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Young Community Leader Spotlight: Jamall Kinard

August 17, 2018

Jamall Kinard is a young professional in Charlotte filling many roles, from dedicated volunteer to neighborhood leader. United Way’s Young Leaders sat down with Jamall…

A-LIST Events You Won’t Want to Miss This 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…

3 Reasons to Join the LINC and Young Leaders Cornhole Tournament

August 13, 2018

Think you’ve got what it takes to win it all?   Philanthropy, food and competition take centerstage as United Way of Central Carolinas’ LINC and…

Atrium Health Volunteer Finds Blessings Through Tutor Charlotte

August 7, 2018

Glenn Rogers knows that investing time and resources in the youngest members of our community is pivotal for childhood success.   It’s why he jumped…

Panthers Host Local Educators Championing Character Playbook

August 6, 2018

A new season is right around the corner for the Carolina Panthers, who invited dozens of teachers and principals from across the Carolinas to join…

Atrium Health Shows Passion for a Healthy Community

August 3, 2018

Atrium Health goes beyond its medical and office walls to improve the health of communities through socially responsible programs, charitable giving and employee volunteerism.  …

Making a difference together

July 25, 2018

An engaged workforce is vitally important in the Charlotte community. When a Harvard University/UC Berkeley study revealed Charlotte-Mecklenburg ranks 50th out of 50 among the…

4 Tips For Building Good Summer Reading Habits

July 11, 2018

Although school is out, reading is important for children to do throughout the summer months so they continue developing a strong foundation for success in…

Coming Together to Combat the Summer Slide

July 9, 2018

Educators attest that the first five years of a child’s life are critical to developing a strong foundation for success in school and life.  …

The future of philanthropy is here

July 6, 2018

United Way has long partnered with 60,000+ companies worldwide on workplace giving, employee volunteerism and other social purpose activities. Now companies want an even simpler, easier…

5 ways to be a better nonprofit board member

June 22, 2018

Serving as a nonprofit board member can be a challenging but rewarding experience. With hundreds of nonprofit boards to join in Charlotte, it’s helpful to…

TIAA’s 100 Days of Difference has big impact

June 20, 2018

Volunteerism with corporate partners helps United Way of Central Carolinas in its fight for the education, health and financial stability of every person in our…

Duke Energy In Action Month

June 14, 2018

Volunteerism plays a key role in United Way of Central Carolinas’ fight for the education, health, and financial stability of every person in the community….

4 reasons not to miss LINC’s Silent Disco

June 7, 2018

Looking for a fun event geared toward young professionals that’s part of a greater cause?   Then you’ll want to mark Thursday, June 14 on…

Volunteer Stacia Dionne gives back to get back

June 4, 2018

Stacia Dionne, senior business process consultant at Ally Financial, licensed massage therapist and fitness coach at MADbolic, practices mental and physical well-being through leading two…

Legal Industry Cup Competition

May 30, 2018

You can never put a price on helping neighbors in our community, but you can add an award to your company’s lobby!   Last year,…

Summer Events for Charlotte Young Professionals

May 29, 2018

This summer, while you’re planning the perfect vacation, be sure to also make plans for professional development, networking, and making a difference in the community….

Thriving Through Change

May 24, 2018

Adapting to change can be hard, but organizations can create ways to thrive through changes while continuing to support the communities they serve.   Leading…

Volunteering for a career boost

May 22, 2018

In the world of online webinars and how-to videos, there are many ways to learn new skills and perfect existing ones. The real trick is…

Coffee & Conversation: Meet the Speakers

May 18, 2018

Young professionals across Charlotte are invited to super charge their morning at Coffee & Conversation on Tuesday, June 5, at the Darla Moore School of…

United Way “Hearts” Its Cabarrus County Partners

May 17, 2018

United Way of Central Carolinas recently recognized Cabarrus County companies and partner agencies at the annual Cheers to You luncheon.   Guests gathered at Cabarrus…

Why volunteerism is crucial to employee engagement

May 14, 2018

With just one flathead screwdriver and two hammers, 26 Bank of America employees spent an afternoon collaborating to assemble 70 trikes for the Salvation Army…

Competing for a Cause

May 10, 2018

Last year, accounting and consulting firms united to engage employees in a friendly competition to support United Way. Each firm, held internal campaigns to share…