Our 2020 Class of Social Innovators are tackling community problems with new solutions in the areas of education, income and health! Thanks to a $250,000 grant from @accenture , together we will be able to improve the lives of North Texans. Learn more at the #linkinbio
Meet our 2020 Class of Social Innovators! We're excited to work with each of them this year, and just as excited to have Accenture further their commitment to our Social Innovation Accelerator. Learn more at the #linkinbio Not tagged - The Home Visit Project, Kids-U, and EdCor.
United Way Dallas wants to wish a Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there! Through our H.O.P.E.S program, we've seen lots of fathers create home environments in which young children can thrive. Thanks, dads!
Today is our Summer Meals Kickoff Presented by @mrcooperhomeloans where kids are spending less time worrying about food and more time playing with their friends and Tony the Tiger! Thanks to sponsors like @kelloggsfrostedflakes , @equal_heart and @jubileeparkdallas, kids can visit meals sites all summer for a nutritious meal and fun activities. Find the location closest to you at the #linkinbio #betterdays
Our Future Focus Camp 2019 is underway thanks to the @dallasregionalchamber! Over the next two weeks, these students will get a better feel for those post-college vibes with college tours, corporate site visits, volunteering and more! Make sure to check out our stories to keep up with all they're doing. #FutureFocusCamp
Runoff elections are today! Have you cast your vote? Find your local polling location at the #linkinbio
It's awards season at @unitedwaydallas and we're excited to acknowledge the amazing organizations and people that are strengthening the building blocks all North Texans need to thrive - education, income and health! #unitedwayawards
Last year, over 55,000 kids participated daily at North Texas summer meals locations, and this year we’re hoping to reach even more. Tag your friends and share this post, so more kids in North Texas can spend less time worrying about their next meal! #linkinbio
Too many hungry seniors are eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits but are not enrolled in the program because the application is too daunting. Take action by visiting the #linkinbio
Protect our children! Let’s strengthen childcare standards to reduce injury and abuse in our daycares. Take action by visiting the #linkinbio
#MayThe4thBeWithYou ✅ Today's the day! If you haven't already, go out and VOTE! #GoBigGoVote
When you vote, you have a say in critical public policies that directly impact education, income and health—the building blocks of opportunity in North Texas. On May 4, #KnowBeforeYouGo by creating a personalized ballot at the #linkinbio #GoBigGoVote
Want to create a personalized ballot before you go to your polling place next week? #KnowBeforeYouGo on May 4 and help address challenges in our community that are important to you. Create your ballot at the #linkinbio #GoBigGoVote
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