March 19, 2020

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 […]

March 18, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today announced a collaboration with local education agencies (LEA) on the Texas Students MealFinder Map which will allow Texas parents to locate LEA facilities serving meals in their communities.

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the U.S. economy and monetary policy. Earlier this week the Fed delivered the first emergency cut since the financial crisis in an attempt to protect the longest-ever economic expansion from the spreading coronavirus. Kaplan speaks with Kathleen Hays on “Bloomberg […]

Just days after Mike Bloomberg launched a program to help American mayors improve their coronavirus response, Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced additional actions and funding to combat the pandemic on a global scale. The new $40 million global initiative will support immediate action to prevent or slow the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable low- and middle-income […]

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. […]

It’s Uber Eats’ mission to deliver food experiences that fuel everyday life. But today the world feels anything but business as usual. As we face the uncertainty of this health crisis together with our restaurant partners, we are thinking about how best to support independent restaurants in the U.S. & Canada that have been most […]

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy. The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been […]