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From our advocacy partners at The Success Equation:You know that when our children have a safe place to call home it supports their health and educational success. Last November, an overwhelming majority of Asheville voters joined us in passing the Housing Bond to provide significant funding to...
From our advocacy partners at the Success Equation:We believe all children deserve a healthy start and access to quality care.In NC, over one million children have access to health care through coverage via Medicaid and NC Health Choice. For weeks, a small group of US Senators have been crafting a...
The Hero Effect is an uplifting docu-series that brings to life the stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Shot on location in ten different communities across the country, each episode brings audiences real-life stories that show the impact...
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...
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...
The Hero Effect is an uplifting docu-series that brings to life the stories of ordinary individuals who are making extraordinary differences in their communities. Shot on location in ten different communities across the country, each episode brings audiences real-life stories that show the impact...
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is dedicated to the financial stability, health and education of every person in our community. While there are many things that we can do locally to improve opportunities for our neighbors, others must happen on a statewide or national level. One of...
Women for Women and Senator Terry and Mr. Ted Van Duyn are pleased to bring the film,The Long Night, to Asheville. No community is immune from human trafficking, including Western North Carolina. The Long Night offers a glimpse into the increasing crisis of the sex trafficking of minors. The film...
Originally featured as a Guest Column on Monday, October 10th, in the Asheville Citizen Times.The places where we live shape our lives and our health. Safe and convenient neighborhoods lay a foundation for a more equitable and thriving city where families can live, work and grow. Investing in...
On December 8th  United Way was one of several sponsors for “Building a Stronger North Carolina: A Legislative Briefing and Call to Action”. The links below provide access to information from the event:Presentation slides Companion GuideEconomic snapshot 17 western countiesAdvocacy...

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