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Lowe’s Investment Strengthens Communities

December 8, 2022

Lowe’s Foundation gives $500,000 to United Way of Central Carolinas to fund expanded United Neighborhoods efforts across the Charlotte region.   On Giving Tuesday, the…

Showing Gratitude for a Community That Cares

November 16, 2022

As the season of reflection and gratitude begins, United Way of Central Carolinas is grateful to work within a community that cares. Our work could…

Building Dreams at the 18th Annual Playground Build

November 1, 2022

On Friday, October 28, approximately 300 volunteers from 13 local companies, came together to deliver the gift of a brand new playground at Marie G….

Offering High-Quality Healthcare to Individuals and Families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg

October 28, 2022

Care Ring has been serving Charlotte since 1955 and their mission has remained the same after all these years – to provide high-quality healthcare services…

Improving Economic Mobility in Charlotte

October 26, 2022

The American Dream is the idea that everyone in the United States has the same opportunity for success in life. However, that is not the…

UNITED WAY HI.TECH SHOOTOUT RAISES $758,000 FOR CHARLOTTE REGION

October 19, 2022

United Way of Central Carolinas, in partnership with Bank of America, Truist, and Wells Fargo, raised $758,510 for the Charlotte region. Special thank you to…

Providing Fresh, Local Produce to Neighbors in Charlotte

October 18, 2022

Around 15% of the Mecklenburg County population lives in food deserts, which is greater than the national average of about 11%. (MeckNC.gov) This means that…

Supporting Positive Relationships with Youth in East Charlotte Through Mentorship & Education

September 21, 2022

It’s hard to grasp just how important community is until you need it most. That’s why Promise Youth Development brings youth in East Charlotte together…

Deloitte and United Way: Working Together for the Common Good

I’m proud of the way Deloitte engages in community-building activities both here in the Carolinas and around the U.S. I’m particularly proud of our 30-plus-year…

Identifying the Needs of Residents in Anson County

September 9, 2022

In January 2022, a diverse committee of Anson County residents and community leaders was created to identify areas of need where United Way funding can…