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Trick or Read: United Way Gives Out Over 600 Free Children’s Books

BRYAN, TX (Oct. 27) – United Way of the Brazos Valley hosted the 1st Annual Boo! Book Bash, a free book giveaway, at the 2019 BooFest, presented by the Brazos Valley Bombers and H-E-B, on October 27 and gave away 613 free books to children and teens. The goal of United Way of the Brazos Valley’s seasonal Book Bash events is to encourage the love of reading and provide access to books.

PUBLIC NOTICE FEMA Funds Available for Burleson, Madison, Robertson and Washington Counties

BRYAN, TX (Sept. 20) – Burleson, Madison, Robertson and Washington counties have been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under the State Set Aside process of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. These counties will be granted the following award amounts to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the counties:

  • Burleson - $6,000.00

  • Madison - $6,000.00

  • Robertson - $8,075.00

Student Leaders Discuss Service & Leadership at Youth Leadership Day Hosted by the Youth Leadership Cabinet

BRYAN, TX (Sept. 13) – The United Way Youth Leadership Cabinet kicked off its fundraising season by hosting the 21st Annual Youth Leadership Day on Friday at First Baptist Bryan. There were 177 student leaders from the eight high schools in Bryan and College Station gathered to learn about United Way of the Brazos Valley, explore social needs facing our community and discuss how students can make an impact in Bryan and College Station through fundraisers and volunteerism.

United Way Raises Over $100,000 Through Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon

COLLEGE STATION, TX (Aug. 13) – The United Way of the Brazos Valley kicked off their 2019-2020 Community Campaign by raising $100,237 through their Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon last Tuesday. The event held at the new Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, drew nearly 500 community members, leaders and advocates together to learn more about the United Way of the Brazos Valley, and how they can support United Way’s local impact to build a stronger Brazos Valley.