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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…

Building Dreams: 2021 Charlotte Playground Build

October 25, 2021

On Friday, October 22, nearly 140 volunteers came together to deliver the gift of a brand new playground at Sterling Elementary School as part of…

Zooming Into Campaign Season Efficiencies

October 13, 2021

Predictably, the fall brings cooler weather, football season, pumpkins and your local United Way community fundraising campaign. For the last 90 years, United Way of…

Pilot Program Partnership with Apparo

October 1, 2021

In partnership with United Way of Central Carolinas, Apparo has launched the Technology Education and Mentorship Pilot Program for a group of 10 Unite Charlotte nonprofits….

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…