Tagged with El Paso

Day of Action 2013

Day of Action 2013

On June 21, 2013, more than 100 El Pasoans volunteered for United Way’s Day of Action by reading to children in our community. The event was a great success thanks to the support of the volunteers and the participating sites. United Way of El Paso County chose to focus this year’s Day of Action on … Continue reading

Thank you from Kids Excel El Paso

Thank you from Kids Excel El Paso

Kids Excel El Paso is one of the new programs funded by your contributions to the Community Impact Fund. This year, the program has served 2,800 children in 30 disadvantaged schools. All Kids Excel programs are free of charge to children and their families. To thank you for your contributions which help support Kids Excel, … Continue reading

Except by the Grace of God

As part of their annual workplace giving campaign, WestStar Bank employees recently toured United Way- funded programs that serve our community’s basic needs.  After seeing firsthand the impact that donor dollars truly make at these shelters, one employee felt compelled to share her personal account of the tour.   Most of us live pretty secure … Continue reading

United Way Welcomes New Staff

United Way Welcomes New Staff

The United Way of El Paso County has welcomed three new staff members. Rebecca Vorel has been hired as the Community Engagement Coordinator. She joins the United Way after teaching American culture in Austria for two years for the Fulbright Commission. A University of Maryland graduate in Government and Politics, Vorel brings a unique perspective … Continue reading

My First Day at the United Way

My First Day at the United Way

By: Lorena L. Gomez My name is Lorena L. Gomez, and I have recently accepted the position of Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the United Way of El Paso County. After only one week in my new position, I have learned a tremendous amount about not only the needs in our community, but also of … Continue reading