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Cultivating Our Community’s Youngest Leaders

April 14, 2021

Courtnie McIntosh didn’t always feel like she had adequate resources or a strong support system to guide her on the path to success. An Anson…

Loaves & Fishes Volunteers Provide Food Access During Pandemic

April 12, 2021

Volunteers serve a vital role in strengthening communities, assisting neighbors and advancing organizational missions, programs and services. Whether assembling hygiene kits for the homeless, organizing…

Rising to the Challenge: Change in a New Direction

April 9, 2021

The crises of 2020, including the coronavirus pandemic and racial unrest, have accelerated commitments by Charlotte-based employers to address economic inequities, social disparities and racial…

Racial Equity Learning with United Way

March 31, 2021

United Way of Central Carolinas works to create lasting change for those most in need through strategic community philanthropy. Our mission compels us to work…

When We Live United

March 26, 2021

What does it mean to Live United?   Live United is a mission and goal that speaks to the core of United Way’s philosophy. Whether…

One Year Later: The Impact of the COVID-19 Response Fund

March 10, 2021

United Way of Central Carolinas was founded 90 years ago in Mecklenburg County as “Emergency Relief” to help people affected by the Great Depression through…

Inspiring Impact: Women Leaders to Know at United Way of Central Carolinas

March 8, 2021

Women have played an important role in United Way of Central Carolinas’ mission since its founding in 1931. Now, 90 years later, the organization is…

Addressing community violence and promoting public safety through SAFE Charlotte

March 3, 2021

United Way of Central Carolinas and the City of Charlotte know that creating and sustaining a city where all residents are safe requires collaboration, innovation…

Capacity-Building 101: Shaping Nonprofits into Forces for Good

February 17, 2021

United Way of Central Carolinas is committed to giving organizations across the Charlotte region the tools, resources and opportunities to build capacity, maximize impact of…

Building Good Racial Equity Habits: A Conversation with Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.

February 15, 2021

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. has pursued and achieved success in academia, business, diversity, leadership and community service. In 1996, he started America & MOORE, LLC…