Did you know that across our nation, 7,000 students drop out every school day, but new evidence suggests that the make-or-break moment for high school dropouts may actually occur in middle school.
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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.
Today was Career Day at Enka Middle!
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.
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