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Our Work

Underneath everything we are, Underneath everything we do, We are all people, connected, interdependent, UNITED.

And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.

That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Advancing the Common Good: Creating Opportunities for a Better Life for All

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.

That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life:

Education – Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential

  • Boys & Girls Club of Harlingen
  • Boys & Girls Club of San Benito
  • Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas
  • Harlingen Area Educational Foundation
  • Rio Grande Council of Boys Scouts of America
  • The Literacy Center of Harlingen

Income – Promoting Financial Stability and Independence

  • GreenPath

Health – Improving People’s Health

  • Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Centers, Inc. (Maggie’s House)
  • Family Crisis Center
  • Westbrook Clinic VAC
  • Coast2CoastRx, Free Discount Prescription Card

Basic Needs – Providing food, shelter and clothing in times of crisis

  • American Red Cross
  • Harlingen Neighborhood Food Pantry
  • Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley
  • Salvation Army of Harlingen

Projects / Initiatives of United Way of Northern Cameron County

  • Familywise, Community Service Partnership
  • POP STAR Readers
  • Stuff the Bus, School Supply Drive
  • VITA-Volunteer Income Taxs Assistance, FREE Tax Assistance