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Did You Know? A Look at United Way of Central Carolinas’ History

November 12, 2018

More than 85 years after its emergence, United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. continues to serve our community to ensure everyone has the opportunity to…

Mobile Market Brings Fresh Food to Renaissance

October 31, 2018

For residents like Ms. Moore, eating well and accessing healthy, affordable groceries on a consistent basis are challenging when living in a lower-income, food insecure…

What Makes a Neighborhood Healthy?

October 29, 2018

Healthy children and families. Thriving economic conditions. Quality education options. It’s all these things and more that give a community the power to shine.  …

More than Donations, Ingersoll Rand’s Community Support Drives Change

October 24, 2018

For Ingersoll Rand, giving back doesn’t stop with donations, or with a singular volunteer activity. With its North American Headquarters just outside of Charlotte in…

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

October 23, 2018

Grow your heart three sizes this holiday season by giving back and spreading cheer to those who need it most in our community.   From…

Hunger Dinner Gives a Taste of Food Insecurity

October 16, 2018

What’s it like to face food insecurity every day?   For many children and families living in the Charlotte region, access to enough healthy food…

How United Way’s Engagement Groups Are Making a Positive Impact in our Community

October 8, 2018

One of the things that makes United Way of Central Carolinas’ engagement groups so unique is their focus on going beyond traditional networking events to…

5 United Way Partners Advancing Healthy Living

October 4, 2018

Access to health care is vital for children’s growth and development and for adults to live a full and productive life. Without affordable, quality health…

How Giving Back is Good for Your Health

October 2, 2018

What’s a great way to help ensure healthy, active and independent living throughout life? Volunteering!   That’s right – volunteering is closely tied to good…

Volunteers roll up sleeves for Mooresville-Lake Norman Days of Caring

October 1, 2018

More than 175 volunteers took the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and work together Sept. 22-25 to make an impact in our community during…

Anson County Day of Caring Unites Volunteers to Serve Neighbors in Need

September 27, 2018

A total of 200 volunteers united on Saturday, Sept. 22 to help neighbors in need as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’ Anson County…

You’re Invited to Talk United!

September 26, 2018

Lend your voice. Raise your hand. Make a difference.   Creating opportunities for conversations is a powerful way to bring people together. We have a…

Wells Fargo Works to Create a Community of Care

September 24, 2018

Through a combination of nonprofit partnerships, volunteer activities, grants and other local investments, Wells Fargo is strengthening our community.   The company focuses its philanthropic…

Volunteer’s Desire to Make Positive Impact Leads Her to Hands On Charlotte

September 20, 2018

Amber Goode’s urge to get more involved in her community through volunteerism was set in motion as a teenager. When she was just 14 years…

Young Leaders hosting first Talk United event

September 14, 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…