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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Led by director of community initiatives Gladys Pryor, 20 volunteer community members are visiting program sites to evaluate, score and recommend grant amounts for the 2017-2018 year. Each year, dedicated volunteers carefully and attentively make important grant decisions that impact our community and help make our community a better place to live and work. “We are very lucky to have such involved community members,” stated Pryor. “These volunteers donate approximately 30 hours to receive...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
United Way is uniquely positioned to create community solutions that engage people, companies, faith communities, government, labor, nonprofits and more to create community solutions that drive lasting change and results in communities around the world. We invite everyone to be part of the change. Perhaps the most visible example of our strategic volunteer engagement is United Way Day of Action, which occurs annually on and around June 21. Every year, hundreds of United Ways across the world...
Friday, May 5, 2017
The “Heavyweight of Clean Comedy,” Brent Reed, will host this year’s United Way Awards & Recognition Dinner. Reed has over 20 years of comedy experience and has performed for McDonalds corporation, Walmart, Academy Sports, hundreds of churches, and many others. “I thrive off of getting the crowd involved,” stated Reed. “I will typically arrive to the event extra early just to meet the guests, get a feel of the event and write the script as the event proceeds.” This year’s award dinner will...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Led by director of community initiatives Gladys Pryor, 20 volunteer community members are visiting program sites to evaluate, score and recommend grant amounts for the 2017-2018 year. Each year, dedicated volunteers carefully and attentively make important grant decisions that impact our community and help make our community a better place to live and work. “We are very lucky to have such involved community members,” stated Pryor. “These volunteers donate approximately 30 hours to receive...
Thursday, February 16, 2017
United Way Day at the Capitol We need you.  Ride with us to the Capital March 1   Baytown, Texas:   Join United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County (GBACC) along with community leaders and volunteers for a day of conversation, connection, and advocacy at the Texas Capitol.  “We will make a day trip to Austin to show collective support by speaking with elected officials,” stated Suzanne Zutter, Executive Director of United Way GBACC.  “There are several important bills up for vote...
Friday, February 10, 2017
United Way Day at the Capitol Join Staff and Community Leaders March 1   Baytown, Texas:   Join United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County (GBACC) along with other United Ways from around the state for a day of conversation, connection, and advocacy at the Texas Capitol.  “We will make a day trip to Austin to show collective support by speaking with elected officials,” stated Suzanne Zutter, Executive Director of United Way GBACC.  “There are several important bills up for vote...
Friday, February 10, 2017
  United Way Celebrates 2-1-1 Day Make the Right Call   Baytown, Texas: February 11, is 2-1-1 Day.  United Way’s specially trained HELPLINE specialists are good listeners, blending understanding and expertise to provide information and referrals drawn from a comprehensive database of social services. Whether you need help finding child care, food stamps, care for an aging parent or a haven from domestic violence, 2-1-1 is the number to call when you don't know who to call.  The call line is...
Friday, February 10, 2017
United Way’s Women United Hosts Lunch & Learn Women United leads community in call to action to local Legislature   Baytown, TX: United Way is focused on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health. Give, advocate, volunteer are three simple, yet powerful actions United Way uses to make a difference in the community. Advocacy was at the forefront at the Women United “lunch and...

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