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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is HERE!

United Way of Abilene is thrilled to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to children 0-5 years of age in Taylor County. We believe that early literacy is important to the success of a child and Imagination Library will be an instrumental tool in providing literary opportunities during vital years of development.

Enroll your eligible child in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and get a free book every month until their fifth birthday.   


When you give to United Way of Abilene your gifts are combined with others to help fund 25 agencies and 27 programs that positively impact the EDUCATION, FINANCIAL STABILITY, and HEALTH of the children, families, elderly, and individuals that make up our community.  


It can be overwhelming to know where to start when you need help. Our trained, certified call specialists assist every caller in assessing their needs and providing referrals to available local non-profits, organizations, and government agencies. 

What We Do

DR. CATHY ASHBY – President & CEO

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life: EDUCATION, FINANCIAL STABILITY, and HEALTH. We work with our Community Partners to address the needs of today and tomorrow while seeking ways to create positive, lasting change. 

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