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Monday, May 16, 2016
DATE:              May 16, 2016 SUBJECT:      Record Breaking 18,000 pounds of food to #StampOutHunger CONTACT:    United Way, 281.424.5922 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE __________________________________________________________________________________             In a highly successful nationwide food drive, the United Way of Greater Baytown Area and Chambers County collaborated with the Letter Carriers of Baytown who collected a record breaking 18,000 pounds of food on Saturday, May 14, 2016. All of...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Learn & Play! would you like to learn new innovative ways to teach your kids? United Way is hosting a FREE Learn & Play event Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:30pm - 7:00pm. Parents & Guardians of children 0-5 are encouraged to attend this FUN & FREE event. There will be FREE food and FREE childcare. Please RSVP today at 832.926.4008. ‪#‎LiveUnited‬ ‪#‎UnitedInGBACC‬
Friday, January 29, 2016
 For many of us, David Mohlman holds a special place in our hearts. Make a gift in celebration & honor of David Mohlman's 15 years of service to United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County.     Capstone Interactive Library supports all learners including ESL, dyslexic, special education, reluctant readers, GATE and adult ESL students with one product. These professionally recorded books have built in scaffolding supports of highlighted words when read, embedded dictionaries and...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Suzanne M. Zutter is starting work this month as new executive director for United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County (UWGBACC). Zutter comes to the Baytown area from Nashville, TN, where she worked as director of development for a non-profit organization, PearlPoint Cancer Support. Prior to Nashville, Zutter worked nearly six years as executive director of United Way of Southwest Wyoming in Rock Springs, WY. She also has management experience with other non-profit organizations...
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
 A memorial service for Fritz Lanham, former United Way Executive Director, is set for Saturday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m. at Cedar Bayou Grace United Methodist Church, 2714 Ferry Road in Baytown.  Lanham worked as Baytown City Manager from 1963-1989, except for a stint from 1969-1972 in Austin working in the administration of Gov. Preston Smith.  After retiring as Baytown City Manager, Lanham worked from 1990-2001 as Executive Director for United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County. ...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Kindergarten readiness and early childhood education work for Baytown-Highlands-Chambers County, now named ABC (Academic Beginnings for Children), not only will work locally but also will engage for support and greater impact with Early Matters, a project anchored by the Greater Houston Partnership that is discussed during this 22-minute “Newsmakers” program.   http://www.click2houston.com/news/houston-newsmakers-dec-27-education-concerns-solutions
Monday, December 21, 2015
    The United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County partnered with Covestro, a leading polymer materials supplier, to make the holidays brighter for more than 650 area children in need. Workers at Covestro Industrial Park Baytown donated toys for children served by agencies coordinated through the United Way including Bay Area Turning Point, the Love Network, Baytown Resource and Assistance Center, Bay Area Homeless Services, Chambers County Welfare Committee, The Bridge Over...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
         For the fourth consecutive year, United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County has welcomed a loaned professional from ExxonMobil who is working full-time this fall in support of the United Way campaign.         Shiva Hafezi is working 40 hours per week with United Way, beginning in mid-August and continuing through late November. “Addition of a loaned professional has been an exciting development in support of fulfilling United Way’s potential for growth and success,” said...

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