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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
“I was tremendously moved by the combination of history, places, connections, present day successes and struggles infused with performance poetry and vibrant art murals." - Last week, staff of United... Read More
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 4:31pm
"We Care! Experiences aim to connect the dots between volunteer activities and the community need behind each package created." This morning, 18 Duke Energy volunteers assembled 144 personal care... Read More
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 3:13pm
Wouldn't it be great if there was one place to call when you needed help? United Way thinks so. That’s why we run the NC 2-1-1 Asheville Call Center. When you need help or information for yourself,... Read More
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:41am
Did you know that in Asheville and Buncombe County, children who live in poverty graduate from high school at a rate of 78% while their classmates graduate at a rate of more than 95%?  While every... Read More
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 9:42am
People who give of their personal time to care for others are among some of the best people in the world. Here at United Way, we get to meet a lot of those folks and we try to shine a spotlight on... Read More
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 10:59am
The Asheville Buncombe Middle Grades Network brings together Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools and community partners around a shared vision of creating success ready 9th graders and... Read More
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 2:19pm
For the fourth year in a row, we had a pretty big incentive for donors. Paramount Kia of Asheville donated a new Kia Soul and someone is going to WIN it! Anyone who makes a contribution of $250 or... Read More
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 3:14pm