Frances Dalbey

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed December 17, 2014

FISH, other United Way agencies benefitting from Christmas generosity

The Executive Director of the Hunt County United Way, Frances Dalbey, says Hunt County Shared Ministries, or FISH, has seen a 60 percent increase demand for food assistance compared to last year.  Another United Way agency that can benefit from Christmas generosity is Little Libraries, which brings books to children who otherwise might not enjoy them.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

'Clothe-a-Child' preparing for Dec. 9-10 shopping event

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the county's Clothe-a-Child program expects to assist more than 800 children in shopping for new clothes Dec. 9-10.  About $50 will "clothe a child."

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Early Childhood Intervention is often overlooked as a social service

Frances Dalbey
Credit Hunt County United Way

The Executive Director of the Hunt County United Way, Frances Dalbey, says Early Childhood Intervention offered through the state Mental Health/Mental Retardation (MHMR) program is one of the most overlooked services supported by United Way.

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Blacklands Cafe
12:08 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Hunt County United Way adds Raffa

The Hunt County United Way recently added Raffa, an organization that provides a variety of support services to women in Hunt County, to the list of organizations it assists with funding, according to United Way Executive Director Frances Dalbey.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu September 4, 2014

CASA cases of child neglect up 33% this year

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the number of cases in which neglected children are removed from their home is up 33% this year.  Children in these cases are monitored by volunteers for CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates), which is a program that receives funding from the United Way.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Demand for food assistance from FISH up 60%

Hunt County Shared Ministries, or FISH, has seen a 60% increase in demand for food assistance this year, says Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey.  FISH has a fund raising barbecue on Saturday, September 27, and donations can be made at the FISH headquarters on King Street south of downtown Greenville.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Camp Sweeney helps children with diabetes live a normal life

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey discusses Camp Sweeney, near Gainesville, which lets children with Type 1 diabetes enjoy swimming, sports and the other summer activities  enjoyed by most children.  The United Way sends three children from Hunt County to Camp Sweeney each year.

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Blacklands Cafe
9:05 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Opportunities for breast-cancer screening upcoming

The Hunt County United Way will sponsor a mammography screening opportunity Saturday, July 26 at its offices on Lee Street in downtown Greenville, United Way Executive Director Frances Dalbey says.  Hunt Regional Healthcare's Tubby Adkisson Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the United Way offices on that day.  Other upcoming opportunities for women to have breast-cancer screenings in the mobile unit will be Tuesday, June 24 at the PCA facility in Quinlan, and Wednesday, July 2 at the Commerce Wal

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Girl Scouts giving more emphasis to STEM activities

Frances Dalbey
Credit Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way Executive Director Frances Dalbey says about 35,000 girls in Northeast Texas are members of the Girl Scouts, one of many organizations assisted by the United Way.  Frances says the Girl Scouts are now putting more emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

United Way hosts 'Power of the Purse' Thursday

Frances Dalbey
Credit Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the organization will host the "Power of the Purse" luncheon as a fund raiser Thursday (April 10) at noon at the Wesley United Methodist Church of Greenville.   Mamie McCullough, the "I Can Lady," is the featured speaker.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Frances Dalbey: Hunt County Kids one of United Way's newer agencies

Frances Dalbey
Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey discusses Hunt County Kids, an organization that primarily operates in the Quinlan area of southern Hunt County.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Dalbey: Early childhood intervention part of United Way

Frances Dalbey
Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says children under 3 with developmental delays are served by the Early Childhood Intervention program, which is aided by the United Way.  The annual United Way fund raising campaign is now underway.

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Blacklands Cafe
8:16 am
Fri September 27, 2013

United Way campaign on the horizon

United Way logo
United Way

Hunt County United Way Executive Director Frances Dalbey visits us in the Blacklands Cafe, with the kickoff to the annual campaign less than a month away.

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