United Way of Kaufman County Announces

Fall Campaign Goal and Upcoming Events

Terrell, TX, August 2, 2017:  Each year United Way of Kaufman County conducts a fall employee giving campaign with local businesses. Our 2018 goal has been set at $200,000. This is a little higher than last year and we are excited to meet this challenge. As we continue to see Kaufman County grow at such a rapid rate, we know that we will continue to have to increase our goal to meet the needs of the community.

Our fall campaign runs September 1st – November 30th. The funds that are raised will be allocated to our 2018 Partner Agencies. Our current agencies include American Red Cross, Children’s Medical Center, Family Peace Project, Kaufman Christian Help Center, Kaufman County Children’s Advocacy Center, Kaufman County Children’s Shelter, Lone Star CASA, Salvation Army, Senior Connect, Share Center, Southwestern Diabetic Camp Sweeny, Still Waters, and Visiting Nurses Associations.

Any business or organization that is interested in participating in the Fall Employee Giving Campaign can contact United Way of Kaufman County at 972-563-9955. You may also contact laura@kaufmancountyunitedway.org or trisha@kaufmancountyunitedway.org

Upcoming Events to help support United Way of Kaufman County are:

  • September 14th: North Texas Giving Day,

           6am – midnight - Go online to give at http://bit.ly/NTxUWKC

           Scheduled Giving is open September 7th – September 13th


  • September – October: Duct Tape Fundraisers -

                        dates and locations vary 

           We all have that one person in our lives we would love to

           see Duct Taped to a wall. Here is your chance to call

           someone out and help the community at the same time.


  • October: Day of Action – Born Learning Trail, Ben Gill Park,              399 Lane Street, Terrell, TX 75160

​            Volunteers needed to help prepare the work site, spread

            the word, and assist with varied activities. Grand Opening

            of Trail to follow Day of Action. Dates to be determined.


  • November 28th: Giving Tuesday



About United Way of Kaufman County

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 community chest in Terrell, TX mid 1980's.  We became Terrell-Kaufman United Way in 1992, serving two cities.  Now we serve 6 zip codes in Kaufman County and 2 in Van Zandt County.

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United Way of Kaufman County

Look who was in the paper on Saturday...... Dr. J. Osinde, DDS. He also serves on our Board of Directors. Thank you Dr. J. Osinde, DDS for all you do for the community and for United Way of Kaufman County! 

Terrell Tribune August 5, 2017