In Houston, we do something about it. For almost 90 years, United Way has lifted the spirits and raised the standards of life in our community. We are the leader and trusted partner in a city that cares. We're the place where hope starts and good never fails. We are the hands that touch, the resources that deliver and the driving force that holds our community together.
United Way is always there, throughout the circle of our lives, reaching one out of every two people in our community. We achieve impact by focusing on:
United Way touches one of every two lives in our community trough our strong focus on: developing children and youth to their full potential, strengthening families and neighborhoods, sustaining senior independence and supporting people rebuilding their lives.
And at the heart of this work is United Way's effort to help families gain greater financial stability through United Way THRIVE.
ANSWERING THE CALL IN A VERY BIG WAY
Open 24/7, 365 days a year, the 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is staffed by trained call center specialists who speak a variety of languages and find real answers for callers as they work the most comprehensive database of social service in the state.
* The 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE is not only one of the state's most powerful resources, it's the largest of its kind in the country, answering more than 802,000 calls for help in 2010
* Call specialists have comprehensive knowledge in areas such as basic needs, physical and mental health, work support, child care, counseling and disaster recovery, to name a few.
* If you know someone who needs help, please have them call 2-1-1.
While each of us helps individually, the real magic happens when we all come together. For more information, visit www.unitedwayhouston.org.
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