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Loaned Executives serve as United Way ambassadors, helping to convey and achieve vital goals in education, income, and health that benefit the entire community.Each year, an incredible group of people fill some very important roles in the community. We call them Loaned Executives and they are...
2-1-1 is a service that provides help when people need it most.  Anyone looking for community, health or human service resources can dial 2-1-1 to connect with a network of over 18,000 resources right here in North Carolina.A call to NC 2-1-1 is free, confidential, and available all day, every...
According to yesterday's blog post by United Way Worldwide's US President, Stacey Stewart, "Congressional leaders should be commended for crafting a bipartisan package that will save the working family credits. The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, while not...
by Neela McDade2-1-1 Referral SpecialistOh, Spring! Is there anything more lovely than seeing the daffodils in bloom and feeling a warm breeze on your skin after a long, harsh winter?Of course there is. Getting a big, fat refund check. In the past, you may have spent your check so fast you don'...
by Neela McDade2-1-1 Referral SpecialistWinter weather may have left you wondering who to call if WNC experiences blizzard conditions like the Northeast. What if ice and winter weather affect your electricity and you have no way to heat your house? Are there any places you can go to warm up?NC 2-1-...
by Neela McDade2-1-1 Referral Specialist2015 is THE year. THIS year you are going to finish your novel. THIS year you are going to start eating healthier. THIS year you are going to lose weight and up your credit score and...Some advice from the NC 2-1-1 Asheville Center call room (who has seen...
Perhaps you think the over 6,000+ calls NC 2-1-1 received this year for housing expense assistance all received the same list of resources. Actually, every caller we speak to receives referrals customized to their needs and experiences. Housing, like most basic needs in WNC, can be complicated so...
by Ron KatzFocus Area ManagerAs Independence Day approaches, I started to think about my work at United Way and all of the amazing volunteers I have the pleasure to work alongside. These citizens of our community understand everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education...
by Dr. Kellett LetsonOur work fighting domestic violence in Buncombe County isn't overAs a United Way board member I am very aware just how important our call to action is when it comes to making our community strong. You’ve seen the words: Give, Advocate and Volunteer – LIVE UNITED...

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