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Get Connected – Volunteer Opportunities

Visit our new Get Connected Virtual Volunteer Center and learn how you can make a difference in our community.  Search for volunteer opportunities, job openings, and fun events and information about the nonprofit agencies serving our area.  Sign up, become a fan,

United Way Application

For organizations with operating budgets greater than $20,000.  You can now submit your application online!

United Way and the NFL

Education is MCUW’s No. 1 Focus

At its last strategic planning session, members of the Matagorda County United Way Board of Directors took a hard look at the problems confronting our community and the resources, programs and services that are necessary to address these issues.  The

Applications for Funding and Partnership Now Available

Matagorda County United Way announced that the application process to become a United Way Partner Agency and receive 2017 funding from the United Way is now open.  Nonprofit 501(c)(3) human service organizations that provide programs and services in Matagorda and/or Wharton

1st Annual Wharton County Day of Caring Kicks-Off

Wharton Day of Caring

For the past several years, a single United Way Day of Caring included projects in both Matagorda and Wharton Counties.  Until last year, all volunteers started the day in Bay City where they picked up project assignments and tools and enjoyed a

Youth Board Members Excel

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United Way Youth Board member, Melanie Brewer, recently named Valedictorian of the Tidehaven Class of 2016, plans to attend Texas A & M University and pursue a degree in Geophysics/Geology.  She credits her parents and brother with motivating her because they

8th Annual Matagorda County Day of Caring, A Great Success!


The 8th Annual Matagorda County United Way Day of Caring was a fabulous success.  Over 150 volunteers completed 80 different jobs at 33 homes owned by seniors and people with disabilities.  Volunteers gathered  at the Bay City Service Center to