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Taste of Wayne County 2021 Cancelled

Taste of Wayne County 2021 Cancelled

In the 31st year of Taste of Wayne County, the United Way of Wayne County finds itself with the difficult decision to cancel this loved and well known event.  United Way of Wayne County announced on Tuesday the Board of Directors have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Taste of Wayne County event.…read more »

United Way Already At 31% Of Community Campaign Goal (PHOTOS)

United Way Already At 31% Of Community Campaign Goal (PHOTOS)

The United Way of Wayne County’s 2021 Community Campaign is underway.  Tuesday, the local United Way kicked off the annual fundraising effort during a Volunteer Fair at The Maxwell Center.  Campaign Chair Bethany Perry announced they’re already 31% of the way toward this year’s goal thanks to 26 business and local partners that have made…read more »

United Way’s Volunteer Fair Also Serves As Campaign Kickoff Event

United Way’s Volunteer Fair Also Serves As Campaign Kickoff Event

There are numerous opportunities for everyday residents to give back to the Wayne County community.  The United Way of Wayne County is holding a Volunteer Fair this week where local non-profits can show off what they do and their volunteer needs.  United Way Executive Director Sherry Archibald talked about the Volunteer Fair with Jeff Farrow…read more »

United Way To Kick-Off Annual Community Campaign

United Way To Kick-Off Annual Community Campaign

The United Way of Wayne County will officially kick-off its 2021 Community Campaign at 11:00 AM during the Volunteer Fair on August 31st at The Maxwell Center. The Community Campaign is vital to the success of positively impacting 17,000 lives right here in Wayne County. Through the Community Campaign, UWWC is able to financially support…read more »

United Way Gears Up For 2021 Community Campaign

United Way Gears Up For 2021 Community Campaign

The United Way of Wayne County kicks off its annual Community Campaign next month. In an interview with Jeff Farrow on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits 1150 and 98.3, United Way Campaign Chair Bethany Perry explained they’re already in the midst of the Frontrunner effort. Perry says they’re visiting 20 of their major investors as well as…read more »

United Way To Host Professional Development Series

United Way To Host Professional Development Series

The United Way of Wayne County will host a series of free professional development trainings for nonprofits. The series is made possible by a grant from the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service.  “This is a fantastic opportunity for UWWC to help strengthen our local nonprofit community. Wonderful work is being done right here…read more »

United Way Of Wayne County To Host Volunteer Fair

United Way Of Wayne County To Host Volunteer Fair

The United Way of Wayne County will hold a volunteer fair August 31st at The Maxwell Center from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. A volunteer fair, similar to a job fair, is designed for volunteer opportunities. Local nonprofits have booths that explain what they do and their volunteer needs. Door prizes will be awarded to…read more »

United Way Awarded Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

United Way Awarded Volunteer Generation Fund Grant

The State of North Carolina, Office of the Governor, Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service, has award the United Way of Wayne County two awards to strengthen the volunteer base in Wayne County and provide support to local non-profits. The $16,600.00 AmeriCorps Volunteer Generation Fund Grant will support a combined effort for a Volunteer Fair…read more »

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Volunteers Still Needed For Summer Tutoring Program

Tutors are still needed to help get kids back up to speed following an academic year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. United Way Executive Director Sherry Archibald talked about the Unlimited Impact initiative on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro’s Greatest Hits. Archibald says there was only so much teachers could do as they strived…read more »

Health Communication Specialist Joins United Way & Health Department Mission

Health Communication Specialist Joins United Way & Health Department Mission

The United Way of Wayne County has been a partner with Wayne County’s Health Department, through the Helping Hands Partnership, since the Summer of 2020. Through this collaboration, the UWWC has been able to make a substantial impact on the lives of residents of the Wayne County community. These two organizations share a common goal…read more »

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