Category: Features

Taxing nonprofits is an exercise in shortsightedness

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:47 PM By Kevin Trapani, guest columnist Businesses, including charitable nonprofits, are a powerful and efficient force for positive social change – and we need their services now more than ever. As board chair of United Way of the Greater Triangle and a long-time supporter of YMCAs, I am concerned

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Martin Luther King Day of Service is January 19, 2015

The 10th Annual Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is a way to transform Dr. King’s life and teachings into community service that helps empower and strengthen local communities. On Monday, January 19, 2015, United Way of the Greater Triangle will host over 2,000 volunteers among 30 projects located throughout the Triangle, including

EY is committed to giving back

The leadership team at EY wanted to highlight the importance of philanthropy and volunteerism and knew we would be the ideal partner to help establish their philanthropic identity. Together, EY and UWGT developed a year-round engagement plan with some unique events and strategies to engage with employees throughout the year. Here are a few examples:

Summer Focus on Childhood Hunger

Over 60,000 meals distributed this year from special events during May to September With over 100,000 local children that do not get enough to eat each day, this year United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) focused on a series of idea generating challenges, and creative volunteer and engagement activities surrounding childhood hunger from May

Uniting for Good

Campaign season is upon us but did you know that United Way of the Greater Triangle is evolving into so much more than a fundraiser? We are becoming a champion for real, positive and lasting change in our communities. We are engaging many partners to improve lives by addressing short-term needs and building long-term solutions