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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…

Volunteers Support Neighborhood Transformations on Live United Day

May 4, 2022

On Saturday, the sun was shining, music was playing and more than 100 volunteers were smiling and chatting as they got ready to spend their…

Accenture Volunteers Address Skills-Based Needs

April 25, 2022

Since 2016, United Way of Central Carolinas has expanded its support of local nonprofit organizations to include smaller, grassroots agencies led by people of color….

The Evolution of Volunteering Through the Pandemic

April 18, 2022

On a Saturday in January 2020, United Way of Central Carolinas hosted its annual MLK Call to Service, engaging 1,000 volunteers who answered the call…

New Partnerships Leading to Greater Impact

March 22, 2022

In December, United Way of Central Carolinas announced the addition of the Lakeview community into United Neighborhoods, a place-based, holistic strategy that drives deep neighborhood transformation….

Racial Equity Nonprofit Board Training

March 15, 2022

This three-part workshop, organized by United Way of Central Carolinas and presented by TIAA, unites leaders to learn, stimulate conversation and fuel change.   Nonprofit…

Celebrating National 211 Day

February 11, 2022

Day and night, the team at NC 211 talks to people who are experiencing hardship, feeling concerned about a family member, or simply need more…

Q&A with Lakeview Neighborhood Alliance

February 1, 2022

Launched in 2017 in the Renaissance and Grier Heights communities, United Way’s United Neighborhoods welcomes the Lakeview community as its third focus neighborhood in 2022. United…

More than 750 Individuals Answered the Call To Service

January 28, 2022

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s commitment to service, United Way of Central Carolinas hosted MLK Call to Service, a virtual week-long celebration,…