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Education is MCUW’s No. 1 Focus

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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

Youth Board Member Named Tidehaven Valedictorian

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Tidehaven High School’s class of 2017 Valedictorian is Jordan Rickaway who is also a member of the Matagorda County United Way Youth Board. Rickaway, a National Honor Society member, received a number of scholarships she plans to use to attend

Emergency Food & Shelter Funds Available

Matagorda County has been awarded Federal funds made available through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Matagorda County has been chosen to receive $22,066 to supplement emergency

United Way Partners with Nonprofit Agencies

Each year Matagorda County United Way (MCUW) invites interested nonprofit organizations to apply for United Way partnership and funding. Applications for 2017 funding are now being accepted. (See below) The deadline for filing is August 15, 2017. Nonprofit 501(c)(3) human

Matagorda County United Way Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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This year the Matagorda County United Way (MCUW) will celebrate its golden jubilee. Fifty years ago, several interested community leaders came together to establish a local United Way in our community. Since its incorporation fifty years ago as a nonprofit,

Wharton County Day Of Caring Becomes Annual Event

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The Wharton County Untied Way Day of Caring was held April 21. Until last year, a single United Way Day of Caring included projects in both Matagorda and Wharton Counties.  Last year for the first time, a totally separate event

9th Annual Day of Caring – Great Success!

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The Matagorda County United Way held its 9th Annual Day of Caring on April 7. One-hundred fifty (150) volunteers participated in the community-wide event. Teams gathered at the Bay City Service Center to enjoy a light breakfast and get work

Get Connected – Volunteer Opportunities

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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,