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3 New Year’s Resolutions United Way Can Help You Keep

December 12, 2019

For many people, New Year’s resolutions are an opportunity to resolve to make changes, accomplish goals and improve lives.   Need a little inspiration for…

United Way and ACC Celebrate 20+ Years of Partnership

December 9, 2019

The first weekend of December brings together the community’s love of college football and helping children in the greater Charlotte region succeed.   United Way…

Reflections of a United Way Loaned Executive: Tyshanna Wallace

December 2, 2019

Loaned executives come to United Way “on loan” from companies and organizations to assist in coordinating fundraising strategies, volunteer support and donor cultivation throughout the…

Reflections of a United Way Campaign Associate: Hannah Marsh

November 22, 2019

Campaign associates function as extensions of United Way’s Resource Development team in coordinating employee fundraising campaigns and soliciting employee pledges throughout the Charlotte region. Although…

United Way to Usher in New Year in New Charlotte Location

November 15, 2019

United Way is moving!   In early January 2020, United Way of Central Carolinas will settle into its new space at the Children and Family…

The Power of Collective Giving on #GivingTuesday

November 8, 2019

For anyone who ever wished to have the power to make a really big impact on their community, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to do…

Join United Way and the ACC to win big for education

November 5, 2019

You’re invited!   This December, join the Atlantic Coast Conference and United Way of Central Carolinas for an evening of football fun while supporting children…

Putting power in our neighborhoods

November 1, 2019

This blog post is a companion piece to Care Ring’s “Seeking the Heart” podcast series in which the nonprofit talks with leaders from across the…

Reflections of a United Way Campaign Associate: Mac Ingland

October 28, 2019

Campaign associates function as extensions of United Way’s Resource Development team in coordinating employee fundraising campaigns and soliciting employee pledges throughout the Charlotte region. Although…

Ways to Give Back with United Way This Season

October 16, 2019

Behind all United Way’s work, there are people like you who get involved in significant ways to ensure a better future for children, families and…

United Way Hi.Tech Shootout Marks 20th Year With a Hole in $1.18M

October 10, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas, in partnership with co-hosts Bank of America, BB&T, and Wells Fargo, celebrated the 20th anniversary for the Hi.Tech Shootout golf…

UNITED WAY RAISES NEARLY $270,000 FOR LAKE ARBOR RESIDENTS

September 16, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas raised more than $267,000 during a special appeal to the public in support of Lake Arbor apartment residents, who received…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

September 12, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on September 12, 2019 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re committed…

United Way Raising Funds to Support Lake Arbor Residents in Charlotte

August 27, 2019

The Issue   On July 30, 2019 residents at 177 apartments at the Lake Arbor property in Mecklenburg County were informed via letter of the…

United Way’s Day of Caring Shows Giving Spirit Across Union County

August 25, 2019

It isn’t hard to see the passion, commitment and hard work volunteers show in Union County.   Most recently, the community’s giving spirit was visible…

Charlotte companies, volunteers join Live United Day back-to-school prep

August 18, 2019

Preparing for a new academic year can be tedious for school staff like Nelda Smith, the media specialist at South Charlotte Middle School who oversees…

Back-to-School: Strong Attendance Leads to Student Success

July 30, 2019

The more kids are at school, the more opportunities they have to learn and build the skills and knowledge they need for life.   In…

Get the Answers: FAQs about United Way of Central Carolinas

July 24, 2019

Every day, United Way of Central Carolinas harnesses the power of collective giving to fight against the community’s most daunting social challenges and support children,…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Childhood Success Impact Work

July 19, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on July 17, 2019 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re ensuring…

How Children Are Succeeding in Charlotte’s Grier Heights Neighborhood

July 15, 2019

Childhood success starts with the neighborhood we grow up in.   Grier Heights, a historically middle-income black community located just three miles south of uptown…

7 Ways to Impact Early Childhood Education by Volunteering

July 10, 2019

United Way fights to empower every child to succeed in school and life. We do this by working with a network of community agencies and…

Achieve All Year: Summer Studying for Classroom Comprehension

July 2, 2019

School may be out but learning doesn’t stop in the summertime!   United Way is committed to year-round childhood success throughout the greater Charlotte region,…

5 Tips for Encouraging Children to Read

June 26, 2019

Early learning experiences including reading are a large part of children’s intellectual development. In fact, reading proficiency in third grade is a significant predictor of…

Strengthening Communities Through United Way Day of Action

June 21, 2019

Giving back. Getting involved. Lending a hand.   Each June, United Way Day of Action mobilizes the caring power of volunteers in more than 400…

18 Ways to Volunteer across the Charlotte Region

June 11, 2019

United Way’s Hands On Charlotte has transitioned to a new volunteer model and no longer offers sign-ups for individual projects through a traditional calendar program….