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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...
A new inspirational docu-series, The Hero Effect, is airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) with an episode highlighting a United Way-supported restaurant and culinary training facility that provides a positive environment for teens recently released from juvenile detention. ...
Each year, we welcome a new group of people into the ranks of our United Way staff. The LEs (Loaned Executives) are full time, temporary staff who assist with our annual fundraising campaign in area workplaces. Since the program's inception there are more than 300 people that have served our...
News of Don Locke's passing is still incomprehensible to a community that drew strength from his loving spirit, his welcoming smile and his fierce commitment to social justice. Our heartfelt condolences to Don's wife Marjorie, his daughters and all who loved him. You can read his obituary...
The North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library is presenting a six part series called Asheville in the 1980s: A  Formative Decade Told by Those Who Shaped ItIf you missed the first in the series you can check out the blog where you will also find the full schedule of the remaining public...
Today was a humbling day for our staff and board as we were presented with the Fundraising Summit Award by the The Association of Fundraising Professionals WNC Chapter at the National Philanthropy Day Celebration.From AFP's website: The Fundraising Summit Award is presented to a philanthropist...
We just got this in the mail from our friends and partners at Homeward Bound and thought you'd like an opportunity to learn more about this issue and how you can get involved:Today is Veterans Day and there are many activities to honor those who have served our country. Words are important, but...
United Way of North Carolina, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, and community partners throughout Western North Carolina are proud to announce the expanded coverage area of the NC 2-1-1 Asheville Center. The Asheville Center previously offered information and referral service to seven...
by Ron KatzCommunity Fund DirectorThe national AmeriCorps program strengthens community collaborations that have improved student success, delivered services to the elderly, and improved trails and greenways. In Buncombe County, many nonprofits place AmeriCorps members to provide important services...
Your contributions are a powerful demonstration of your commitment to our community and a great example of what it means to LIVE UNITED! When you give to United Way’s Community Investment Fund you are telling others that you believe in the power of people working together to make OUR...

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