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Wednesday, October 21, 2015
United Way Day of Caring drew more than 700 volunteers this year – a record number. Volunteers for United Way Day of Caring came from workplaces that include the ExxonMobil Baytown Area sites, Chevron Phillips, Covestro, ONEOK, Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, Best Buy, Jacobs Field Services, Barbers Hill ISD, National Oilwell Varco, TPC Group, LWL Inc., Anahuac Lions Club, Anahuac High School Leo Club, Anahuac High School FFA, Community Christian Fellowship Church. Projects were...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
August 10, 2015 Through a variety of initiatives, contributions to United Way are improving lives and advancing the common good in the Anahuac and Winnie areas of Chambers County. Two years ago, United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County expanded its service area to include the mid-county and east-county areas of Chambers County. Regular program awards, campaign designations and special awards by United Way provide meals on wheels by Senior Citizens Project of Chambers County,...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
July 31, 2015 Guido Persiani, principal site development consultant at Bayer, and Missy Malechek, president of West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce, will serve as chair and vice chair of the 2015-2016 United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County annual campaign. The campaign cabinet will consist of Pete Alfaro, ExxonMobil retiree and former Baytown mayor, leading the Industries division; Mike Wilson, senior vice president with Texas First Bank, leading the Merchants...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
July 29, 2015 David Rupert Smith of Bayer Technology Services has been elected president of the board of directors for United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County for 2015-2016. Also elected to leadership positions on the United Way board are Brandon Crutchfield of ZXP Technologies, vice president; and Deena Smith of Community Resource Credit Union, secretary-treasurer. New United Way board members for 2015-2016 include Daryl Fontenot of Merrill Lynch, Stephanie Gage of Barbers...
Friday, July 24, 2015
July 23, 2015 With the announcement by David Mohlman that he will leave the United Way executive director position around the end of 2015, the board of directors of United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County is implementing a search process over the next five months to fill the position. Mohlman, who started with United Way in the executive director position in January 2001, notified the full board of his intention at the board’s July 21 meeting after informing the board...
Friday, June 12, 2015
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County is pleased to announce that Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar will be the guest speaker at the 2015-2016 Campaign Kick Off on Tuesday, August 11, 2015.  Dr. Dunbar is the M.D. Anderson Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, serving as the Director the "UH STEM Center" (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and Director of the Aerospace Engineering Graduate Program and SICSA Space Architecture Programs. Dr. Dunbar holds...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
  The 2015 United Way Day of Caring is set for Friday & Saturday, October 9 & 10, 2015.  Is your organization interested in participating?  Volunteer teams can range in size from five people to several hundred. In cases where teams have many volunteers, we strongly recommend they register multiple teams, since many projects cannot accommodate more than 15 volunteers at one time. This will ensure better project placement and a more satisfactory experience for team members. Multiple teams...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
  Did you know that the closest intact family shelter is in downtown Houston? That means that in the Baytown, Highlands and Chambers County areas if you and your family are homeless you cannot find a shelter closer than downtown Houston to host your family without being split by gender. Imagine a homeless single mom with two children; a daughter age 8 and a son age 12, this family when arriving at Bay Area Homeless Services is split up by gender. Mom and sister go to the female...

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