodfellows
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $15,000
Pilot Point Goodfellows provides assistance with food, clothing, prescriptions and utilities.
www.theshepherdsstorehouse.org

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $13,000
The Retired and Senior Volunteer program is a program where adults 55 and over address community needs by volunteering at non- profit agencies, governmental entities and health care facilities.
www.rsvpserves.org

 

Health - Live Well

Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $25,000
Children’s Advocacy Center provides forensic interviews of child abuse victims, assistance with filing Crime Victim Compensation Claims, referrals to other agencies, extended assessments for law enforcement cases, court preparation and court accompaniment, and a counseling program.
www.cacdc.org

CASA of Denton County, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $30,000
Volunteer court-appointed special advocates work one-on-one with children who have been removed from their homes by Child Protective Services. These advocates act as investigator, representative, case monitor, mediator and as a broker of information and resources for the child they are representing.
www.casadenton.org

Denton County Friends of the Family
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $30,000
Denton County Friends of the Family provides a safe shelter for individuals who are victims of relationship violence, a crisis line, relationship violence recovery, sexual assault recovery services, child and adolescent programs, family services and programs in community education, violence intervention and prevention, and an outreach advocacy thrift store.
www.dcfof.org

Health Services of North Texas, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $48,000
Health Services of North Texas improves the quality of life of underserved North Texans through medical care, support services and advocacy. Services include counseling support groups, food pantry, transportation, assistance with rent, utilities, prescription and health insurance, client advocacy, case management and buddy/companion services.
www.healthntx.org

Special Abilities of North Texas
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $48,000
Special Abilities of North Texas provides high quality care, training, and support to adults with special needs, giving them opportunities to succeed in life, family, and the community, while offering respite to their caregivers.
www.specialabilities.net

SPAN, Inc.
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $50,000
Special Programs for Aging Needs provides meals on wheels, transportation, family caregiver support, emergency response program and benefits counseling.
www.span-transit.org/v2/index.html

SW Diabetic Foundation- Camp Sweeney
United Way of Denton County Grant, 2014-2015: $19,000
The Southwestern Diabetic Foundation provides a camp atmosphere to help boys and girls ages 6 to 18 learn how to manage their diabetes to alleviate short term and long term complications.
www.campsweeney.org

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