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United Way of Wayne County Kicks-Off Annual Community Campaign

United Way of Wayne County Kicks-Off Annual Community Campaign

The United Way of Wayne County (UWWC) officially kicked-off the 2022 Community Campaign at 11:00 am during the Volunteer Fair on August 31st at The Maxwell Center. Bethany Perry exclaimed that 36% of this year’s goal had already been met thanks to Frontrunner Investors who hold their campaigns early. The Community Campaign is vital to the…read more »

Taste of Wayne to Return

Taste of Wayne to Return

United Way of Wayne County announced that Taste of Wayne will return. According to their post, “New year, new venue, same great TASTE! That’s right Wayne County! Taste of Wayne is back!” Taste of Wayne will be held at The Hub, Downtown Goldsboro on October 8th from 11 AM to 2 PM. Tickets will go…read more »

United Way of Wayne County To Host Volunteer Fair & Campaign Kick-off

United Way of Wayne County To Host Volunteer Fair & Campaign Kick-off

The United Way of Wayne County (UWWC) will hold a Volunteer Fair on August 31st at The Maxwell Center from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Mimicking a job fair, and designed for volunteers and volunteer opportunities, local nonprofits will provide information about their organization as well as their volunteer needs. Volunteers and exhibitors attending the event will be eligible to…read more »

United Way of Wayne County Gears Up For Day Of Action

United Way of Wayne County Gears Up For Day Of Action

United Way of Wayne County is gearing up for this year’s Day of Action, a day focused on engaging and mobilizing community volunteers to serve on June 21, 2022. This year, United Way of Wayne County is collaborating with several local nonprofit agencies to complete day projects with the help of local businesses, civic groups,…read more »

Wayne County Health Dept. Awarded Telehealth Grant

Wayne County Health Dept. Awarded Telehealth Grant

For the second year in a row, the Wayne County Health Department was awarded a Kresge Foundation grant in support of telehealth and student learning. The partnership between the United Way of Wayne County (UWWC) & the Wayne County Health Department (WCHD) made the execution of this grant a smooth and successful one. A grant…read more »

United Way Of Wayne County Names Volunteer Award Winners

United Way Of Wayne County Names Volunteer Award Winners

United Way of Wayne County recognized top volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, 2022. At the beginning of the year, the organization received nominations for the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award given annually to individuals, groups or businesses who have made outstanding contributions to their communities. The Governor’s Volunteer Service Award recipients are Isaac Carreno,…read more »

Letter Carriers To Collect Food From Homes In Wayne County

Letter Carriers To Collect Food From Homes In Wayne County

The United Way of Wayne County is once again partnering with local and rural Letter Carriers to collect 30,000 pounds of food. After two years of forced hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents who live in zip codes 27530, 27531, 27532, 27533, 27534 can place non-perishable food items in their mailbox on May 14th,…read more »

Golfers Hit The Green In Goldsboro For A Good Cause [Photo Gallery]

Golfers Hit The Green In Goldsboro For A Good Cause [Photo Gallery]

(GDN) – Goldsboro had the perfect weather for the Annual Founder’s Cup Golf Tournament this year. On Friday, April 22, 2022, the United Way of Wayne County hosted the event at the Walnut Creek Country Club on Lakeshore Drive.  Participants were able to register as teams or individuals to benefit the United Way of Wayne…read more »

Volunteers To Be Recognized This Week In Wayne County

Volunteers To Be Recognized This Week In Wayne County

The United Way of Wayne County will celebrate community volunteers during National Volunteer Week April 17-23. Annually, the community is tasked to nominate individuals, groups, or businesses they deemed to have given of themselves tirelessly through volunteer efforts, for consideration to receive the Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. Nominees were sent to the NC Commission on…read more »

Upstage Hunger in Wayne County

Upstage Hunger in Wayne County

(GDN)-Food insecurity is an ever-present issue which continues to affect households in our community. People in Wayne County struggling with hunger rose to over 20,000 people during the pandemic. United Way of Wayne County is hoping to lower that number with a reprise of their Fill the Theater Food Drive held this spring. Despite increased…read more »

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