March 19, 2020

Firefly today announced it will be leveraging its vehicle-mounted displays to help provide public health messaging around COVID-19 to residents of all cities in which it operates. Utilizing its street-level digital media network, Firefly will be able to provide updated information in real-time thanks to its block-by-block geolocation technology. With the constantly changing situation presented […]

Atmos Energy understands the coronavirus outbreak may cause some of our valued customers to experience financial difficulty, whether because of illness, quarantine or a disruption at work. As part of its commitment to serving and working with its customers throughout this difficult time, Atmos Energy has temporarily suspended natural gas disconnections. “Atmos Energy’s commitment to […]

Shoppers are testing Amazon’s capacity and causing it to fall behind on deliveries. On Monday, the company said it will hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers, including 5,900 in Texas. Grocery retailers are stepping up hiring as more Americans turn to online shopping instead of venturing out to stores as they heed the coronavirus warnings. […]

As many small businesses are taking a hit over coronavirus concerns, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he will reimburse his employees with the Mavs and his other companies if they buy their breakfast, lunch, or coffee/tea from a local, independent business. Cuban tweeted out that he would start doing this after seeing another company, […]

Like the rest of the world, the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is closely monitoring the evolving Coronavirus situation and following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), our national partner Feeding America and local entities including the Dallas County Health & Human Services (DCHHS). The NTFB is a […]

As North Texans, we have overcome many difficult situations together over the years: natural disasters, man-made disasters, economic emergencies-but nothing quite like the health emergency we face today. United Way is working with community leaders, including the Dallas County Health Department, funders, school districts, and our service providers to identify resource and service gaps and […]

March 19, 2020 The Citi Foundation announced today that it will provide $15 million to support COVID-19 related relief activities globally. It will be allocated as follows: $5 million will be directed to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. $5 million will be directed to No Kid Hungry to support emergency Food Distribution Programs in the […]

Gov. Greg Abbott is temporarily closing schools, restaurants, gyms and bars statewide in his most sweeping step yet to stop the spread of novel coronavirus. The order is effective at midnight tomorrow and continues until April 3, he said Thursday. “All jurisdictions must work to contain the spread of COVID-19 for at least the next […]

Parvin Law Group is also offering a 15% discount on Estate Planning services to all DFW residents, regardless of age, through April 30, 2020. In an effort to help those most at risk of contracting COVID-19, the Parvin Law Group, a Dallas based boutique law firm specializing in Estate Planning, Probate and Business Law, announced […]

Though we have never experienced an event quite like the global Coronavirus pandemic, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas stands ready to support our community today and into the future. Our mission to LIVE UNITED, alongside our corporate and community partners, has never been more important as we work together to ensure a strong future for […]