Media Clips

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August 1, 2022: Soaring energy costs put pressure on nonprofits to deliver help

July 13, 2022: Houston nonprofit upgrades social, financial services with new tech tool

June 14, 2022: 'It is very alarming' | Texas sees increase in first-time callers needing help paying mortgage, utilities as prices continue to rise across U.S.

June 10, 2022: Opinion: Too many Houston area families are struggling financially. United Way is stepping up

May 19, 2022: Broadening the network: Most nonprofit boards lack diversity, and leaders say that's a real problem

May 2, 2022: United Way of Greater Houston board elects a Memorial resident as its new chair

February 24, 2022: Not landing that job? It might be your credit score holding you back

September 23, 2021: Year of chaos leaves nonprofit sector exhausted - and grateful

September 22, 2021: United Way of Greater Houston Invests $116,000 in the Montgomery County Food Bank to Support Area Residents Affected by Winter Storm

February 20, 2021: Here's how you can help Texans in need

February 19, 2021: Renters' rights and aid for repairs from burst pipes

December 31, 2020: Opinion: If ever there was a time to help Houston’s nonprofits, it’s now

December 28, 2020: United Way of Greater Houston hires new chief fundraiser

November 30, 2020: How to ‘give smart’ this Giving Tuesday

June 1, 2020: Amanda McMillian takes helm at United Way of Greater Houston at dire time

May 19, 2020: Greater Houston COVID-19 recovery fund up to $14.4 million

May 10, 2020: Newsmakers: United Way of Greater Houston welcomes new President and CEO Amanda McMillian

May 5, 2020: New United Way Houston CEO sought mission-oriented role after time at Anadarko, law firm

April 29, 2020: United Way of Greater Houston names former Anadarko exec as new CEO, president

April 29, 2020: United Way’s Greater Houston raises $11.6 million, announces second $1 million matching-grant

April 26, 2020: Houston nonprofits 'getting hit hard' with immense need, declining revenue

April 22, 2020: United Way of Greater Houston Board of Trustees Elects H-E-B Executive Armando Perez as Chair

April 15, 2020: Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund continues to grow, makes first investment in 30 local nonprofits

April 3, 2020: United Way, Greater Houston Community Foundation join forces to fund recovery assistance for Houston [OpEd by Tony Chase and Jamey Rootes]

March 26, 2020: Hidalgo endorses COVID-19 recovery fund for residents hurt by pandemic

March 26, 2020: With $1 million starting gift from Houston Endowment, new COVID-19 recovery fund looks to address critical needs

March 26, 2020: New fund helps Houstonians in critical need during coronavirus crisis

March 26, 2020: Existe ayuda para las personas que han perdido su empleo durante la crisis del coronavirus

January 13, 2020: HBJ's Money Monday: Rich and Nancy Kinder give United Way of Greater Houston $1 million​

January 4, 2020: United Way seeks funding changes: Nonprofit invest in 18 agencies, 38 programs in Montgomery County; plan's local impact remains unclear

December 15, 2019: Letters: United Way supporters have their say on strategy shift

December 15, 2019: OpEd by Anna M. Babin: Dire need demands new United Way strategy

December 10, 2019: Outgoing United Way of Greater Houston CEO guides organization through change before retirement

September 21, 2019: Chaos of Harvey taught nonprofits how best to help

July 8, 2019: United Way of Greater Houston kicks off socks, underwear drive for kids in need

Montgomery County's United Way unveils THRIVE Center

OpEd: Report debunks myths about poverty by Anna M. Babin and Jamey Rootes

Moms in need get help from United Way at ‘Women Who Rock’ luncheon

United Way report sheds light on poverty in Montgomery County

Study: Over 40% Of Harris County Households Struggle To Afford Basic Needs​

Working Texans struggle to get by, United Way study finds​

Income disparities persist in Texas despite overall economic prosperity​

Workforce Development Programs Making a Difference: United Way THRIVE Women in Construction

Family to celebrate holidays at home for first time since Hurricane Harvey

Fed Chairman Seeks to Reassure Those Left Behind by Roaring Economy

Houston Stronger: Impact of United Way

One year later, some Harvey victims just starting to get help

Rossen to the Rescue: How volunteers are rebuilding Houston 1 year after Hurricane Harvey

Montgomery County region seeking federal funds for Harvey relief 

Checking In On Harvey Recovery Nine Months After The Storm

Mega Gifts Boost Giving Past $410 Billion

TDIndustries partnered with the United Way to find and train women for a career in construction

United Way adds new members to board of trustees

United Way Shifts to Long-Term Hurricane Harvey Recovery [OpEd]

7 things to know about United Way’s (free!) tax centers

United Way’s 2-1-1 Helpline Hits 1 Million Call Record

Q&A: Local United Way leader points to hidden Harvey damage

Comcast Newsmakers: Safety Net for the Houston Community

CNN Money: With Harvey behind it, Houston still has a long way to go

KHOU: United Way Helping Houston Rebuild

United Way of Greater Houston CEO: 'This is a disaster of epic proportions'

Mathletes learn how to break down the numbers behind baseball

Babin, DiNardo: State should not loosen payday lender regulations

Stronger together: Merger increases United Way's reach, services

See who attended the Houston Business Journal's nonprofit panel

Students Sharpen Math Skills In Nontraditional Summer Classroom

Taking a look at how 2-1-1 can help your family in times of need 

United Way of Greater Houston allocates $100K for Mont Co long-term flood recovery assistance

How A Nonprofit Is Using Video Games To Strengthen Students’ Writing Skills

Montgomery County United Way merger moves forward, decision expected to boost local dollars

United Way groups say merger will let them help more people in need

United Way of Greater Houston’s 4th Annual Reading Rally

Kujawa Elementary School, United Way Continue Literacy Partnership

One of Houston's largest women-focused organizations kicks off campaign

Students enjoy hot dogs with a side of literacy at inaugural ‘Book-Nic’

United Way buys building in Stafford

Barrios CEO honored by United Way for volunteer service

Lawmakers Lend an Ear to Concerns Over Payday Loans

Study: Homeownership Can Help Close The Racial Wealth Gap Across Greater Houston

UNITED WAY: Putting hope on the line with 2-1-1

With oil industry woes, Houston charities relying on individuals and diversified donor base

The philanthropy bug bites Millennials

Houston's pro teams share athletes' passion for charitable projects

Book power: You and United Way can change Houston kids’ lives by fueling reading clubs

United Way donation

2-1-1 equals help: United Way HELPLINE brings hope and expert assistance to Texans in need

Sugar Land resident makes a difference through 211, United Way

Comcast Newsmakers: Anna M. Babin

Nonprofit offers free advice on how to rescue finances

It Looks Like a Birdhouse, But It’s a ‘Tiny Library’

United Way young professionals group provides a crucial LINC to a better Houston

Volunteers build "tiny libraries"

Young professionals go wild making tiny lending libraries: Creative miniature houses to help kids

Children Attend Kindergarten Boot Camp To Prepare For School

Students become the teachers

Houston Defender - Keeping Kids Sharp

Kids Help Their Peers Improve Reading Skills

Too Many Families Living On The Edge

Nonprofits Could Do More

United Way Empowers At Risk Kids

United Way Free Tax Prep for Fort Bend Families

United Way Helps Low Income Families THRIVE

United Way Offers Free Tax Prep

Partnership Aims to Clear Up Confusion About Healthcare Taxes

United Way Reading Rally Challenges Kids

Parker Pushes Tougher Paydayloan Rules

Parker Propose Regulations for Paydaylending

Brown Encourages Kids to Read

Brown Helps Kids Tackle Reading

Helping Kids Read Helps Them Succeed

Letter Plugging the Prison Pipeline

Trio Force for Common Good

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