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One Teacher's Idea Met With Community Support... Late last year, our Resource Coordinator at Asheville Middle School was talking to 7th grade teacher, Mrs. Portugal, who was teaching a class about... Read More
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 10:12am
Meet Linnea Burgevin, United Way Resource Coordinator entering her third school year at Erwin Middle this fall, and our fourth year as an organization working in partnership with the school. I sat... Read More
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 12:23pm
A long time volunteer and Peaks Society member, Hometrust Bank President and CEO Dana Stonestreet served as the chair of our 2010 Focused Initiative Task Force.    It was through critical research,... Read More
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 11:40am
Author: Laura Elliot, Director of Community Schools, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County  This work was originally published in, or is adapted from, an article published in the February 2018... Read More
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 4:02pm
    Just five years ago, in the spring of 2013, United Way took on a team of Americorps interns to begin supporting Enka Middle School with after-school programming opportunities, drawing in... Read More
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 9:17am
  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