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Middle school is a crazy time with major life changes. The social, emotional and physical all converge. United Way's Middle School Success initiative aims to make the transition to middle school and... Read More
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 3:19pm
I’m Nikki Mitchell, Events & Promotions Director at Asheville Radio Group, and I am proud to Live United! The Power of One, The Power of Many July marked a BIG anniversary for me. Not with my... Read More
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 3:13pm
by Ron KatzFocus Area Manager As Independence Day approaches, I started to think about my work at United Way and all of the amazing volunteers I have the pleasure to work alongside. These citizens of... Read More
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 11:22am
In February, I wrote a piece about a school in another state that took lunches away from students who weren’t paid up.  Thankfully, I learned then that Buncombe County Schools has a policy of... Read More
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:27am
You might have heard something called the Cold Water Challenge is making the rounds in Asheville. People have adapted the classic Polar Plunge to the warm weather. You get challenged by a "friend" to... Read More
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 12:02pm
There are studies about the importance of parents' impact on the well-being of their children. Cognitive ability, educational achievement, psychological well-being and social behavior are all... Read More
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 11:14am
by Julie Smith I have been active with United Way for more than 10 years and truly believe in the mission. It is an organization which reaches near and far and makes an incredible impact on our... Read More
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 3:41pm
Middle school youth are my favorite age group to work with because of their desire to learn and play at the same time. In this age group students are undergoing immense physical, emotional, and... Read More
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 2:23pm
by Perry HendrixChair, The Peaks Society I remember eagerly awaiting the arrival of summer when I was growing up. It signaled the end of school and weeks of being outside, playing pick-up... Read More
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 3:25pm
by Michelle BennettDirector of Hands On Asheville-Buncombe Strong schools that produce successful students all have one thing in common: community support. When you integrate academics, social... Read More
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:14am