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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 »

Wayne Co. Health Dept. Wins United Way Spirit of NC Award

Wayne Co. Health Dept. Wins United Way Spirit of NC Award

(GDN)-United Way of Wayne County announced that the Wayne County Health Department will receive the 2021 Spirit of North Carolina Award for Post-Pandemic Champion. Moving from response to recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Wayne County Health Department has led the way in meeting community needs through their proactive efforts to protect the health of…read more »

United Way Holds Human Trafficking Learning Session This Week

United Way Holds Human Trafficking Learning Session This Week

Human trafficking is a widespread and often-invisible crime that takes place both around the world and in our own backyards.  It is the act of compelling someone into work or commercial sex acts through force, fraud, or coercion.  Although it is illegal everywhere, human trafficking happens everywhere, including in our own community.  Whether or not…read more »

Federal Emergency Food And Shelter Program Funding Available

Federal Emergency Food And Shelter Program Funding Available

The application period is open for governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations to apply for a share of Wayne County’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funds. Local human service agencies and charities may apply through March 9, 2022 for a portion of the Phase 39 $36,686 AND/OR Phase ARPA-R $113,388 in federal funds that Wayne…read more »

United Way Looks Back At 2021 Successes, Prepares For More In 2022 (PHOTOS)

United Way Looks Back At 2021 Successes, Prepares For More In 2022 (PHOTOS)

(GDN) — In a year of challenges, United Way of Wayne County continued to persevere and lead the way helping residents.  The local United Way held its Annual Meeting Tuesday morning at First Baptist Church, with several awards being presented to people and organizations that have strived to make a difference in Wayne County.  Donna…read more »

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