About: Christa Berry

2014 Holiday Meals Calendar

11.17.2014 | UNCATEGORIZED Comments

Looking for a warm meal this holiday season?

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Each year, our Navigation Center sees a spike of calls during the holiday season - people looking to help by donating food, toys, ... Read More >

 
Increase in Suburban Poverty in Austin

08.28.2014 | AUSTIN TRENDS, FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY Comments

Greater Austin experiences marked increase in suburban poverty

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Greater Austin has plenty to boast about. From a vibrant and diverse community, to welcoming neighborhoods and plenty of local ... Read More >

 
Austin American Statesman Opinion Editorial on Early Childhood

07.09.2014 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Latest news: Austin American-Statesman view on pre-K

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On Monday, the Austin American-Statesman featured our work in early childhood education and the unique challenges for our young ... Read More >

 
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12.21.2013 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Inspiration for year’s end

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If you’ve met our president, Debbie Bresette, you know how inspirational she can be with both words and actions. And she knows no ... Read More >

 
Mom and daughter bond during UWATX Play To Learn class

12.11.2013 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Research shows UWATX Play To Learn makes parents happy, helps children be school-ready

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After an 18-month evaluation, we have firm numbers behind something we've been hearing for years: UWATX's innovative Play To Learn ... Read More >

 
Middle School Matters End of Year Results - 2013

11.26.2013 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, TARGET GRADUATION, YOUNG LEADERS SOCIETY

Results are in: Middle School Matters changes students’ lives, earns high marks from schools

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Two years ago, we set out to change the culture of three middle schools serving low-income communities with Middle School Matters, ... Read More >

 
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11.26.2013 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES

Meet Naomi and Tirzah

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In the Greater Austin area, child poverty rates are nearly 25 percent higher than the national average and only 13 percent of ... Read More >

 
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11.06.2013 | FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY

Get in better financial shape – 10 tips from the Financial Empowerment Boot Camp

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In Texas, working families are often unable to access traditional financial services that can help them repair or build financial ... Read More >

 
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10.01.2013 | NAVIGATION CENTER

Elected officials & local organizations partner to get Central Texans covered

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 UPDATED 10.31.2013: In the first month, UWATX received more than 650 calls related to the Health Insurance Marketplace. Learn ... Read More >

 
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08.21.2013 | MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

Thank You Austin!

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At United Way for Greater Austin, our mission is to inspire, lead and unite an eclectic community of philanthropists including ... Read More >