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Dan Leroy named President and CEO

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County announced on Wednesday that it has hired Dan Leroy as its next president and CEO. A search committee consisting of board and staff leadership, and led by Walker-Wilson Consulting, conducted a nationwide search after current CEO, David Bailey, announced his retirement following 23 years of service with the organization. 

Celebrating David Bailey


The contributions that David Bailey has made to our community, and to United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, are great. I know you agree and I hope you will join me as we set a course to honor his work through the creation of an endowment in his name. 

Please take a moment to fill out the form below to let me know if you can join me at one of six exploratory meetings where I will share our plans and seek your input and advice. Light snacks or meals will be provided for breakfast and lunchtime meetings. 

In great appreciation - 

George Groome


Name a day, time, location that would work better for you and George will make that happen.

United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Joins Celebration of National 2-1-1 Day

February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day and United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is proud to join United Ways across North Carolina and the nation in celebrating 2-1-1, the free, confidential information and referral system that connects callers and web visitors to health and human services 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. 

Volunteer Committee Onboarding Form

First and foremost - THANK YOU for your commitment to our community and for being/becoming a volunteer with us. When you meet with your committee at the start of each year, you will be have an orientation that will demonstrate how your service drives our work and creates lasting change in the areas of Education, Income and Health. We hope this presentation helps you feel even better about your choice to volunteer.