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Atrium Health Has Long Tradition of Community Generosity

March 25, 2019

Atrium Health continuously shows a passion for healthy communities not only through its mission, but also with its ongoing support of United Way’s work across…

Enterprise Holdings Promotes Pay-It-Forward Culture

March 21, 2019

Enterprise Holdings knows that healthy and prosperous communities are the lifeblood of its business. That is why the company is committed to promoting long-term community…

Ingersoll Rand Illustrates Passion for Giving Back to Communities

March 18, 2019

Ingersoll Rand strives to build close relationships with the communities where its employees live and work – beyond one-time donations and singular volunteer activities. A…

Regions Bank Invests in Bettering the Communities it Serves

March 13, 2019

Regions Bank is committed to the success of the communities in which it serves, from the company’s commitment to helping improve economic mobility to employees’…

Wingate University Shows Enthusiasm for Community Engagement

March 11, 2019

Wingate University stresses the importance of community engagement and volunteering throughout many aspects of campus life. The university’s strong philanthropic culture is conveyed in its…

CEO’s Help Kick Off Community Book Drive

March 1, 2019

Growing up in a household with books is imperative to a child’s learning, but 61 percent of low-income families have no books at home for…

A-LIST Celebrates Impact of Local African-American History

February 22, 2019

United Way’s A-LIST group has grown and accomplished much over the past several years – from hosting the EmpowHERment conference in 2016 to holding quarterly…

NBA Players and Volunteers Give Back in Charlotte’s Renaissance West Community

February 18, 2019

As part of NBA All-Star 2019 Charlotte Weekend, the NBA took time off the court to support local youth, families and organizations through grassroots efforts…

Volunteer Connects His Passion for the Outdoors with Giving Back

February 13, 2019

An avid outdoorsman, Daryl Peck combined his passion for nature with giving back by serving as a Hands On Charlotte volunteer leader at weekend creek…

Introducing the 2019 United Way Young Leaders Awards Winners

February 7, 2019

More than two months ago, we asked our community to nominate standout young professionals making a difference across the Charlotte region for United Way’s inaugural…

A Community Letter from President & CEO Laura Clark

February 4, 2019

United Way Family –   I stepped into my new role as president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Carolinas in September…

How 2-1-1 Assists with Community Needs Every Day

February 1, 2019

While most people might consider an emergency a physical or mental issue in need of quick attention, what if the emergency can’t be solved by…

Career Advice Every Young Professional Can Follow

January 30, 2019

Young professionals have been key in developing the community we call home – sharing their voices and collaborating on philanthropic, volunteer and leadership initiatives.  …

Getting Financially Fit with Community Link

January 28, 2019

  Whether it’s instability due to a family crisis, unemployment or a history of financial hardship, we work every day with our network of partners…

Run, Walk or Play to Support United Way

January 24, 2019

Cabarrus Brewing Company, Uwharrie Bank and United Way of Central Carolinas are teaming up for March Forth with United Way, the third annual 5K fundraiser…

More than 1,200 Volunteers Assist Community at United Way MLK Call to Service

January 21, 2019

The cold, rainy weather didn’t stop Laila Sudler, 10, from finding a way to showcase her creativity while getting out of her house to volunteer…

Learning to Build a Culture of Equity and Inclusion with Tutor Charlotte

January 18, 2019

Diversity is one of the greatest strengths in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) and in our community. CMS serves students from more than 160 countries, bringing a…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Financial Stability-Related Impact Work

January 16, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on Jan. 16, 2019 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re helping…

The Impact of Joining United Way to Live United

January 11, 2019

United Way has always been about neighbors helping neighbors, as we envision a community where everyone can achieve their potential. It’s not a vision we…

United Way President, CEO Laura Clark a Leader to Watch in 2019

January 8, 2019

Each year, the Charlotte Business Journal’s editorial staff reflects on Charlotte’s top stories – including the biggest local newsmakers, people who’ve pushed the Queen City…

50 Ways 2-1-1 Serves the Community

January 3, 2019

2-1-1 is a free, confidential hotline that connects people to local health and human services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It can…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Health-Related Impact Work

December 23, 2018

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on Dec. 11, 2018 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re helping…

How United Way Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 18, 2018

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…

Happy Holidays from United Way’s President and CEO

December 14, 2018

On behalf of United Way, we wish you and your family a happy holiday!   As family and friends gather for the holidays, stories of…

5 United Way Partners Building a More Financially Stable Community

December 10, 2018

Across the greater Charlotte region, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and resources they need to become financially stable….