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The Importance of Place-Based Work

August 12, 2022

“We invest in neighborhoods because we believe that you all know exactly what you need in your communities and you just need some support to…

Aligning with the Community’s Needs in Cabarrus County

August 3, 2022

No one knows Cabarrus County like its local community members. That’s why people from across Cabarrus County joined together to identify the areas where United…

Breaking Down Barriers for Women in the Skilled Trades

July 27, 2022

“It’s not just swinging a hammer,” said Corporate Partnerships Manager Marion Pulse from She Built This City, a local nonprofit seeking equity in the skilled…

5 Ways to Get Involved with United Way

July 12, 2022

Supporting United Way of Central Carolinas comes in many shapes and sizes. There are a variety of ways to get involved and help serve the…

Providing Resources for Families, the Elderly and Formerly Incarcerated

June 24, 2022

Bringing For The Struggle to life was always a part of Alesha Brown’s plan. Now the Founder and Executive Director of her own nonprofit, For…

Supporting Nonprofit Growth

June 7, 2022

Building a successful nonprofit requires passion, dedication, hard work and funding. It also requires a comprehensive business plan, motivated leadership and strategic goals in order…

Juneteenth: A Day of Celebration and Reflection 2022

June 3, 2022

On June 19, 1865, about two months after the end of the Civil War, word arrived in Galveston Texas, to inform enslaved Africans-American of their…

A Community Letter: Mental Wellness

May 31, 2022

Friends,   May was mental health awareness month – but I’m sending this letter in June because mental health needs to be a priority for…

Promoting Mental Wellness Through Advocacy, Education and Prevention

May 16, 2022

Around 53 million U.S. adults experienced a mental health disorder in 2020, compared to 50 million in 2019. Less than half of these diagnosed mental…

Mental Health Services in the Charlotte Region

May 13, 2022

United Way of Central Carolinas funds nonprofits in the Charlotte region in order to improve economic mobility, advance racial equity and ensure everyone has the…