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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’…

Wingate University Shows Enthusiasm for Community Engagement

March 11, 2019

Wingate University stresses the importance of community engagement and volunteering throughout many aspects of campus life. The university’s strong philanthropic culture is conveyed in its…

Volunteer Spreads Positivity by Engaging with Hands On Charlotte

March 6, 2019

A few years ago, Jermone Jackson was going through a rough time in life.   “At some point I decided that there was enough negativity…

CEO’s Help Kick Off Community Book Drive

March 1, 2019

Growing up in a household with books is imperative to a child’s learning, but 61 percent of low-income families have no books at home for…

Volunteer Sees Hands On Charlotte As Great Way to Plug In

February 26, 2019

As a Charlotte native, John Clement wanted to get involved with the community and give back to the place he calls home. Thanks to a…

A-LIST Celebrates Impact of Local African-American History

February 22, 2019

United Way’s A-LIST group has grown and accomplished much over the past several years – from hosting the EmpowHERment conference in 2016 to holding quarterly…

NBA Players and Volunteers Give Back in Charlotte’s Renaissance West Community

February 18, 2019

As part of NBA All-Star 2019 Charlotte Weekend, the NBA took time off the court to support local youth, families and organizations through grassroots efforts…

Volunteer Connects His Passion for the Outdoors with Giving Back

February 13, 2019

An avid outdoorsman, Daryl Peck combined his passion for nature with giving back by serving as a Hands On Charlotte volunteer leader at weekend creek…

Introducing the 2019 United Way Young Leaders Awards Winners

February 7, 2019

More than two months ago, we asked our community to nominate standout young professionals making a difference across the Charlotte region for United Way’s inaugural…

A Community Letter from President & CEO Laura Clark

February 4, 2019

United Way Family –   I stepped into my new role as president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Carolinas in September…

How 2-1-1 Assists with Community Needs Every Day

February 1, 2019

While most people might consider an emergency a physical or mental issue in need of quick attention, what if the emergency can’t be solved by…