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Hunger Dinner Gives a Taste of Food Insecurity

October 16, 2018

What’s it like to face food insecurity every day?   For many children and families living in the Charlotte region, access to enough healthy food…

How United Way’s Engagement Groups Are Making a Positive Impact in our Community

October 12, 2018

One of the things that makes United Way of Central Carolinas’ engagement groups so unique is their focus on going beyond traditional networking events to…

5 United Way Partners Advancing Healthy Living

October 4, 2018

Access to health care is vital for children’s growth and development and for adults to live a full and productive life. Without affordable, quality health…

How Giving Back is Good for Your Health

October 2, 2018

What’s a great way to help ensure healthy, active and independent living throughout life? Volunteering!   That’s right – volunteering is closely tied to good…

Volunteers roll up sleeves for Mooresville-Lake Norman Days of Caring

October 1, 2018

More than 175 volunteers took the opportunity to roll up their sleeves and work together Sept. 22-25 to make an impact in our community during…

Anson County Day of Caring Unites Volunteers to Serve Neighbors in Need

September 27, 2018

A total of 200 volunteers united on Saturday, Sept. 22 to help neighbors in need as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’ Anson County…

You’re Invited to Talk United!

September 26, 2018

Lend your voice. Raise your hand. Make a difference.   Creating opportunities for conversations is a powerful way to bring people together. We have a…

Wells Fargo Works to Create a Community of Care

September 24, 2018

Through a combination of nonprofit partnerships, volunteer activities, grants and other local investments, Wells Fargo is strengthening our community.   The company focuses its philanthropic…

Volunteer’s Desire to Make Positive Impact Leads Her to Hands On Charlotte

September 20, 2018

Amber Goode’s urge to get more involved in her community through volunteerism was set in motion as a teenager. When she was just 14 years…

Young Leaders hosting first Talk United event

September 14, 2018

Charlotte is known for its youthful and diverse people, quality of life, and immense population growth. In the past 10 years alone, Charlotte has experienced…

A-LIST Drives a Culture of Inclusion and Equality

September 12, 2018

A-LIST brings together African-American philanthropic leaders to engage our community in United Way’s work through collaborative efforts of reducing poverty, increasing literacy and improving economic…

Breaking Out the Bubbly with Women United: Meet the Speaker

September 10, 2018

Pop, sip and clink with Charlotte’s top female corporate and community leaders at Breaking out the Bubbly, organized by United Way’s Women United on Thursday,…

Taking Volunteerism to the Next Level with Hands On Charlotte

September 7, 2018

Without volunteer leaders, United Way’s Hands On Charlotte would not be able to create and implement programs that make a difference in our community.  …

Getting to Know United Way’s New President and CEO

September 6, 2018

We are welcoming a familiar face to United Way’s top seat as Laura Clark becomes the sixth leader in our organization’s 86-year history.   Laura…

Volunteers unite for annual Cabarrus County Week of Caring

September 4, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers united for a fun-filled week of service projects Aug. 27-31 to help local organizations as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’…

ACC Championship Tickets Supporting United Way

September 1, 2018

The Atlantic Coast Conference and United Way of Central Carolinas are continuing their partnership that began in 2015 to support student literacy through the ACC…

Hundreds of Volunteers Help Union County Neighbors During Annual Day of Caring

August 28, 2018

More than 1,100 volunteers came together in service on Saturday, Aug. 25 to help fellow neighbors as part of United Way of Central Carolinas’ Union…

Volunteer Finds His Calling with Hands On Charlotte

August 27, 2018

Ben Burton can’t imagine what it’d be like to stop volunteering in his community. Believing in the importance of getting involved and giving back, Burton…

Elliott Davis Employees Remain Committed to Giving Back

August 26, 2018

Making communities a great place to work, grow and thrive is a priority for Elliott Davis.   Giving back to communities in the firm’s southeastern…

Convening Local Leaders Through Women United

August 21, 2018

Inspired to create greater impact in our community, in March of this year Women United‘s membership committee began convening members of local women’s business resource groups…

Get involved and make a difference

August 20, 2018

Hundreds of volunteers gathered at 42 schools Aug.17 as part of All In For the Kids, a partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the Charlotte Chamber of…

Young Leaders Community Spotlight: Jamall Kinard

August 17, 2018

Jamall Kinard is a young professional in Charlotte filling many roles, from dedicated volunteer to neighborhood leader. He helps lead projects coordinated by United Way’s Hands…

Be a Part of These A-LIST Events in September

August 16, 2018

As the summer months wind down, United Way’s A-LIST is gearing up for more networking and volunteerism events focused on professional development and community engagement….

5 Ways to Volunteer as a Tutor

August 15, 2018

One of the most effective ways to help children achieve academically is through dedicated, one-on-one instruction.   Through various tutoring opportunities, United Way of Central…

Championing Childhood Success Across Five Counties

August 14, 2018

Children’s earliest experiences can determine their ability to succeed in school and life. Early access to quality education programs is essential to promoting children’s development…