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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
We believe that the people in our community, the people who Give, Advocate and Volunteer, are pretty spectacular people and they deserve a bright light shone upon them. Dr. Amy Rottmann is one of... Read More
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 2:17pm
Last night at Erwin Middle School, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County (UWABC) Middle School Success Team hosted a Multi-Cultural Family night and Open House that drew hundreds of attendees.... Read More
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 2:06pm
Here at Hands On Asheville-Buncombe, the volunteer center of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, we are sifting through all the great photographs from last week's Days of Impact. To see a... Read More
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 2:19pm
Lindsay Stalowy is entering her second year as a volunteer at Enka Middle School. Here's what she said about the experience: "Volunteering as a Mentor at Enka Middle School has been delightfully... Read More
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 4:04pm
On Tuesday evening, October 4th, members of the Women United gathered together for an Evening in the Garden at the Bunn House, a boutique hotel in downtown Asheville. Surrounded by beautiful scenery... Read More
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 2:07pm
Enka Intermediate School is starting a new program called In-School Clubs. Often, clubs are only available to students who have the money for club fees and the possibility of regular after-school... Read More
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:49am

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