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When asked to identify a transformational moment from 2016, Marla Browne, our teammate and NC 2-1-1’s Asheville Call Center director, didn’t hesitate; “Hurricane Matthew” was her response.This is not a drillThis was the first time North Carolina’s statewide Emergency...
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is a co-founder and ongoing supporter of WNC Nonprofit Pathways. This organization is dedicated to the ongoing support and cultivation of the nonprofit sector in our region. We know what a valuable resource this is for our region, but there's nothing...
"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 packages for homeless students and their families. Many of the items can’t be purchased...
First Place Winners!!! Oh, how we all love The AsheVillage People, also known as the VanWinkle Law Firm. Other than practicing law, they pride themselves on giving back to the community. Van Winkle has been an excellent partner with United Way for many years. In addition to running a highly...
“One street from where you woke up this morning, someone is calling 2-1-1.”That’s how this year’s LIVE UNITED Celebration opened, with a powerful message of how United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is working towards our mission each and every day. In the hour that we...
The team at the City of Asheville is no joke - they are bound and determined to raise more money than they ever have before and here's one of the best workplace ideas we've seen in a while. Who wouldn't want to bring their dog to work? The drawing is in January and we'll be sure to...
by Ann Von BrockEverywhere you turn in the working world, you find people talking about balance of work and personal life. It’s an elusive concept for most of us – it certainly has been for me. My perspectives over the years seem to fall into three phases.First, as a young professional...
by Tamaria KellyMiddle School Success Project CoordinatorLearning Outside of the ClassroomDuring the week of March 23-26, more than 700 Buncombe County middle school students participated in Students @ Work Week, a joint project of the North Carolina Business Council for Education (NCBCE) and the...
< CONTINUED FROM PART 15. Lessons Learned by United Way FathersThere are studies about the importance of parents' impact on the well-being of their children. Cognitive ability, educational achievement, psychological well-being and social behavior are all affected during kids' formative...
It's been quite a year! As the end of 2014 gets ever closer, we'd like to take a look at the blog posts you visited the most this year. From celebrating milestones to personal insights to issues that affect middle school students, the topics listed show there are many ways to go about...

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