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"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
The Hero Effect is an uplifting docu-series that brings to life the stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Shot on location in ten different... Read More
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:48pm
Last fall, Amy Arias, a student at Erwin High School, and Josue Lomeli-Garcia, a student at Asheville High School, worked at Erwin Middle School through United Way of Buncombe County's Middle School... Read More
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 3:33pm
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Monday, December 19, 2016 - 1:35pm
The Homework Diner at Enka-Candler last night was a huge success! We served over 180 students and family members from the Enka-Candler community. "Many of those in attendance expressed how much they... Read More
Friday, December 16, 2016 - 12:23pm
Last night at Hi-Wire brewing, members of Women United wrapped more than 2,000 books for local middle school kids this holiday season! "Looking around the room, I was grateful for your presence and... Read More
Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
A few weeks ago I was asked if I would join other nonprofit organizations and sign the following letter on behalf of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. The letter, crafted by Lael Gray of... Read More
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 3:09pm
"It was really fun to see the girls’ faces as they rounded the last corner to the finish line and realized they were seconds away from accomplishing what they had been working towards for weeks" We... Read More
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:31pm