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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…

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…

Making a Greater Impact on Residents in Union County

September 1, 2022

At the beginning of 2022, a diverse committee of Union County community members came together to identify key areas of need where United Way funding…

Education and Mentorship Services in the Charlotte Region

August 22, 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…

The Importance of Place-Based Work

August 12, 2022

“We invest in neighborhoods because we believe that you all know exactly what you need in your communities and you just need some support to…

Aligning with the Community’s Needs in Cabarrus County

August 3, 2022

No one knows Cabarrus County like its local community members. That’s why people from across the county joined together to identify the areas where United…

Focusing on Needs Identified by Community Members Across Counties

August 1, 2022

To solve the complex issues we face in our community, we start with making sure our neighbors have what they need to survive. When individuals…

Breaking Down Barriers for Women in the Skilled Trades

July 27, 2022

“It’s not just swinging a hammer,” said Corporate Partnerships Manager Marion Pulse from She Built This City, a local nonprofit seeking equity for women in…

5 Ways to Get Involved with United Way

July 12, 2022

Supporting United Way of Central Carolinas comes in many shapes and sizes. There are a variety of ways to get involved with United Way and…

Providing Resources for Families, the Elderly and Formerly Incarcerated

June 24, 2022

Bringing For The Struggle to life was always a part of Alesha Brown’s plan. Now the Founder and Executive Director of her own nonprofit, For…