United Way began in 1887 with a rabbi, 2 ministers, and a priest founded the Charity Organizations Society in Denver, which planned and coordinated local services and conducted a single fundraising campaign.
There are 1,800 local United Ways in 40 countries and territories.
United Way of Kaufman County began as a commuunity chest in Terrell, TX mid 1980's. We became Terrell-Kaufman United Way in 1992, serving two cities. Now we serve 6 cities in Kaufman County and 2 in Van Zandt County.
Crandall, Elmo, Kaufman, Rosser, Scurry, Terrell, Edgewood, and Wills Point.
Roxanne Turner - Board Chair
Katie Phillips - Board Vice-Chair
Mark Rainey - Treasurer
Crystal Hunter - Secretary
Cindy Tayem - Past Board Chair
Staff: Laura Henry-Pugh, Executive Director
Trisha Lowery, Resource Development Manager
2017 - 2018 Board of Directors