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Young Leaders hosting first Talk United event

September 13, 2018

Charlotte is known for its youthful and diverse people, quality of life, and immense population growth. In the past 10 years alone, Charlotte has experienced…

A-LIST Drives a Culture of Inclusion and Equality

September 12, 2018

A-LIST brings together African-American philanthropic leaders to engage our community in United Way’s work through collaborative efforts of reducing poverty, increasing literacy and improving economic…

Breaking Out the Bubbly with Women United: Meet the Speaker

September 10, 2018

Pop, sip and clink with Charlotte’s top female corporate and community leaders at Breaking out the Bubbly, organized by United Way’s Women United on Thursday,…

Taking Volunteerism to the Next Level with Hands On Charlotte

September 7, 2018

Without volunteer leaders, United Way’s Hands On Charlotte would not be able to create and implement programs that make a difference in our community.  …

Getting to Know United Way’s New President and CEO

September 6, 2018

We are welcoming a familiar face to United Way’s top seat as Laura Clark becomes the sixth leader in our organization’s 86-year history.   Laura…

Volunteers unite for annual Cabarrus County Week of Caring

September 4, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers united for a fun-filled week of service projects Aug. 27-31 to help local organizations as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’…

ACC Championship Tickets Supporting United Way

September 1, 2018

The Atlantic Coast Conference and United Way of Central Carolinas are continuing their partnership that began in 2015 to support student literacy through the ACC…

Hundreds of Volunteers Help Union County Neighbors During Annual Day of Caring

August 28, 2018

More than 1,100 volunteers came together in service on Saturday, Aug. 25 to help fellow neighbors as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’ Union…

Volunteer Finds His Calling with Hands On Charlotte

August 27, 2018

Ben Burton can’t imagine what it’d be like to stop volunteering in his community. Believing in the importance of getting involved and giving back, Burton…

Elliott Davis Employees Remain Committed to Giving Back

August 26, 2018

Making communities a great place to work, grow and thrive is a priority for Elliott Davis.   Giving back to communities in the firm’s southeastern…

Convening Local Leaders Through Women United

August 21, 2018

Inspired to create greater impact in our community, in March of this year Women United‘s membership committee began convening members of local women’s business resource groups…

Get involved and make a difference

August 20, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers gathered at 42 schools Aug.17 as part of All In For the Kids, a partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the Charlotte Chamber of…

Young Leaders Community Spotlight: Jamall Kinard

August 17, 2018

Jamall Kinard is a young professional in Charlotte filling many roles, from dedicated volunteer to neighborhood leader. He helps lead projects coordinated by United Way’s Hands…

Be a Part of These A-LIST Events in September

August 16, 2018

As the summer months wind down, United Way’s A-LIST is gearing up for more networking and volunteerism events focused on professional development and community engagement….

5 Ways to Volunteer as a Tutor

August 15, 2018

One of the most effective ways to help children achieve academically is through dedicated, one-on-one instruction.   Through various tutoring opportunities, United Way of Central…

Championing Childhood Success Across Five Counties

August 14, 2018

Children’s earliest experiences can determine their ability to succeed in school and life. Early access to quality education programs is essential to promoting children’s development…

3 Reasons to Join the LINC and Young Leaders Cornhole Tournament

August 13, 2018

  Think you’ve got what it takes to win it all?   Philanthropy, food and competition take centerstage as United Way of Central Carolinas’ LINC…

Atrium Health Volunteer Finds Blessings Through Tutor Charlotte

August 7, 2018

Glenn Rogers knows that investing time and resources in the youngest members of our community is pivotal for childhood success.   It’s why he jumped…

Panthers Host Local Educators Championing Character Playbook

August 6, 2018

A new season is right around the corner for the Carolina Panthers, who invited dozens of teachers and principals from across the Carolinas to join…

Atrium Health Shows Passion for a Healthy Community

August 3, 2018

Atrium Health goes beyond its medical and office walls to improve the health of communities through socially responsible programs, charitable giving and employee volunteerism.  …

Making a difference together

July 25, 2018

An engaged workforce is vitally important in the Charlotte community. When a Harvard University/UC Berkeley study revealed Charlotte-Mecklenburg ranks 50th out of 50 among the…

4 Tips For Building Good Summer Reading Habits

July 11, 2018

Although school is out, reading is important for children to do throughout the summer months so they continue developing a strong foundation for success in…

Coming Together to Combat the Summer Slide

July 9, 2018

Educators attest that the first five years of a child’s life are critical to developing a strong foundation for success in school and life.  …

The future of philanthropy is here

July 6, 2018

United Way has long partnered with 60,000+ companies worldwide on workplace giving, employee volunteerism and other social purpose activities. Now companies want an even simpler, easier…

5 ways to be a better nonprofit board member

June 22, 2018

Serving as a nonprofit board member can be a challenging but rewarding experience. With hundreds of nonprofit boards to join in Charlotte, it’s helpful to…