Category: Press Releases

United Way of the Greater Triangle Announces $3.5M in Funding to Local Nonprofits 

Selected from 120 submissions, 59 local nonprofits and collaboratives will share multi-million-dollar funding grant to eradicate poverty and increase social mobility in the Triangle. The 2019 allocation represents a 18% year-over-year increase in funding grants. The Frontier, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC — ​The Triangle branch of United Way today announces $3.5 million of funding to 59 local

United Way of the Greater Triangle Announces the Durham One Fund for Victims of Downtown Durham’s Explosion

United Way of the Greater Triangle (United Way), in partnership with Triangle Community Foundation, City of Durham, County of Durham and local nonprofits, has established the Durham One Fund to support the individuals and families impacted by the explosion in downtown Durham on April 10. The Fund will serve as a vehicle to accept donations

United Way of the Greater Triangle Hosts Philanthropist Peter Buffett for a Concert and Community Conversation

April 16th, 2019 Philanthropist Peter Buffett visited the Triangle on April 15th. Buffett joined community leaders in thought-provoking conversation about the challenges and opportunities of the Triangle. Buffett engaged the broader Triangle community through ‘A Concert & Conversation’ titled ‘United for the Future’ where he shared stories of his upbringing and emphasized the importance and

United Way of the Greater Announces Plans for MLK Day of Service 2019

United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) will commemorate 2019 MLK Day of Service through multiple events throughout the Triangle.  We invite the community to join us as we sponsor and support the following events: Triangle Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee Events – UWGT is a major sponsor and supporter of the Committee’s events.  The

United Way ’10 to Watch’ Recipient Featured on NBC’s Today Show

In late August, United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) named the inaugural class of the ’10 to Watch’, a cohort of leaders selected for their impact and potential to shape the future of the Triangle.  ’10 to Watch’ is a new investment initiative created to address the racial and cultural disparities between the leaders

Triangle agencies team up for hurricane relief drive

The fortunate North Carolina residents who don’t need the canned food and other supplies they stockpiled before Hurricane Florence came ashore Friday now have a chance to help their neighbors in devastated parts of the state by donating those items and more to the Here to Help Hurricane Relief effort. WRAL-TV and partners United Ways