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United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County staff had the opportunity to visit the BRAND NEW Asheville Middle School this morning and it's beautiful! We are so excited to announce that we will be... Read More
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 2:21pm
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. Michelle LaRocque is one of... Read More
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:18pm
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. Hands On Volunteer Leader... Read More
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 2:09pm
John Kelly says that he ran out of excuses this past year when United Way offered a volunteer opportunity that fit in his work schedule: “I value education and I believe in volunteerism but with the... Read More
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:25pm
Over the last few weeks, and years, we’ve watched over and over again, footage of people running in fear, writhing in pain, and dying at the hands of another. The locations and details change, but... Read More
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:18am
Loaned Executives serve as United Way ambassadors, helping to convey and achieve vital goals in education, income, and health that benefit the entire community. Each year, an incredible group of... Read More
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 11:31am
Every year our School Supply Drive gets bigger and bigger. Last year, as a result of this drive, 1,350 elementary and middle school aged children received a fully stocked backpack and extra materials... Read More
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 12:47pm
Michelle was ready to go back to school and finish her bachelor’s degree. Like so many others, Michelle had started college but her plans were sidelined by family health emergencies, financial... Read More
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 2:57pm
Ed’s son, John, lost his only child, his marriage and his job. John’s been drinking regularly and started saying things that made Ed believe he would take his own life. Our 2-1-1 referral specialist... Read More
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 1:26pm
In the fall, we placed our first full-time Resource Coordinator at Enka Middle School. This coordinator soon found an opportunity to serve kids who weren’t able to attend after school programming... Read More
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 1:00pm

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