Tag: United Way

Now is the time: Free flu shot vouchers won’t last long

It’s different this year due to the pandemic, but free flu shot vouchers are still available through a partnership between United Way of Southern...

Big Give goes virtual; Awareness campaign starts this month

The Big Give Brownsville 2020 fundraising campaign, originally scheduled to take place in May, was interrupted by the pandemic, though now it’s back in...

United Against Hunger mass distributions set to continue until the end of the year

Since April 24, every Friday hundreds of cars line up since early hours in the morning to receive a bag of groceries and fresh...

Getting it done: ‘Get Shift Done’ is success in RGV

Yvette Jimenez was nearing graduation from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacagdoches when the pandemic struck, causing the loss of her university job...

Food distributions by United Way continue to draw thousands

Hundreds of cars started to lineup at approximately 3 a.m. Friday at the Brownsville Event Center to receive fresh produce and groceries at the...

Pilot program to address human trafficking; Brownsville chosen to be part of project

An initiative led by United Way Worldwide and UPS will feature Brownsville as one of four cities across the United States in a pilot...

Community receives more than 1k grocery bags as part of United Against Hunger

Hundreds of cars lined up early Friday morning outside Besteiro Middle School for the free grocery bag distribution "United Against Hunger" by United Way...

‘True grit’: Michael J. Limas wants your money

Michael J. Limas learned early on that when you show yourself willing to roll up your sleeves and go to work for the community,...

Challenge Answered: Teen’s grant provides groceries for those in need

A Brownsville teen’s grant provided groceries, fresh produce, and supplies to over 1,000 residents in need at a food distribution event in the Southmost...