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  One pressing issue in western North Carolina for many years, has been and continues to be, access to affordable housing. In the last 180 days (May-July, 2018), the highest amount of inquiries to... Read More
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:32am
  We'd like to extend a warm congratulations to Mills Manufacturing Corporation, one of the world's largest military parachute manufacturers here in Buncombe County. Giving back to the community is... Read More
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:22am
    United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County currently employs four Resource Coordinators who work full time in four Asheville City and Buncombe County schools: Asheville, Enka, Erwin and Owen... Read More
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 4:26pm
Campaign season will be upon us soon — and with it, a whirlwind of events, socials, and informational meetings. We wanted to share a bit about the important players and moving parts that make it all... Read More
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:39am
UNITED WAY CHAMPION AND ADVOCATE Ask Julie Smith about community and you’ll see her passion come to life. A self described advocate and Brand Champion of United Way, Julie believes that it’s her... Read More
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:21pm
((PICTURED: Beloved former NC 2-1-1 coworker Danica Spencer's son lending a hand at Fill the Bus, part of the annual School Supply Drive.))   Alleviating Need in Asheville and Buncombe County One... Read More
Monday, July 2, 2018 - 3:28pm
“Increase our diversity and equity knowledge to strengthen our behaviors, practices and values.”   This statement is one of the thirteen objectives you will find in our recently approved, three-year... Read More
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:59am
  With the first day of summer quickly approaching, the possibilities to get outside and explore in western North Carolina are endless. One practice you may not be able to enjoy in community outside... Read More
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:17pm
  Perhaps you’ve heard of the ‘community school strategy, either through local nonprofit Children First/Communities in Schools, an organization committed to advocating for and empowering children... Read More
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:22am
With only a few weeks left in the school year, Asheville and Buncombe County students will soon hear the final school bells ring before they’re off to enjoy summer. While there are plenty of simple... Read More
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 3:40pm