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Seven Myths About Volunteering

June 5, 2019

Contributing to peers, neighbors and the community by volunteering is important at every age. We’re addressing some common volunteerism misconceptions so you don’t miss out…

United Way Commends Cabarrus County Donors and Volunteers

May 28, 2019

The generosity and dedication United Way donors and volunteers show in Cabarrus County is one-of-a-kind.   Continuing an annual tradition, United Way celebrated its top…

Letter to the community: Aligning our volunteerism model for greater impact

May 23, 2019

Since Hands On Charlotte created our first calendar volunteer projects in the spring of 1991, back when we mailed a monthly newsletter to people’s homes…

Local Firms Awarded in Second Annual Accounting & Consulting Cup Competition

May 16, 2019

Over the past year, accounting and consulting firms in our region have joined United Way in helping to create stronger neighborhoods, improve the systems that…

United Way Gives Thanks to Mooresville-Lake Norman Donors and Volunteers

May 15, 2019

The commitment and passion United Way donors and volunteers show in the Mooresville-Lake Norman area is invaluable.   Continuing an annual tradition, United Way celebrated…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Youth Success Impact Work

May 9, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on May 8, 2019 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to share how we’re ensuring…

5 United Way Partners Committed to Youth Success

May 1, 2019

Each day, United Way works to ensure every young person across the greater Charlotte region has the knowledge, skills and experiences to create a successful…

How to Make a Difference as a Tutor in Our Community

April 26, 2019

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

4 Ways the Community Came Together During United Way Volunteer Week

April 22, 2019

Hundreds of volunteers across the Charlotte community answered the call during United Way Volunteer Week, April 5-13, uniting in service and taking action through the…

Let’s Chat! United Way Shares Its Impact Through Volunteerism

April 19, 2019

United Way of Central Carolinas joined United Ways across the country on April 10, 2019 for a #UnitedWayChat Twitter discussion to recognize and celebrate volunteers…

Volunteers Mobilize Across Community for Hands On Charlotte Day

April 17, 2019

Ever since she was a little girl, Brittany Bumphus has liked helping people in her community. Now an adult with a successful career in Charlotte,…

Driving Employee Engagement Through Volunteerism

April 15, 2019

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…

Boosting engagement through unique volunteer initiatives

April 12, 2019

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…

Is volunteering the new happy hour?

April 11, 2019

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…

Local Volunteers Honored at United Way Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast

April 10, 2019

Every day, volunteers play an integral role in strengthening communities and making a difference in the lives of others.   United Way of Central Carolinas…

Hundreds of volunteers pitch in for 16th annual Charlotte Playground Build

April 8, 2019

Despite gray clouds and rain showers, hundreds of volunteers were not deterred from building a student-designed playground in one day at Barringer Academic Center in…

Charlotte Celebrates National Volunteer Week in a BIG Way

April 7, 2019

National Volunteer Week. DO GOOD Week. United Way Volunteer Week.   It doesn’t matter what you call it, it matters that you get involved.  …

Dixon Hughes Goodman Leads by Philanthropic Example

April 1, 2019

Dixon Hughes Goodman’s passion to serve goes well beyond the work the company does for their clients. The accounting firm is enthusiastic about supporting the…

United Way Celebrates Union County Donors and Volunteers

March 29, 2019

The passion, commitment and hard work United Way donors and volunteers show in Union County doesn’t go unnoticed.   Continuing an annual tradition, United Way…

Elliott Davis Takes Philanthropic Efforts to Next Level

March 28, 2019

Elliott Davis fosters an inclusive and progressive culture of giving back to the communities in the company’s southeastern footprint. The accounting firm takes the time…

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…

Volunteer Turns Her Passion for Service Into a Career

March 19, 2019

  Volunteer Dakota Tuggle lets her passion for helping women and children be her motivation in life.   While pursuing a future career in social…

Ingersoll Rand Illustrates Passion for Giving Back to Communities

March 17, 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’…