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BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County hosted their Days of Impact initiative on Wednesday. Mission Health employees are among those volunteering within the community. They are working to improve a cross country trail at Enka Middle School.Organizers said projects like these are happening at schools and non-profits across Buncombe County."United Way...
Posted at: Thursday, April 06, 2017
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County was one, in a group of organizations, that helped facilitate Students @Work Week, a program for Asheville and Buncombe County middle school students. “The goal is for North Carolina businesses to help middle school students connect the opportunities that exist in the workplace to the educational opportunities in their daily school experience...
Posted at: Wednesday, April 05, 2017
United Way's Middle School Success Initiative, Asheville City Schools, and Buncombe County Schools are working to improve collaborations that better serve our local students with the Early Warning and Response System. The Early Warning and Response System is a dashboard which helps educators quickly identify the students who are showing early signs of trouble; allowing better...
Posted at: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
United Way’s mission is to Unite People, Improve Lives, and Strengthen Community. We firmly believe in our mission and our work is guided by it every day. At Celebration, attendees heard from highly dedicated staff members and community partners as they: Celebrated the financial gifts and the hours of volunteer work that each of you contributeHonored the partnerships that...
Posted at: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Buncombe County Business Receives United Way Spirit of North Carolina Award Beverly-Hanks & Associates recognized for commitment to community United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County announced today that Beverly-Hanks & Associates has been awarded the Spirit of North Carolina Award under the Professional Services. The Spirit of North Carolina Award recognizes business and other...
Posted at: Friday, February 24, 2017
Epsilon Inc., an IT outsourcing service based in Asheville, N.C., made a big impact on Erwin Middle School yesterday. On February 21st, an Epsilon Inc. van, stacked to the brim with school supplies and classroom tools, parked at Erwin Middle School and employees of Epsilon, along with teachers and students, unloaded the van. The excitement was palpable! There were supplies...
Posted at: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Their doors have only been open for a little over a year, but that hasn’t stopped them from taking their time to get involved with United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. In fact, Publix has been a friend to United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County for over a year! If you remember, last year, we even sang them a song on that very topic. Today, we wanted to do something...
Posted at: Thursday, February 23, 2017
The following alert comes from "Voices for National Service"We need your help TODAY to protect national service funding. Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that the Corporation for National and Community Service and AmeriCorps may be among federal programs being considered for elimination in the Administration's budget. We need your help to make sure that doesn't...
Posted at: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
WomanUP is an initiative of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce focused on "women in business who wish to build a strong network of women intent on inspiring one another to achieve individual potential; supporting each other in business endeavors; and creating a legacy through mentorship".On Feb 14, several United Way staff members attended the latest in a series of WomanUP events;...
Posted at: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Tonight is the first Homework Diner of Spring 2017 at Enka Middle School! Homework Diners are weekly family engagement events that allow students and families to receive homework support from paid teachers and volunteer tutors and a free meal for the whole family. They currently take place at three area middle schools, Asheville, Enka, and Erwin. Homework Diners are open to any family in the...
Posted at: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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