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Hunt County United Way

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Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says at Saturday night's game vs. Oakland, the Texas Rangers will present a grant of $5,000 to the United Way for the renovation of the youth baseball and softball park in Wolfe City.  This is a separate but related project to the United Way's plans to renovate the city park in Wolfe City on Saturday, October 22.

Hunt County United Way

Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says the organization's annual fund raising campaign is underway.  United Way needs to raise about $200,000 to provide the necessary funding to its 13 partner agencies, and to carry on some of its new endeavors, such as the Little Libraries throughout the county and the Mobile Learning Cafe in Quinlan.

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Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says the organization has obtained grants to help renovate a park in Wolfe City.  She says United Way will need as many as 100 volunteers to do the construction work on Saturday, October 22.  Frances says this project represents a new, more "hands-on" approach for the Hunt County United Way.

Frances Dalbey, executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says local country-music performer Trey Houston will perform a free concert at Willa's Restaurant and Awesome Blossom on Highway 276 between Quinlan and West Tawakoni from 5-8 p.m. Saturday evening (June 25).  Also performing is Todd Barrow.  Proceeds from downloads of their songs are going to Hunt County Kids, a Quinlan-based organization that supports school children in the county.

Hunt County United Way
Hunt County United Way

Frances Dalbey, executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says the organization will offer its Summer Lunch Program for children in Commerce, Lone Oak and Quinlan as well as Greenville this summer.  Lunches will be provided free of charge at the First Presbyterian Church and another site yet to be determined in Commerce and at Community Seeds in Lone Oak.  The "Mobile Learning Cafe," a refurbished school bus, will serve ch

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Boy Scouts of America

Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, discusses "Scout Reach," a program in which boys receive scholarships to participate in the Boy Scouts.  The program operates at the Carver and Travis Elementary Schools in Greenville with the support of the United Way.

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United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says a recent focus group of United Way partners and others focused on the need for affordable housing for the homeless and others, and the need for dental services for low-income people, among other topics.  Frances also says the summer meals program for children will expand to Commerce and Quinlan this fall.  Finally, Frances says the annual "

Hunt County United Way
Hunt County United Way

Frances Dalbey, the executive director of the Hunt County United Way, says the Homeless Coalition recently conducted a survey of homelessness in Greenville, and determined about 100 people are homeless in the city.  The Homeless Coalition is an organization involving the Salvation Army and churches.  The coalition hopes to get federal funds for a larger sh

Hunt County United Way
Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the United Way board will hold a focus group for the agencies served by the organization and any others at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 3 at the United Way headquarters at 4912 Lee Street in Greenville.  The focus group will discuss how United Way can make more of an impact in the county.  Also, organizations applying for United Way help in 2017 should participate in the focus group, and submit their applications for assistance by Thursday, March 24.

Hunt County United Way
Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the United Way is providing assistance this year to the Lone Oak faith-based organization Community Seeds and the Salvation Army.  The United Way assisted the organization in the past, and has renewed its support of them again this year.  Frances says in March the United Way will begin taking applications for assistance from service organizations in 2017.

Hunt County United Way
Hunt County United Way

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the United Way plans a 5K run Saturday morning, January 16, to promote the celebration of Martin Luther King, Junior Day in Greenville.  Frances says the United Way board will hold a retreat in January to plan for 2016, and one of the topics will be ways to promote education in Hunt County.

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Huntcountykids.org

Frances Dalbey, executive director of the Hunt County United Way, discusses various Christmas giving programs that provide new clothes for children, including Hunt County Kids and Clothe a Child.  One opportunity to help will be 6 a.m., Wednesday morning (Dec.

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Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the organization's office have moved from downtown Greenville further west to the Senior Center Resources and Public Transportation headquarters at 4912 Lee Street.  And Frances encourages civic groups and social organizations to adopt a charity for the holidays.

Hunt County Shared Ministries
Hunt County Shared Ministries

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says Hunt County Shared Ministries, or FISH, holds a "best of the best" barbecue Friday at the Wesley United Methodist Church on Highway 69 East in Greenville.  The event features the best barbecue and sides in Hunt County, as voted by a panel of judges.  The barbecue will be available Friday for lunch and dinner.  Frances says the United Way raised more than $25,000 for its own Hearts and Hands fund raiser last month.

Commerce Public Library
Commerce Public Library

Hunt County United Way executive director Frances Dalbey says the United Way supports the Commerce Public Library's children's programs and adult literacy programs.  Frances notes that anyone in Hunt County can use the services of the Commerce Public Library by obtaining a library cards.  Frances also discusses the Hearts and Hands fund raiser Friday, August 28 at the Big Sky Event Hall in Royse City.  She says among the auction items at the event will be autographed photos donated by actors Dustin Hoffman and John Travolta and an autograp

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