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Day of Caring Brings Together Over 800 Union County Neighbors in Service

September 2, 2021

More than 800 volunteers across the community joined United Way of Central Carolinas to celebrate the 28th annual United Way Union County Day of Caring…

Nurturing Children and Strengthening Families in Cabarrus County

August 23, 2021

Each day, United Way of Central Carolinas works to ensure children and young people in Cabarrus County have the knowledge, skills and resources to create…

Advancing Opportunities for Youth, Families and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

August 11, 2021

Gemini Boyd believes in second chances and better chances. Although a Charlotte native, Boyd felt like a visitor in town after he was released from…

Accessing Essential Mental Health Services in Union County

July 28, 2021

Strengthening the overall well-being of our community involves United Way of Central Carolinas’ support of efforts that reduce health disparities and increase access to health…

Preparing Children for Success in Anson County

July 22, 2021

To positively influence our community’s future, United Way of Central Carolinas knows we must set our youngest minds up for success, including those in Anson…

Addressing Homelessness through Innovation, Hope and Advocacy

July 13, 2021

Emmanuel Threatt can see glimpses of the people he most cares about in the faces of individuals experiencing homelessness in Charlotte. He can see how…

Extending Gratitude with Final Round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants

July 8, 2021

Dear community,   Fifteen months after United Way of Central Carolinas and Foundation For The Carolinas partnered to launch the Charlotte-Mecklenburg COVID-19 Response Fund—with support…

Supporting the Mission to Live United Across Our Community

June 14, 2021

Strong. Sustainable. Healthy. Safe.   These are the kind of communities United Way of Central Carolinas is committed to building.   We’re excited to join…

Growing Unite Charlotte, Deepening Grassroots Support

June 3, 2021

A program launched five years ago by United Way of Central Carolinas in response to the civic unrest in Charlotte will expand in 2022, deepening…

Advocating for Equity in Our Community’s Growth

May 27, 2021

Over the past 50 years, Charlotte has grown from 288,000 to more than 857,425 residents. The city continues to attract new residents with 100 people…