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United Way of the Greater Triangle Announces New Board Members

United Way of the Greater Triangle is pleased to announce four new members of our Board of Directors: Anne Howard, Farad Ali, Michael Goodmon and Scott Byers. “I am extremely excited about our incoming board leadership. Anne, Farad, Scott and Michael possess an impressive and diverse set of skills, but the one thing they all

Sneakers or Heels?

“I believe we can end childhood hunger. I believe we can end homelessness.” I say this every day as I present to companies as a Community Engagement Fellow with United Way of the Greater Triangle. And honestly, I really do believe that. We live in such an “informed society.” With the touch of our finger

Three GoTriangle Storm Relief Buses Filled Up to Help Communities Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Media Contact: Melanie Davis-Jones mdavisjones@unitedwaytriangle.org  Morrisville, NC (October 27, 2016) – Buses from GoTriangle and RDU International delivered food and other supplies to families impacted by Hurricane Matthew for Johnston, Nash/Edgecombe, and Wilson Counties on Thursday, October 27. United Way of the Greater Triangle, GoTriangle, WRAL-TV, and RDU International urged Triangle residents to donate supplies to fill

Show, Not Tell

“Hitting them right in the feels.” While it’s not the most eloquent saying, I think about that quote several times a week. It was said back in July during our Community Engagement Fellows Orientation at United Way of the Greater Triangle. As a Community Engagement Fellow, I run workplace giving campaigns at about 40 of

Breaking Chains

Since I was young, I knew I wanted to be a part of something bigger, something life changing, something that would make me feel like I made a difference at the end of the day. I had heard of United Way, but it wasn’t until I started work as a Community Engagement Fellow that I

Reading in summer “keeps our brains smart!”

Every year at this time, the final bell rings and children leave school excited for summer vacation. Summer can be a time to relax and refuel – but for some students, it can be a time of vulnerability and setback. Research shows that children from middle and high income families have access to enrichments during

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