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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Love numbers? Check out our Independent Auditors' Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Dr. Selma D. Yznaga, Associate Professor at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, joined the Board of Directors on July 1, 2018. We wondered what motivated a busy university professor to volunteer for United Way of Southern Cameron County. What was your first contact with United Way? My first contact with United Way was as an elementary school teacher listening to a United Way Board Member...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
FamilyWize, Walgreens, and United Way Collaborate to Encourage Preventive Measures to Protect Against Influenza Flu vaccine vouchers donated by Walgreens and the Department of Health and Human Services provided at BISD “Know Your Community” Fair on September 13 from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. FamilyWize Community Service Partnership, together with Walgreens, the Department of Health and Human Services,...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Rick Villarreal, DDS, joined United Way of Southern Camreon County's Board of Directors on July 2, 2018 for a 3-year term. We had a few questions for Dr. Villarreal. What was your first contact with United Way? Were you a donor? A volunteer? Did your parents give? RV: My father would speak of United Way when he worked with Southwestern Bell. And, of course, I saw the iconic NFL/United Way...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
IBC Bank Vice President Frank Lopez joined the United Way of Southern Cameron County Board of Directors on July 1, 2018 for a three-year term. We talked with Frank recently about his motivation for serving United Way of Southern Cameron County. What was your first contact with United Way? Frank: "My first contact with United Way was in 1999. I was nineteen years old and attending college locally...
Monday, July 2, 2018
Great news! United Way of Southern Cameron County just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We chose to display quantitative metrics such as the nearly $5 million in Earned Income Credits brought back...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Kids don't come with instructions, but we can help. In partnership with our partners at Texas Education Agency and Start Smart Texas, we are pleased to offer free activities, games and resources for parents and caregivers of children under 5 sent right to your phone.Just click here to sign up or text RGVKIDS to 274448.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
UNITED WAY OF SOUTHERN CAMERON COUNTY EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR United Way of Southern Cameron County's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fourth time that United Way of Southern Cameron County has earned this top...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The All In Internship Program connects college students to paid learning opportunities with Brownsville area businesses. With funding from the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation, United Way of Southern Cameron County provides internship coordinators at Texas Southmost College and University of Texas RGV to help connect students in their final year of school with real life work experience...

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