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United Way Special Events

Partner with United Way for one of our large-scale volunteer projects.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Our annual special events unite significant numbers of volunteers throughout our five-county region. These projects provide corporations with engaging volunteer opportunities for their employees, flexible programming and marketing opportunities.

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Service Juris Day

For more than a decade, Service Juris Day has brought together members of the Charlotte-area legal community for a one-day, hands-on volunteering experience.

Signature Events

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MLK Call to Service

MLK Call to Service

Each year, MLK Call to Service honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by organizing service projects for hundreds of volunteers around the holiday that bears his name.


These projects not only deliver valuable assistance to nonprofit organizations, schools and other service providers, but also allow participants to kick off the New Year by reflecting on the meaning of Dr. King’s life of service.

Black History Month Event

Black History Month Event

This annual event is a celebration of Black History Month for donors and members of our community. With a networking/cocktail style program, attendees can enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres and beverages and hear from local leaders.

Young Leaders Awards

Young Leaders Awards

The Young Leaders Awards is an event to recognize standout young professionals ages 21-40 who are doing big things in the Charlotte region.


Award categories include: Young Leader of the Year, Civil Servant, Neighborhood Champion, Nonprofit Professional, Corporate Group, Nonprofit Group, Social Innovator


This event has a cocktail hour for networking that leads into the theater style program.

Live United Day

Live United Day

Engage your employees through meaningful volunteerism at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools campuses across our region with projects such as assisting teachers in setting up their classrooms, organizing media centers, putting up bulletin boards and landscaping around the school entrances to help prepare for the start of a new academic year.

Women’s Gift of Giving

Women’s Gift of Giving

This event brings female community members together to celebrate the collective impact they have in the Charlotte region. Attendees have the opportunity to network with influential female leaders, hear from an inspiring speaker and enjoy a meal while learning more about how they can make a difference.

Become a Sponsor

Your company may reserve volunteer or branding opportunities by sponsoring one of these events. Reach out to your United Way representative to learn more about upcoming signature events.

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