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Limas back as United Way chair

Brownsville entrepreneur Michael Limas, an executive member of the board of directors of the United Way of Southern Cameron County, chaired last year’s fundraising...

Still Helping: Need for food distributions remains steady

Since April of 2020, United Way of Southern Cameron County implemented its program “United Against Hunger” where they distribute thousands of food bags every...

Tax help extended: MyFreeTaxes touted as simplest option

The United Way of Southern Cameron County’s free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Cameron County has been extended in response to the IRS...

As pandemic turns one, food insecurity continues to grow

When the pandemic first hit Brownsville a year ago, United Way of Southern Cameron County started to think of a way they could help...

Get Shift Done recognized in Fast Company’s 2021

United Way of Southern Cameron County announced that the program Get Shift Done was named as number one in Fast Company’s 2021 World’s Top...

Validation: Philanthropist gifts $5 million to United Way

United Way of Southern Cameron County has a received a major recognition of its work in the form of a $5 million gift from...

No end in sight: Mass distributions likely to continue in 2021

With 2020 almost coming to an end, non-profits throughout Brownsville are working hard to continue to meet the food needs of those who have...

Community Advocate: Local resident finds motivation in helping others

Described by her friends as "Brownsville's cheerleader" Wendy De Leon is sure the city will continue to grow during the upcoming years. Surrounded by paintings...

Now is the time: Free flu shot vouchers won’t last long

It’s different this year due to the pandemic, but free flu shot vouchers are still available through a partnership between United Way of Southern...

Big Give goes virtual; Awareness campaign starts this month

The Big Give Brownsville 2020 fundraising campaign, originally scheduled to take place in May, was interrupted by the pandemic, though now it’s back in...