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Friday, March 21, 2014
    United Way wants you to help guide us on how to distribute funds over the next several years.  Please take 10 minutes or less to complete the following survey:   United Way Steakholder Survey   Your thoughts and those of other United Way stakeholders will be combined with information gathered from this year's allocations process, and input provided by listening circles later this spring, to assist the board, volunteers and staff in mapping the United Way's future.  Thank you in advance for...
Monday, March 17, 2014
Thursday March 20th from 2PM-6PM at the Smith Point Community Building at 309 Plummer Camp Rd in Anahuac, TX 77514   Tuesday  March 25th from 2PM-6PM at the Old River-Winfree Community Building at 4818 North FM 565 RD Baytown, TX 77523   Each clinic will provide assistance for Grant programs, ACA Insurance, Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP, and TANF assistance.  Health screens will also be done, checking blood pressure, weight, glucose, and cholesterol.  Any patients that screen high we will do follow-up...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
    The Tax-Aide program sponsored by the IRS and AARP Foundation is again providing free federal income tax assistance this year. The program is designed to assist taxpayers age 60 and over but will also assist low and moderate income filers.   There are three locations supported by the local volunteers.  Sterling Municipal Library in Baytown, Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 4 p.m.  Stratford Library in Highlands, Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  North Channel Branch of Harris County Public...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Saturday, February 15 from 9 am to 3 pm, Lee College will host and Enrollment & Assistance session for the Affordable Healthcare Act. RSVP to (832) 393-5423. See the flyer for more information.        
Friday, February 7, 2014
Keynote speaker Dr. Pam Schiller will highlight the annual Baytown Early Educators (BEE) early childhood conference Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Lee College Performing Arts Center in Baytown.  Co-sponsored by Lee College and United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County, the conference is set for 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  Fee is $30.  For registration information, and to read full story click here.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Tutoring initiative begins in Chambers County   A collaboration for after-school tutoring and transportation represents the first initiative of United Way work to establish on-going presence throughout Chambers County.   Beginning Jan. 30, a group of Anahuac Middle School students, identified by school personnel, are being bused each Thursday after school to the Chambers County Library in Anahuac, for tutoring that focuses primarily on reading.  Read full story.
Thursday, January 30, 2014
    A free-of-charge legal advice clinic is set for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 1, at Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market Street.  The clinic is planned by Houston Volunteer Lawyers, a partner agency of United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County.   Qualified applicants will be able to receive free legal advice from licensed Houston Volunteer Lawyers attorneys in areas that include landlord-tenant disputes, wills and probate, title issues and property ownership, divorce, custody,...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    The Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s Student Leaders® Program is accepting applications for the 2014 Student Leaders® program.  The deadline to submit an application is this Friday, January 31st.   Since its inception in 2004, the Bank of America Student Leaders Program has recognized more than 2,000 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities.  The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact...