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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Highland’s Circle Discussion Recap: The Facts We Don’t Figure, A Conversation About Poverty   On Wednesday, May 8th, members from United Way’s…
Thursday, May 2, 2019
  Don't Miss the Final Homework Diners of the School Year   With temperatures in the 80’s and end of grade test studying in the works, the final…
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Final Notes from David: The Evolution of Community Schools This is the second blog in a three-part series, crafted from interviews with United Way of…
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Volunteer. It’s Good for Your Health. We’ve long heard the health benefits that naturally flow out of sharing our time to help one another. Whether…
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
This is the first in a series of blogs, crafted from interviews with David in his final days as president and CEO of United Way of Asheville and…
Monday, April 1, 2019
The news isn’t good. Only 12 percent of the city’s African-American students in grades three to eight score as “proficient” or higher on end-of-…
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
It is no small thing to do a kindness for another. Each of you in this room has done this time and time again. You’ve made your own gifts of time and…
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
The following was a speech made by our NC 2-1-1 Call Center Director, Marla Browne, at our annual Live United Celebration.     (click image for…