A family should be a safe zone, a place one goes to find support in times of crisis. But many Denton County families are unable to satisfy basic needs, let alone weather emergencies. With supportive services, individual and group coaching, and connections to resources around the community, United Way of Denton County helps families develop resiliency and resources to improve their lives.
THROUGH COMMUNITY INVESTMENTS AND COLLABORATIVE PROGRAMS, WE
- Improve access to career training to help working families increase earning potential
- Help low to moderate income families with free tax preparation and school supplies
- Promote access to education and lifelong learning
- Organize local food drives to help combat food insecurity
EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION
To engage and empower parents, families, professionals, and communities to provide enriched environments for all children birth - 8 years through: Advocacy, Resources, and Comprehensive Services.
BACK TO SCHOOL
Economically disadvantaged students in local school districts face many barriers to success and graduation, including access to basic school supplies. Each year, United Way of Denton County joins local school districts, businesses, and a network of nonprofits to conduct school supply drives and back to school fairs to ensure every student starts the year ready to learn.
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM
Children need nutritious meals to learn, grow and thrive. The Summer Food Service Program from the Texas Department of Agriculture ensures kids have no cost, healthy meals this summer so they can have a confident and vibrant start to the school year.
OTHER CHILDREN & FAMILY PROGRAMS