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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
Hands On coordinates “We Care!” Experience for employee teams to participate in impactful service experiences that reduce the impact of poverty on people’s lives. Last week, a dozen Highlands Circle... Read More
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:32am
by Emily Bradley, guest writer United Way believes that great things happen when we LIVE UNITED. We know we can accomplish more together, as a community, than we can alone. This past Friday we... Read More
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 4:12pm
"A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit." This quote embodies the kind of life Barbra... Read More
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 4:26pm
While initially a bit intimidated to greet a table full of middle schoolers, I was less than 3 minutes in to ”Hey,…how’s it going…I work for United Way and we…" when I found myself singing the... Read More
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 3:16pm
We'll admit it, we were officially BLOWN AWAY by the numbers of people who came to our annual end of year celebration. Typically we've served upwards of 150 - 200 people at this event. Not this year... Read More
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 1:02pm