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A United Thread: Families First in Cabarrus County

August 4, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: Turning Point, Inc.

July 31, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: Care Ring

July 24, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: Academic Learning Center

July 20, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: Anson County Partnership for Children

July 14, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: HealthReach Community Clinic

July 8, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

A United Thread: Safe Alliance

July 1, 2020

Our newest series, A United Thread, highlights the importance of pulling together to collectively serve our community through an unprecedented time. In each segment, we…

How United Way’s COVID-19 Response Spans 5 Counties

June 17, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food pantries,…

Our United Response

June 4, 2020

The tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic and its disparate health and economic impact on communities of color, and the murders of George Floyd and so…

Carolina Panthers Player Chris Manhertz Talks Character Building, Mental Wellness with Local Students

May 21, 2020

While continuing to practice social distancing and remote learning, hundreds of students across the Carolinas got to hear from Carolina Panthers tight end Chris Manhertz…

United Way celebrates success of local accounting and consulting firms

May 13, 2020

Over the past year, accounting and consulting firms within the Charlotte region have joined United Way of Central Carolinas in helping to create stronger neighborhoods,…

Nearly $1.6M awarded to supplement emergency food and shelter efforts across the Charlotte region

May 7, 2020

Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Union counties have been awarded a total of $1,576,545 to help supplement local emergency food and shelter efforts.   A portion of…

Volunteerism Leads to an Engaged Workforce

April 30, 2020

For centuries, the workforce has engaged in after-hours events to relax from a hard day’s work and get to know colleagues on a more personal…

6 Best Practices for Planning Corporate Volunteer Projects

April 28, 2020

Group volunteer projects are a great way to build teamwork and support community needs. By putting sufficient care into scheduling and executing these projects, the…

Ernst & Young and Wells Fargo Lead by Philanthropic Example

April 23, 2020

It’s no surprise to business leaders that engaged employees make better team members. Increasingly, people want to work for companies and organizations that give back…

How Volunteerism Drives Employee Engagement

April 22, 2020

Supporting the community through volunteerism is a value more and more companies in the Charlotte region are intentionally including in their workplace culture, and rightly…

Meet United Way’s Volunteer Management Team

April 20, 2020

When it comes to community engagement, companies have the power to bring positive and measurable change to the cities, towns and neighborhoods where they do…

51 Nonprofits Tackling COVID-19 with United Way’s Help

April 15, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food…

Launch of Iredell COVID-19 Response Fund Welcomes Support

April 7, 2020

Across our region, local nonprofit agencies are experiencing the impact of COVID-19 and straining to address increased needs as the economy tightens, stay-at-home mandates and…

How United Way is Supporting Nonprofits During COVID-19

March 31, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food…

COVID-19 Resource Library for Nonprofits

COVID-19 resource library compiles materials aimed at helping nonprofits achieve their mission during the coronavirus pandemic.   Updated April 2, 2020   $2.2. TRILLION CORONAVIRUS…

Pulling Together During the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 23, 2020

THE ISSUE   As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community…

New Tax Advantages for Donors

March 20, 2020

United Way of Central Carolinas is a leader in supporting the needs of our community. The funding we provide to nonprofit agencies who offer medical…

United Way, Foundation For The Carolinas Launch COVID-19 Response Fund

March 16, 2020

Charlotte-based LendingTree announced Monday that it is donating $1 million to a community-wide fund to assist those affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Foundation For The…

Get the Answers: FAQs about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020

As an organization dedicated to the well-being of our community, United Way of Central Carolinas is closely watching the developments surrounding the spread of Coronavirus…