Category Archives: Blog

Days of Action 2015: Orange, Durham, Wake, & Johnston

United Way of the Greater Triangle invites you to participate in this year’s Days of Action, June 15-19, 2015. Day of Action is a point in time when we stand together as members of this Triangle community and mobilize the caring power of community to build long-term, sustainable change. We recognize that to make real […]

Open Letter from our Board of Directors Chair

“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” -Mahatma Gandhi I am inspired to serve the community through United Way. Our board of directors recently made momentous and courageous decisions— decisions that will help shape social change […]

“I wish I could do it again” Community Engagement Fellowship Experience

Curious about what it’s like to be a Community Engagement Fellow? Read some of the experiences from our past Fellows and then consider applying to be part of our 2015 cohort. In my time as a Community Engagement Fellow, I gained a lot of skills, had unique opportunities, and learned several things that have been […]

My Journey at United Way

I’ve spent the past 4 years of my undergraduate career solving engineering problems and by year 4, I knew it wasn’t for me. How did I reach that conclusion? Well during my freshman year at NC State, I developed a chronic illness that made walking to class almost impossible. That is when I had the […]

United Way of the Greater Triangle redefining its purpose (Guest Blog Post)

By Timothy Hinson Donor & Volunteer with UWGT The Triangle region has been recognized with many accolades for being business friendly, having a great quality of life and a vibrant culture. However, behind these accolades, the very real pervasiveness of poverty is hidden in the Greater Triangle. Recognizing this, the United Way of the Greater […]

2014 Corporate Partners

Thanks to all of our 2014 Corporate Partners! GlaxoSmithKline  Duke Energy Progress  Bayer CropScience Nationwide Insurance SunTrust Bank The Redwoods Group PNC Bank  RTI International  Caterpillar, Inc. Eaton Corporation First Citizens Bank LORD Corporation Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Golden Corral Corporation  John Deere Agriculture & Turf Division Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc. […]

2014 Corporate Recognition: Investing in Community Transformation

Every year area companies, their employees, and community members give generously of their financial resources, time, and expertise to work with us to champion real, positive, and lasting change in our communities. Every person’s willingness to give is important to further our work. Our focus on basic needs and funding long-term solutions to specific issues […]

United Way of the Greater Triangle’s Community Engagement Fellows Opportunity

With over 60,000 nonprofit organizations, North Carolina is a nonprofit leader in the southeast. A significant concentration of those organizations is in the Research Triangle Park area. Many of these organizations depend on interns and fellows to broaden their outreach efforts, while training them to eventually lead organizations. Every day of an internship and fellowship […]