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Give Your “Yes”

By Kelsey Johnson, 2020 Loaned Executive Chair and Director of the J.T. & Margaret Talkington YWCA at Sun ‘n Fun

Wow, what a crazy last couple of months! COVID-19 has certainly shaken the world and gotten people out of their normal routines. For someone like me who runs on routine, that has been quite the challenge.

8 Ways to Thank Frontline Workers

How will you participate in #GivingTuesdayNow?

Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Warehouse workers. First responders. Truck drivers. Cleaners. There are so many people who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak. They continue to help keep our community safe and the world running. To honor and celebrate their ongoing sacrifice, let’s say thank you! 

May 5: Say Thank You

Community Partners Providing Hope in Uncertain Times

Our United Way Community Partners have shown incredible determination, persistence, and courage as they continue to serve their clients through the crisis. We wanted to highlight a few of the incredible things they've done.


The American Red Cross serving the Texas South Plains got in on the virutal education game and partnered with Lubbock ISD to host disaster preparedness trainings for children of healthcare workers attending daycare at Ramirez and Miller Elementary Schools.