If someone has something stuck in their teeth, do you tell them? Happy National #Awkward Moments Day! We're asking our social innovation accelerator competitors the most awkward questions to see how they'll react! Watch the video and learn more about them at the #linkinbio
CALLING EVERY #GIRLBOSS ! Are you looking to start a business, or make the one you already own more successful? Now through April 12 you can apply for a microgrant through the @stacys Rise Project! Learn more and apply today at the #linkinbio
It's International Women's Day! Help female entrepreneurs receive microgrants for their businesses by purchasing one of six limited edition bags of @stacys chips & an 8x10 print. Make your donation today at the #linkinbio #HelpWomenRise #UnitedWayDallas
We asked the 5 competing organizations to bring in a prop that best represents their brand. Here's what they had to say! #unitedwaydallas
Dr. Seuss Reading Day presented by @ey_global was awesome! We read to local kids in North Texas and had them participate in reading-themed challenges. Hundreds of volunteers came out, including @txinstruments employees, to help raise literacy awareness for local children.
There are $225,000 reasons to vote and change lives. Sign up to receive emails so you'll be the first to know when voting for the social innovation competition opens. #vote2changelives
“Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!” - Dr. Seuss We still need volunteers to read to kids for Dr. Seuss Reading Day on March 1! Sign up at the #linkinbio #UnitedWayDallas
"The more that you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!" - Dr Seuss Sign up today to read to North Texas students for Dr. Seuss Reading Day Presented by @EYnews on March 1! Find out more at the #linkinbio #unitedwaydallas
Grab a group and join us at the @rundallastx Corporate 5k on May 2! Proceeds benefit @unitedwaydallas and our mission to improve education, income and health in North Texas. Sign up at the #linkinbio ! #unitedwaydallas
“So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!” - Dr. Seuss 📚 Join us for Dr. Seuss Reading Day on March 1 and help inspire a life-long love of reading and learning in our community! Register to volunteer here #linkinbio #UnitedWayDallas
In April, five social innovators will be pitching to win at @unitedwaydallas social innovation competition! 🎤 Each of the 5 competitors will pitch their ideas, and then the judges and audience will cast votes ✅ for the organization best positioned to receive funding. #linkinbio
“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” - Dr. Seuss 🐱 🎩 Join us for Dr. Seuss Reading Day on March 1 and help inspire a life-long love of reading and learning in our community! #UnitedWayDallas Register to volunteer at the #linkinbio
These competitors are ready to pitch to win the Social Innovator of the Year Award. Find out who they are and how you can help us choose a winner by visiting the #linkinbio. #UnitedWayDallas
We're meeting with the @givingtuesday team to talk about how we can make 2019 our best year yet!💪 👏 Can you tell how excited we are? 🎉 #UnitedWayDallas #GivingTuesday
More than four thousand people in North Texas are homeless. Tonight, hundreds of volunteers will canvass the streets to count and talk to our homeless neighbors about their needs.
“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.” - Dr. Martin Luther King
When you invest in a child's future early on, they learn that college is possible! 🎒 Dollars for College 🎓 is a nonprofit-matched savings program that helps local kindergarten kids aspire to earn a degree. Learn more about the program and how you can help improve the future of kids in our community at the #linkinbio !!!
The start of a new year means tax season is right around the corner. Help North Texas families file their taxes for free this year, and maximize tax refunds to create a foundation for savings. Learn how you can get involved by visiting the #linkinbio
WANTED: 1500 volunteers for the upcoming 2019 Homeless Count Night! Grab a few friends and join us on January 24 between 7pm-Midnight. #LinkInBio #LetsDoGreat
How many of your New Year resolutions involve saving money or spending wisely? You don't have to tackle that beast alone. Check out the #linkinbio for tips on earning, saving, and building up your credit!
Looking for a way to volunteer in the new year? 🤔 Join Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance for the 2019 Homeless Count Night. It's going down on Thursday, January 24 between 7pm-Midnight. Register at the #LinkInBio
HOPE is the greatest gift of all. And this year, you helped HOPE find a home in your community. Give the gift of hope this holiday season so 2019 can be the best year yet! http://bit.ly/2UzwSRy #LetsDoGreat
Back-to-school shopping has been a struggle for June, but thanks to a @unitedwaydallas program, low-income families have one less thing to worry about throughout the year. Give the gift of hope to families like June's this holiday season by visiting the #linkinbio ! #LetsDoGreat
Reunited and it feels so good! When a drug addiction cost Angel custody of her 3-year-old son, she was determined to make a change. She completed a @unitedwaydallas funded rehab program, found a job and has regained custody of her son. Give the gift of hope to families like Angel's this holiday season. #LinkInBio #LetsDoGreat
One day can make a world of difference! Thank you to the 1500 @pepsico @fritolay employees who volunteered yesterday at more than 20 different North Texas locations for Day of Caring! We are grateful for their work at schools, daycares, shelters, farms, and other charities/organizations. #LetsDoGreat
Hey, Texans! Today is the first day of Early Voting. Skip the lines on Election Day and cast your vote early! #GoBigGoVote #EarlyVoting
#bigBANGtx is all the buzz! We're only six days away from the conference with @svpdallas and we're pumped for all the great conversations around social innovation! Head over to their page to find out more!
Tailgate to Do Great presented by @mrcooperhomeloans was a huge success! Volunteers helped create a health-conscious environment to motivate students to live healthy, active lives. We also partnered with @txuenergy and @txinstruments to paint and decorate areas all around the school. Here's the finished project! #LetsDoGreat
We're excited to co-produce the bigBANG! conference with @svpdallas on October 24-26. If discussing innovative solutions for positive change in our city is your thing, be sure to reserve your spot at the conference! #bigBANGtx
Our Tailgate to Do Great event is kicking off with a bang! The volunteers are suited up and ready to beautify O W Holmes Middle School. Follow along with us today as we team up with @mrcooperhomeloans , @txuenergy , and @txinstruments to paint, remodel, and organize different areas of the school. #LetsDoGreat
Amazing things happen with collaboration! We're so excited that in Better Together Fund's first year, 42 grants worth $1.5M+ were awarded to 32 unique collaborations - including @mptxorg and @launchability. Since they merged eight months ago, they placed more people with disabilities in competitive employment, offered job training to more students, and provided more site employment assistance than they did in all of 2017! We're so excited to sponsor this impactful program! 📷: My Possibilities Texas
Flashback Friday to a day of fun for the kids who need it most. Every year, @rainbowdaysinc hosts a back to school bash for homeless youth to equip them with the clothes and school supplies they need to be successful. #LetsDoGreat
"Look at me now, just living! I'm happy!" What a difference a year has made for Hurricane Harvey survivor Nakeia Boyd, who has built a new life in North Texas. #LetsDoGreat
A new school year means new classes, new friends and possibly even new after-school activities. Our partners at YMCA Dallas have compiled a list of helpful tips to ensure that your child is back-to-school ready, both in the classroom and on the sports field. #LetsDoGreat
Over the summer, many students forget some of what they learned the prior school year. It's called the "summer slide." Check out how @dallas_afterschool, along with several community partners, is tackling this issue with amazing results!
We are proud to be a recipient of @Starbucks' "Opportunity for All" grant, which will provide pathways to employment for opportunity youth and programs that prepare youth for life beyond high school. #extrashotofgood
Since 2013, the United Way GroundFloor program has invested in local organizations committed to solving our community’s most pressing social problems. GroundFloor Fellow @studentsuccessagency takes a unique and innovative approach to college mentoring for high school students. #letsdogreat
Preparing North Texas students for lifelong success is just one of the ways we treat 360 degrees of need in North Texas. Here are a few quick tips to help students prepare for the upcoming year.
If we want to ensure North Texas students graduate prepared to succeed in college or career, then we have to make sure they walk into classrooms prepared to learn. That’s why United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, in partnership with @MrCooperHomeLoans, is helping North Texas families in need save money by handing out FREE school supplies at the O.W. Holmes Humanities and Communications Academy!