Category: Press Releases

Southeast Raleigh Innovation Challenge Bringing Ideas and Funding to Address Community Needs

More than 40 participants pitched ideas to bring resources and jobs to their community Morrisville, NC (July 22, 2017) – United Way of the Greater Triangle, Wake County, the City of Raleigh, and Southeast Raleigh Promise – in partnership with a Co-Design Team of community leaders – successfully launched the first Southeast Raleigh Social Innovation

Day of Action: Volunteers Assemble Weekend Meal Kits to Feed 1,500 Kids over the Summer

MEDIA ADVISORY When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Where: Durham Central Park, Farmer’s Market Pavilion – 501 Foster Street, Durham Who: United Way of the Greater Triangle, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 115 Community Volunteers Photo Opps: Best time to take photos is between 9:45 and 10:30 a.m. Details: United Way of the

Stacy Shelp joins United Way of the Greater Triangle as Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Morrisville, NC (May 22, 2017) – United Way of the Greater Triangle is pleased to announce that Stacy Shelp joined our team as the new Vice President of Marketing and Communications on May 1, 2017. Shelp brings more than 20 years of experience to the role; her strong skill set includes public relations, online content management,

United Way of the Greater Triangle Announces Retirement of President & CEO, Mack Koonce

Community Leader, Eric Guckian to assume role, July 1st Morrisville, NC (May 2, 2017) – The Board of Directors of United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) announced today that its leader, Mack Koonce will retire, effective June 30th. Eric Guckian will join the organization in the role of Chief Philanthropy and Business Development Officer

United Way of the Greater Triangle Seeing Early Successes With New Collaborative Funding Model

Morrisville, NC (April 28, 2017) —  United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) announced today that 17 of the 24 Changing Generations collaborative partnerships funded beginning in September 2015 will receive further investment within the focus areas of early childhood success, youth success and household stability in order to improve social mobility1 in the Triangle.

United Way of the Greater Triangle in Partnership with The Institute Invest in Young Innovators at Idea Generation Next-College Edition

CONTACT: Irene Godínez VP of Marketing & Communications igodinez@unitedwaytriangle.org Cell: (919) 627-7511 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               February 24, 2017 United Way of the Greater Triangle in Partnership with The Institute Invest in Young Innovators at Idea Generation Next-College Edition $30K in awards go to three Triangle students for their innovative solutions addressing: GED completion, school-to-prison