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Carolina Panthers Player Chris Manhertz Talks Character Building, Mental Wellness with Local Students

May 21, 2020

While continuing to practice social distancing and remote learning, hundreds of students across the Carolinas got to hear from Carolina Panthers tight end Chris Manhertz…

United Way celebrates success of local accounting and consulting firms

May 13, 2020

Over the past year, accounting and consulting firms within the Charlotte region have joined United Way of Central Carolinas in helping to create stronger neighborhoods,…

How United Way’s COVID-19 Response Spans 5 Counties

May 11, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food pantries,…

Nearly $1.6M awarded to supplement emergency food and shelter efforts across the Charlotte region

May 7, 2020

Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Union counties have been awarded a total of $1,576,545 to help supplement local emergency food and shelter efforts.   A portion of…

Volunteerism Leads to an Engaged Workforce

April 30, 2020

For centuries, the workforce has engaged in after-hours events to relax from a hard day’s work and get to know colleagues on a more personal…

6 Best Practices for Planning Corporate Volunteer Projects

April 28, 2020

Group volunteer projects are a great way to build teamwork and support community needs. By putting sufficient care into scheduling and executing these projects, the…

Ernst & Young and Wells Fargo Lead by Philanthropic Example

April 23, 2020

It’s no surprise to business leaders that engaged employees make better team members. Increasingly, people want to work for companies and organizations that give back…

How Volunteerism Drives Employee Engagement

April 22, 2020

Supporting the community through volunteerism is a value more and more companies in the Charlotte region are intentionally including in their workplace culture, and rightly…

Meet United Way’s Volunteer Management Team

April 20, 2020

When it comes to community engagement, companies have the power to bring positive and measurable change to the cities, towns and neighborhoods where they do…

51 Nonprofits Tackling COVID-19 with United Way’s Help

April 15, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food…

Launch of Iredell COVID-19 Response Fund Welcomes Support

April 7, 2020

Across our region, local nonprofit agencies are experiencing the impact of COVID-19 and straining to address increased needs as the economy tightens, stay-at-home mandates and…

How United Way is Supporting Nonprofits During COVID-19

March 31, 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, our most critical nonprofit organizations that serve on the front lines of any community emergency (shelters, food…

COVID-19 Resource Library for Nonprofits

COVID-19 resource library compiles materials aimed at helping nonprofits achieve their mission during the coronavirus pandemic.   Updated April 2, 2020   $2.2. TRILLION CORONAVIRUS…

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…

New Tax Advantages for Donors

March 20, 2020

United Way of Central Carolinas is a leader in supporting the needs of our community. The funding we provide to nonprofit agencies who offer medical…

United Way, Foundation For The Carolinas Launch COVID-19 Response Fund

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…