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The Zip Code Lottery

December 15, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but a person’s life trajectory can be predicted based on their zip code. Five simple numbers that can impact their destiny….

United Way Welcomes Charlotte’s Lakeview Community into United Neighborhoods Expansion

December 13, 2021

A strategy implemented four years ago by United Way of Central Carolinas to change the odds for people living in Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s most disinvested communities will…

Meet United Way’s 2022 United Neighborhoods partners

December 9, 2021

United Neighborhoods was launched in 2017 by United Way of Central Carolinas to change the odds for people living in the Charlotte region’s most disinvested…

Meet United Way’s 2022 Unite Charlotte partners

Unite Charlotte was founded in 2016 by United Way of Central Carolinas following civil unrest sparked by the killing of Keith Lamont Scott, an unarmed…

Meet United Way’s 2022 Impact Grant Partners

United Way of Central Carolinas funds a network of partner nonprofit agencies who address economic mobility challenges across our five-county region through programs focusing on…

The Power of Collective Giving

December 1, 2021

At United Way of Central Carolinas, our mission is to bring hope to communities through resources like food, shelter, access to medical and mental health…

Connecting the Dots From Homelessness to Stability

November 17, 2021

It takes a village to connect the dots from homelessness to stability. This month, Homeless Services Network brought together over 160 service providers, community leaders…

How United Way is Addressing Homelessness

November 14, 2021

The problem with crises is they come when you least expect them and find a way to make existing problems even worse. The COVID-19 pandemic…


November 7, 2021

During this season of gratitude, United Way of Central Carolinas has much to be thankful for, including our donors, volunteers and nonprofit partners who have…

Housing is Healthcare

November 1, 2021

Housing is healthcare. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials across the nation and state issued stay at home orders designed to curb…