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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…

LendingTree commits $1M to COVID-19 Response Fund launched by Foundation For the Carolinas and United Way of Central Carolinas

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…

Regions Bank Invests in ‘Being an Everyday Hero’

March 2, 2020

Regions Bank is committed to making meaningful impact in the communities in which its employees live, work and serve, from the company’s dedication to helping…

GreerWalker LLP Champions a Culture of Community Service

February 26, 2020

GreerWalker LLP is committed to making a difference in the communities where its employees live and work, championing community involvement as a foundation of the…

Get the Answers: FAQs about the 2020 U.S. Census

February 19, 2020

Census Day is April 1, 2020 and we’re spreading the word about how important the census is to our community.   The census brings valuable…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares the Impact of 211

February 10, 2020

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country for a #UnitedWayChat on February 5, 2020 to share how 211 connects our community…

When the Crisis Hits Home

February 4, 2020

Dear United Way Family,   In July of 2019, Lake Arbor’s property management company informed residents of nearly 150 apartments that they would have to…

Elevating a Racial Equity Focus with United Way’s Newest Learning Community

January 29, 2020

As part of United Way of Central Carolinas’ commitment to elevating diverse perspectives, championing inclusive programs and advancing equitable outcomes, in February 2020 a dozen…

How 1,000 Volunteers Joined United Way to Honor Dr. King

January 22, 2020

Audrey Johnson and Briell McCoy love giving back to their community. Wanting to get involved through service during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday,…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Focus on Financial Stability

January 17, 2020

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on January 15, 2020 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re helping…

Making It Count: The 2020 U.S. Census

January 13, 2020

Have you heard about the 2020 Census? Census Day is April 1, 2020 and we’re spreading the word about how important the census is to…

Reflections of a United Way Campaign Associate: Ryan Harris

January 6, 2020

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…

Answering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Call to Serve

December 27, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas will celebrate the life, legacy and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its annual MLK Call to Service…

Year in Review: United Way’s Biggest Impact Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019

From giving and volunteering, to impacting and advocating, it has been a busy year at United Way of Central Carolinas. As we look forward to…

Season’s Greetings from United Way’s President and CEO

December 16, 2019

Dear United Way Family,   As 2019 draws to an end, I want to wish you and your family a very happy holiday and best…

Reflections of a United Way Campaign Associate: Elena Suarez

December 13, 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…

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

December 10, 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 8, 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…