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The other day, a woman stopped by our office. She asked to speak with one of our referral specialists, not to get help but to thank her.

"I called you all several months ago. I wasn't in a good place and I wasn't sure if I was going to make it another day. You were so kind and helpful to me and you got me connected to the help I needed. If there is ever a day that you don't feel like you are making a difference, I hope you remember me and remember that you are. I literally would not be standing here if you weren't doing what you do." 

As we look ahead to 2018

At this time of year, resolutions are everywhere. Setting goals is important, but the true key to success is to also create a plan. Just like you, United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County is committed to success. We are just a few days away from January 1. Which means our organization is wrapping up a 3-year strategic plan and will begin implementing our 2018-2020 plan next week.


Changes to Tax Law - Implications for Nonprofit Giving

The Asheville Citizen-Times ran an article on December 25 regarding the recent sweeping tax reform bill that passed and its possible implications for nonprofits. Below are excerpts from the article, including portions by David Bailey, president and CEO of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County. Read the full article here, which includes information from local tax attorneys at Dixon Hughes Goodm