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People who give of their personal time to care for others are among some of the best people in the world. Here at United Way, we get to meet a lot of those folks and we try to shine a spotlight on them - in thanks for what they do but also to inspire others.
Our spotlight this month is on Shelia Christofalos!
For the fourth year in a row, we had a pretty big incentive for donors. Paramount Kia of Asheville donated a new Kia Soul and it helped increase new donations to the Community Investment Fund.
Anyone who made a contribution of $250 or more by January 30 was eligible to become a finalist.
How many of us have fallen head-over-heels for a book? There is nothing like joy that comes from the emotions and relationships between characters, the sights and sounds of a new fictional world, the magnitude of historic moments in our history, or the chance to explore the tiniest mysteries of this planet through the eyes of scientists.
Buncombe County Business Receives United Way Spirit of North Carolina Award
Beverly-Hanks & Associates recognized for commitment to community
Epsilon Inc., an IT outsourcing service based in Asheville, N.C., made a big impact on Erwin Middle School yesterday.
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 happen.
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".
Carolina Public Press, a local nonprofit, nonpartisan news outlet, hosted a forum on the issues of hunger, food deserts and food insecurity. You can watch the entire forum below but several of our staff members were there and we wanted to share some thoughts about the topic and issues raised at the event.