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Did you know that across our nation, 7,000 students drop out every school day, but new evidence suggests that the make-or-break moment for high school dropouts may actually occur in middle school.... Read More
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 10:05am
Today was Career Day at Enka Middle! In all, we had 30 speakers representing a wide array of careers – doctor, engineer, auto mechanic, wildlife officer, physical therapist, county commissioner, chef... Read More
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:47pm
People who give of their personal time to care for others are among some of the best people in the world. Here at United Way, we get to meet a lot of those folks and we try to shine a spotlight on... Read More
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:15am
For the fourth year in a row, we had a pretty big incentive for donors. Paramount Kia of Asheville donated a new Kia Soul and it helped increase new donations to the Community Investment Fund. Anyone... Read More
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:13pm
How many of us have fallen head-over-heels for a book? There is nothing like joy that comes from the emotions and relationships between characters, the sights and sounds of a new fictional world, the... Read More
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:06am
Carolina Public Press, a local nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet, hosted a forum on the issues of hunger, food deserts and food insecurity. You can watch the entire forum below but several of our... Read More
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:44pm
Everyone should be able to see a doctor when they need to. But for many Americans this is not possible because they do not have healthcare coverage. Currently, the Affordable Care Marketplace is... Read More
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 4:19pm
"Who in this room was the class clown?" "Who are stepparents?" "How many of you love to dance?" Last month we loaded up the flip charts and headed over to Montreat for our annual staff retreat. It... Read More
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:54am
Each month at United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, we highlight and interview one of our incredible staff members. This month we are interviewing Lisa Ross, our Donor Analytics &... Read More
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 2:46pm
College Week will be held at Erwin Middle School in February  On the week of February 20th at Erwin Middle School, students will do college-related activities every morning for their second period... Read More
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:06am

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