PRESS RELEASES & NEWS STORIES

Stay up to date with United Way with our most recent press releases and news stories!

 

If you aren’t finding the information you are looking for below, please contact Kat Gammon at 979-696-4483 x. 107 or kgammon@uwbv.org.

2021 In the News

07/01 – Baby Bundles Program Provides Every Brazos Valley Newborn with Their First Book (KBTX)

06/21 – Local Organizations Working to Protect the Homeless From the Summer Heat (KXXV)

06/17 – As Eviction Moratorium Nears Its End, Nonprofits Offer Help (KXXV)

06/04 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Reaches $1.5 Million Fundraising Goal (KBTX)

05/14 – United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet donates $12,000 to 18 nonprofits in Brazos (KXXV)

05/14 – United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet Grants $12,000 to 18 Local Nonprofits (Insite Brazos Valley)

04/22 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Pushing for More Donations for Fundraising Campaign (KBTX)

03/25 – Bryan High Students Help Lester Banks Win United Way pizza Contest & Fundraiser (KBTX)

03/22 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Helping with Vaccine Efforts (KAGS)

03/05 – Celebrating United Way Reading Day 2021 Virtually (Insite Brazos Valley)

03/05 – Building Connections: United Way of the Brazos Valley Links Residents with Services (Insite Brazos Valley)

02/26 – United Way Ready to Support Community Impacted by Winter Storm (KAGS)

*Because of the strong relationship between United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and their local ABC Affiliate, their parent company (TEGNA Broadcasting) reached out to support Texas United Ways in all 11 of their Texas stations’ viewing areas (including KAGS and the Brazos Valley), specifically to support each United Way’s community recovery from the winter weather crisis. United Way of the Brazos Valley does not solicit donations door-to-door.

02/23 – United Way Opens Call Center for Covid-19 Waitlist Assistance (KBTX)

02/15 – Frontline Organizations Face Challenges During Winter Weather (KBTX)

02/13 – Local Vaccine Hub Receives 3,000 Doses for Next Week (The Eagle)

02/10 – Answering the Call: 2-1-1 Texas Assists a Community in Crisis (Insite Brazos Valley)

02/08 – United Way invites volunteers to read favorite books to area school children (KXXV)

02/05 – Local Organizations Working to Improve Vaccine Accessibility in the Brazos Valley (KBTX)

01/31 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Youth Leadership Cabinet Hosts Garage Sale to Raise Money for Nonprofits (KBTX)

01/17 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Taking Grant Applications (The Eagle)

01/12 – Applications Open for United Way’s Community Impact Grants (KAGS)

2020 Press Releases

12/18 – Emergency Food And Shelter Grant Application Public Notice

08/03 – United Way of the Brazos Valley and Luminant Partner to Distribute 4,000 Free Facemasks During Drive-Thru Distribution Event

07/13 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Distribute 14,000 Free Facemasks During Drive-Thru Distribution Event

07/08 – United Way to Host Free Community Scavenger Hunt

06/30 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Distribute 14,000 Free Facemasks During Drive-Thru Distribution Event

06/10 – United Ways Ask Families Across Texas to Complete Important Survey to Assess Economic Impact of COVID-19

06/01 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase III Round II Award Recipients Announced

05/12 – Local COVID-19 Relief Fund Grants Over $1 Million to Brazos Valley Nonprofits and Small Businesses

05/01 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase II Round II Award Recipients Announced

04/17 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase II Round I Award Recipients Announced

04/10 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase I Round II Award Recipients Announced

04/03 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase I Award Recipients Announced

03/31 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Phase I Award Announcements and Phase II Application Dates

03/20 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Launched by Local Organizations

03/02 – Oh the Places You’ll Go! United Way Reading Day

02/20 – Shake, Rattle N’ Serve With the Youth Leadership Cabinet at United We Serve on Feb. 27

02/05 – Help is Only a Call Away Celebrate 2-1-1 Day on Feb. 11

2020 In the News

12/28 – Spotlight: The United Way of the Brazos Valley (KAGS)

12/25 – Year in Review: How Nonprofits Adapted to Serve and Fund-raise in a Changing World (KBTX)

12/08 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Distribute over 4,000 Free Face Masks During Drive-thru Distribution Event (Insite Brazos Valley)

12/04 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Hosting Free Face Mask Drive-thru (KBTX)

11/13 – City of Bryan Employees Serve Up Tasty Burgers at Annual Fundraiser (KBTX)

08/26 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Kicks Off Annual Fundraiser (KBTX)

08/12 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Holds Annual Day of Action (KBTX)

08/03 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Distribute 4,000 Free Face Masks in Franklin (KTBX)

08/03 – United Way of the Brazos Valley and Luminant Partner to Distribute 4,000 Free Face Masks During Drive-thru Distribution Event (Insite Brazos Valley)

07/27 – Brazos Valley 2-1-1 Line Sees Record Call Numbers, Help Not Slowing Down (KAGS)

07/14 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Offers Scavenger Hunt (The Eagle)

07/14 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Distribute 11,000 Free Face Masks During Drive-thru Distribution Event (Insite Brazos Valley)

07/13 – Free Mask Distribution Hosted by United Way of the Brazos Valley (KAGS)

07/02 – 14,000 Free Facemasks Handed Out by United Way of the Brazos Valley (KBTX)

07/01 – Thousands of Facemasks Distributed at Free Event (The Eagle)

06/30 – United Way of the Brazos Valley to Hand Out 14,000 Free Facemasks (KBTX)

05/19 – Texas A&M Auctions Car for $42,000 in Charitable Effort (The Eagle)

05/19 – Texas A&M Athletics, United Way Auction Vehicle for $42,000 (KBTX)

05/18 – United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet Gives More Than $12K in Grants to Local Non-profits (KBTX)

05/13 – Down Syndrome Association of BV Gets Help from COVID-19 Relief Fund (KBTX)

05/12 – Local COVID-19 Relief Fund Surpasses $1 Million in Grants (KBTX)

05/08 – Texas A&M Athletics Supports Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Car Auction (KBTX)

05/02 – With Sales Down 50%, Local Auto Shop Says COVID-19 Relief Grant Is Crucial (KBTX)

05/01 – United Way Awards $137k in COVID-19 Relief Funds to Area Non-profit, Businesses (KBTX)

04/22 – COVID-19 Community Relief Drive (KBTX)

04/21 – Local Beverage Distributor Donates $10k to Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (KBTX)

04/12 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund Announces Latest Recipients (The Eagle)

04/10 – Salvation Army of Bryan-College Station’s Funding For Rent Assistance Runs Low (The Eagle)

04/10 – Second Round of Community Relief Fund Recipients Announced (KBTX)

04/05 – More Than $210,000 Distributed by Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (The Eagle)

04/03 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Announces First Recipients of Relief Fund (KBTX)

04/02 – Do You Have Questions or Want to Report a Violation? Here’s Who to Call (KBTX)

04/01 – Community Relief Fund to Announce Grant Recipients (Burleson County Tribune)

04/01 – Aggieland Gives Back in the Face of Imminent Need (The Battalion)

03/31 – Bryan City Council Approves Grant to Boost Relief Fund (The Eagle)

03/30 – BCS Leaders Working to Provide Funds to Small Business Owners (KBTX)

03/26 – Community Relief Fund to Support Businesses, Nonprofits During Pandemic (The Eagle)

03/26 – Local Non-profit Launches Relief Fund to Help Community During COVID-19 (KAGS)

03/24 – How You Can Help the Brazos Valley Community Relief Fund (KBTX)

03/20 – Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund (KBTX)

03/20 – Pandemic Puts Pressure on Brazos Valley Charities (The Eagle)

03/16 – Brazos Valley Workers Struggle Amid COVID-19 Closures (KBTX)

03/03 – United Way, Schools Celebrate Reading on Seuss’ Birthday (The Eagle)

02/27 – United Way Holds Fundraiser at DoubleDaves with Local Celebrities (KBTX)

02/27 – Local Organization Aims to United Nonprofits to Improve Quality of Life for Residents (The Battalion)

02/17 – Youth Leadership Cabinet Students Interviewed by Bill Oliver About United We Serve (WTAW)

02/11 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Celebrates National 2-1-1 Day (KBTX)

02/11 – United Way of the Brazos Valley Reminds Locals of Help Line on 2-1-1 Day (KAGS)

02/09 – Celebrating 2-1-1 Day (The Battalion)

 

United Way of the Brazos Valley fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in the Brazos Valley.