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Youth Thrive Issues a Call to Action

It can be tough for some young people growing up in Wake County. You might be struggling to graduate, or you might just be the one in five high school students who is a victim of bullying.  You might even feel hopeless and be thinking about suicide. Everyone agrees we should be there for our

Working together to transition from homelessness to housing

BY Candice Delgado, Community Engagement Fellow Upon accepting this community engagement fellowship opportunity, I was told that every day would be something different and each day I would learn something new. Being that I have been part of United Way’s community for over a month, I now know this to be true. I had the honor of

Lessons learned about community engagement

BY Karen Johnson My exposure to United Way had been through the lens of my company’s annual campaign and the NFL ads during football season. I had not practiced due diligence on learning about United Way. Each year I gave by checking a box and checking one more thing off of my to-do list. When I

Finding & Growing a New Community

BY Sarah Williams – Community Engagement Fellow One of my favorite books of all time is Milton Mayeroff’s “On Caring” where he says that in order to care, one must KNOW and GROW the person, idea, or thing that one cares about. This is a framework I’ve adopted for my life, work, and community involvement. I believe

Finding & Growing a New Community

BY Sarah Williams – Community Engagement Fellow One of my favorite books of all time is Milton Mayeroff’s “On Caring” where he says that in order to care, one must KNOW and GROW the person, idea, or thing that one cares about. This is a framework I’ve adopted for my life, work, and community involvement. I believe

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

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