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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
by David BaileyPresident/CEO Wellness is a goal we all strive for, even if we aren’t terribly consistent in our approach. Most of us need encouragement to participate in the activities that foster... Read More
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:43am
by Dr. Kellett Letson Our work fighting domestic violence in Buncombe County isn't over As a United Way board member I am very aware just how important our call to action is when it comes to making... Read More
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 3:35pm
by Nancy CraigSenior Manager, Leadership Giving Last May, 45 dynamic and caring women came together to launch the Women's Leadership Council (WLC) of Asheville and Buncombe County. In less than a... Read More
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 12:04pm
by Dr. Kellett Letson Safety Initiative for Women and Children At United Way we give, we advocate, and we volunteer. We believe that it takes all three of these actions to create lasting change. Last... Read More
Monday, March 17, 2014 - 3:17pm
Funny how school lunches play out in different settings. Not so funny if you are the child who is denied a meal. Here are three ways schools have approached feeding children: A cafeteria worker at an... Read More
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 2:24pm
An Exercise in Difficulties at Many Levels Another snow day for schools means scrambling on all sides. As a parent, I would be so frustrated because I still had to get to work and now I had to... Read More
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:08am