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Volunteers packing emergency preparedness kits for local families.

Honoring The Memory of 9/11

United Way honored the 20th anniversary of 9/11 by engaging more than 185 volunteers at the Salvation Army, building 1,200 Family Emergency Preparedness Starter Kits for local families in support of…

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When Someone's Life is on the Line

There are an average of 123 suicides each day in this country. It’s the tenth leading cause of death in America — second leading for ages 25-34, and third leading for ages 15-241. People have become…

House on Fire

When the Unthinkable Happens

At any given moment, a person can experience job loss, hunger, rising rent, utility bills, fire, hurricane or a pandemic. When individuals or families need help or experience a life event, disaster…

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Write Start Project Supplies Right Start

The United Way Write Start Project is a back-to-school initiative targeting those who make a difference in the lives of our children, the individuals who spend their days ensuring that students…

Texas Cavaliers and volunteers at the Kids Festival.

2021 Kids Festival Provides Drive-up Fun

The 2021 United Way Kids Festival, an official Fiesta event held on June 26, had all the fun activities, VIP visits, community service representatives, and most importantly, families as any…

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Living United to Improve Education in Bexar County

Every day, people in Bexar County struggle with education problems that may seem impossible to solve. Children starting school without the skills necessary to succeed. Kids who can barely…

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