United Way of the Cape Fear Area

United Way of the Cape Fear Area United Way of the Cape Fear Area works with our community to leverage resources and improve the lives of local people. United Way is Here for Cape Fear!

United Way of the Cape Fear Area strives every day to build a strong, healthy community where people aspire to live and are inspired to give. United Way and our community partners are helping Cape Fear residents achieve a good life by focusing on:

Financial Stability
Education
Health

The problems are large and the issues are complex—but working together, we can tackle the root causes of problems and prevent them from happening in the first place.

United Way of the Cape Fear Area strives every day to build a strong, healthy community where people aspire to live and are inspired to give. United Way and our community partners are helping Cape Fear residents achieve a good life by focusing on:

Financial Stability
Education
Health

The problems are large and the issues are complex—but working together, we can tackle the root causes of problems and prevent them from happening in the first place.

Operating as usual

Interested in volunteering this summer?? Check out this great opportunity with DREAMS Center for Arts Education! Summer ...
06/04/2021

Interested in volunteering this summer?? Check out this great opportunity with DREAMS Center for Arts Education!

Summer Camp Volunteers are needed from June 7 - August 20. Any hours between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday - Friday are helpful!

Tasks may include: meal preparation, classroom assistance, light cleaning, and more! For more details, please reach out to Amy Jeffrey, Interim Executive Director of DREAMS Center for Arts Education by emailing [email protected] or by calling 910-772-1501 x100!
#CapeFearVolunteer

Interested in volunteering this summer?? Check out this great opportunity with DREAMS Center for Arts Education!

Summer Camp Volunteers are needed from June 7 - August 20. Any hours between 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday - Friday are helpful!

Tasks may include: meal preparation, classroom assistance, light cleaning, and more! For more details, please reach out to Amy Jeffrey, Interim Executive Director of DREAMS Center for Arts Education by emailing [email protected] or by calling 910-772-1501 x100!
#CapeFearVolunteer

Across the four county area that United Way of the Cape Fear Area serves, we believe that every person should have acces...
06/03/2021

Across the four county area that United Way of the Cape Fear Area serves, we believe that every person should have access to the reliable, essential health and human services that they need.

Interested in getting involved with your local, independent United Way? Visit www.uwcfa.org today!

We are here for you. We are Here for Cape Fear!
#LiveUnited #hereforcapefear

Across the four county area that United Way of the Cape Fear Area serves, we believe that every person should have access to the reliable, essential health and human services that they need.

Interested in getting involved with your local, independent United Way? Visit www.uwcfa.org today!

We are here for you. We are Here for Cape Fear!
#LiveUnited #hereforcapefear

Do you, or someone you know, qualify for the NC HOPE Program? Check out this great resource!
06/03/2021

Do you, or someone you know, qualify for the NC HOPE Program? Check out this great resource!

If you’re a landlord in North Carolina and have renters that are behind on rent or utilities due to COVID-19, you can refer them to the NC HOPE Program to apply for relief. To learn more, visit www.hope.nc.gov.

Si usted es un arrendador en Carolina del Norte y tiene inquilinos que están atrasados en pago de alquiler o servicios públicos debido a COVID-19, puede referir a ellos al Programa HOPE para solicitar asistencia. Para obtener más información, visite www.hope.nc.gov.

North Carolina Department of Public Safety NC Emergency Management

We are sending a huge THANK YOU to Leath HR Group for their generous sponsorship of our 2021 Picnic with the Partners! W...
06/01/2021

We are sending a huge THANK YOU to Leath HR Group for their generous sponsorship of our 2021 Picnic with the Partners!

We are so grateful for Leath HR Group's support and dedication in helping us advance our mission!
#UnitedWeThrive #hereforcapefear

We are sending a huge THANK YOU to Leath HR Group for their generous sponsorship of our 2021 Picnic with the Partners!

We are so grateful for Leath HR Group's support and dedication in helping us advance our mission!
#UnitedWeThrive #hereforcapefear

Check out this special message from Founder, President, Flight Director of Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area, Ruth R. S...
05/31/2021
United for Honor Flight

Check out this special message from Founder, President, Flight Director of Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area, Ruth R. Smith!
Ruth talks about the importance of honoring our local heroes, as well as creative ways of how to get involved.
Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQPvxNC3VJE to watch now!

This 2021 Memorial Day, United Way of the Cape Fear Area is uniting with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area to fundraise for our local heroes. #UnitedWeThrive

We remember the fallen. We remember their courage. We remember all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our fr...
05/31/2021

We remember the fallen. We remember their courage. We remember all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
#MemorialDay

We remember the fallen. We remember their courage. We remember all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it. It flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
#MemorialDay

Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area is a hub of the Honor Flight Network. "Our whole purpose in an Honor Flight day is to...
05/30/2021
Stories of Service | Honor Flight Network | July 2020

Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area is a hub of the Honor Flight Network.

"Our whole purpose in an Honor Flight day is to thank the veterans for their service... to give 'em a thank you that perhaps they never got when they came back."
- Jim Pettit, Operations Director Greater St. Louis Honor Flight.

Check out this great video that shares a glimpse of what Honor Flight believes in:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE2MjrYG7lU

FOREVER IN THEIR DEBTHonor Flight Network has taken 244,00 Veterans to visit their memorials in Washington DC. “Our whole purpose in an Honor Flight Day is t...

Did you know that United Way of the Cape Fear Area is partnering with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area this Memorial D...
05/30/2021

Did you know that United Way of the Cape Fear Area is partnering with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area this Memorial Day weekend to raise funds to support our veterans? Make a charitable contribution today by visiting http://ow.ly/A24x50EY1KD!
#UnitedWeThrive

Did you know that United Way of the Cape Fear Area is partnering with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area this Memorial Day weekend to raise funds to support our veterans? Make a charitable contribution today by visiting http://ow.ly/A24x50EY1KD!
#UnitedWeThrive

The Honor Flight Network is a national organization dedicated to honoring Veterans from the WWII, Korea and Vietnam eras...
05/29/2021
HONOR FLIGHT OF THE CAPE FEAR AREA

The Honor Flight Network is a national organization dedicated to honoring Veterans from the WWII, Korea and Vietnam eras.

Interested in exploring more details about our local hub, Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area? Visit https://www.honorflightcfa.org/ today!
#UnitedWeThrive

Honor Flight Cape Fear Area

This Memorial Day weekend, in partnership with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area, United Way will be raising funds to s...
05/29/2021
Remembering the Fallen

This Memorial Day weekend, in partnership with Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area, United Way will be raising funds to support our veterans! All charitable contributions made to United Way of the Cape Fear Area from Saturday, May 29, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021 will be designated in support of Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area.

Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area is a 501(c)3 organization that actively raises funds to pay for upcoming flights that will transport WWII, Korea War, and Vietnam War era Veterans to Washington, DC for a day of remembrance and honor.

Give now by clicking http://ow.ly/OoiI50EXZ7n!
#UnitedWeThrive #MemorialDay

Memorial Day 2021... We honor all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. #LiveUnited

Earlier this week, GE Wilmington hosted a golf tournament at Magnolia Greens Golf Club to benefit our local, independent...
05/28/2021

Earlier this week, GE Wilmington hosted a golf tournament at Magnolia Greens Golf Club to benefit our local, independently operated United Way! We are overwhelmed with gratitude for all the amazing work the staff, volunteers, and supporters contributed in order to make this event possible.

To all the participants, and generous sponsors, of this year's GE Wilmington golf tournament: we cannot thank you enough for believing in our mission. United Way of the Cape Fear Area fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person across our greater Cape Fear region. It takes all of us, lifting up one another, to help create the safe, healthy, and prosperous community that we long to see.

Thank you for helping us connect our neighbors and families to the health and human services that they need, and for choosing to Live United with United Way of the Cape Fear Area!
#hereforcapefear #UnitedWeThrive

United Way of the Cape Fear Area will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021!We wil...
05/28/2021

United Way of the Cape Fear Area will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021!

We will forever honor, and remember, those who paid the ultimate price fighting for our freedom.
#MemorialDay

United Way of the Cape Fear Area will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31, 2021!

We will forever honor, and remember, those who paid the ultimate price fighting for our freedom.
#MemorialDay

Today, we conclude our United We Teach educational communications highlight with agency partner, Child Development Cente...
05/28/2021

Today, we conclude our United We Teach educational communications highlight with agency partner, Child Development Center, CDC Wilmington, North Carolina!

This incredible partnership focuses on educational programming services for children with moderate-to-severe special needs. Child Development Center believes in early intervention services, and that those services can produce substantial gains in children’s physical development, cognitive development, and in speech/language and self-help skills.

Interested in getting involved with CDC Wilmington, North Carolina? Reach out to Executive Director, Heather Ratliff, by calling 910-343-4245 or emailing at [email protected]!
#UnitedWeTeach

Did you know that this year, Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS) has a Summer Camp progam at Supply El...
05/27/2021

Did you know that this year, Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS) has a Summer Camp progam at Supply Elementary School? There are only 8 SPOTS LEFT!!!

The 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) is a program offered in partnership with Brunswick County Schools, and offers hands-on activities, enrichment activities, parent engagement, and a focus on increasing individual student proficiency in core subject areas!

For more details, please contact Morgan Fragale at (910) 946-1146 or email Morgan at [email protected].

Did you know that this year, Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS) has a Summer Camp progam at Supply Elementary School? There are only 8 SPOTS LEFT!!!

The 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) is a program offered in partnership with Brunswick County Schools, and offers hands-on activities, enrichment activities, parent engagement, and a focus on increasing individual student proficiency in core subject areas!

For more details, please contact Morgan Fragale at (910) 946-1146 or email Morgan at [email protected].

Agency Partner Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS) has some exciting plans for the summer!!! But first...
05/27/2021

Agency Partner Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS) has some exciting plans for the summer!!! But first, we want to tell you about the incredible program, Action for Success.

United Way of the Cape Fear Area helped fund 10,560 hours of Action for Success programming! The Action for Success program addresses dropout prevention through case management of elementary and middle school students with identified risk factors. You can read more details about Action for Success by visiting https://cisbrunswick.org/action-for-success-program/!

Stay tuned later throughout the day for more details surrounding Communities In Schools of Brunswick County, Inc (CIS)'s 21st Century Community Learning Center programming!
#UnitedWeTeach

Check out Voyage - Wilmington's exciting event happening this Friday, Teen Jam!
05/26/2021

Check out Voyage - Wilmington's exciting event happening this Friday, Teen Jam!

Voyage and PUSH Solutions are kicking off this summer with our first TEEN JAM THIS FRIDAY‼️ All teens welcome- 507 McRae St. 8pm- Midnight

Voyage - Wilmington's Summer Employment Program is an 8-week summer jobs program that provides in-depth workforce develo...
05/26/2021
Individuals & Families | Voyage

Voyage - Wilmington's Summer Employment Program is an 8-week summer jobs program that provides in-depth workforce development for 14-19-year-old students facing barriers to employment through individualized job skills training, financial literacy classes, career readiness certification, ongoing mentoring, and paid work experiences. Check out more details by visiting: https://www.voyagewilmington.org/individuals-families
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The YEZ Scholarship program began in 2011 through a generous contribution from PPD for a tuition-based scholarship to Cape Fear Community College. The scholarship is available to YEZ residents who are either graduating high school seniors or adults wishing to return to school. In 2013, a YEZ Schola...

Today, we are highlighting agency partner Voyage - Wilmington! Voyage was formed in 2008 as The Blue Ribbon Commission o...
05/26/2021

Today, we are highlighting agency partner Voyage - Wilmington! Voyage was formed in 2008 as The Blue Ribbon Commission on the Prevention of Youth Violence (BRC), an initiative under the United Way of the Cape Fear Area as a response to the prevalent violence among youth in the Northside of downtown Wilmington.

You can read more about Voyage - Wilmington's story visiting https://www.voyagewilmington.org/about!
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05/25/2021

What an incredible video produced by TA Productions at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's Thomas Academy! We are so grateful for this incredible partnership!
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Just a few weeks ago, we were able to tour the beautiful campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina! Check out thi...
05/25/2021

Just a few weeks ago, we were able to tour the beautiful campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina! Check out this sneak peak of some of the great avenues of expression participants are able to experience. From students exploring audio engineering, and other creative projects in the amazing studio of Mr. Harrington at Thomas Academy, to the greenhouse! #UnitedWeTeach

Photos from Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's post
05/25/2021

Photos from Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's post

Agency partner Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina provides reliable and essential theraputic, healing services for o...
05/25/2021

Agency partner Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina provides reliable and essential theraputic, healing services for our community. With this incredible partnership, we were able to help fund 4,590 hours of in and after school enrichment though Thomas Academy!

Boys & Girls Homes of NC is dedicated to providing a comprehensive array and continuum of care of programs and services to meet the physical, emotional, mental, behavioral, social, educational and spiritual needs of children, youth and families in distress and at-risk.

With profound gratitude, we cannot thank the essential workers at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina enough for the services they provide for our Cape Fear families!
#UnitedWeTeach

We are delighted to give a shout out to our local Lowes Foods stores serving our greater Cape Fear region! Thank you for...
05/24/2021

We are delighted to give a shout out to our local Lowes Foods stores serving our greater Cape Fear region! Thank you for the incredible, essential service that you provide for our neighborhoods and families - keeping us safe, fed, and healthy!
#UnitedWeThrive #hereforcapefear

We are delighted to give a shout out to our local Lowes Foods stores serving our greater Cape Fear region! Thank you for the incredible, essential service that you provide for our neighborhoods and families - keeping us safe, fed, and healthy!
#UnitedWeThrive #hereforcapefear

Today, we are highlighting agency partner, The Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington!Community Boys & Girls Club's...
05/24/2021

Today, we are highlighting agency partner, The Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington!

Community Boys & Girls Club's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

#UnitedWeTeach

Agency Partner, Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc has promoted empowerment of youth, their families, and their communiti...
05/21/2021

Agency Partner, Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc has promoted empowerment of youth, their families, and their communities since 1991.

Located in Whiteville, NC, this incredible partnership was able to provide over 16,000 hours of educational enrichment through the Safe Haven After School program!

Their summer enrichment camp is right around the corner! Visit Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc 's page for more details!
#UnitedWeTeach

Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc's Summer Enrichment Camp is open for sign up!
05/21/2021

Columbus County DREAM Center, Inc's Summer Enrichment Camp is open for sign up!

‼️DREAM Center Summer Program will start soon. Applications are available for pickup starting today. Slots will fill up fast!

There is something incredibly powerful about sharing a love for literacy, and we are so grateful to have this wonderful ...
05/20/2021

There is something incredibly powerful about sharing a love for literacy, and we are so grateful to have this wonderful partnership with Brunswick County, NC Literacy Council! Brunswick County Literacy Council offers programs designed to help adult learners in Brunswick County lead more successful and productive lives.

Visit https://bcliteracy.org/programs-services to see more details about some of the great programming that Brunswick County Literacy Council offers to our greater Cape Fear community!
#UnitedWeTeach

05/19/2021

Check out this wonderful video from Soaring As Eagles Outreach Ministry Inc.'s Executive Director, Kim Ceasar, introducing their newest program, Pre-K Jumpstart!

Tune in for more details regarding specifics of the program, as well as details how to sign-up!
#UnitedWeTeach

ICYMI: Check out this incredible article written by Greater Wilmington Business Journal on Soaring As Eagles Outreach Mi...
05/19/2021
Soaring As Eagles receives NC Child’s 2021 Community Voices Award | WilmingtonBiz

ICYMI: Check out this incredible article written by Greater Wilmington Business Journal on Soaring As Eagles Outreach Ministry Inc. !

Did you know that Soaring As Eagles received the NC Child’s 2021 Community Voices Award? Read the full article by clicking http://ow.ly/K1QZ50EPY5D!
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Soaring As Eagles has received the NC Child’s 2021 Community Voices Award, according to a news release.  Soaring As Eagles Outreach Ministry Inc. is a nonprofit organization focused on closing the achievement gap in high-poverty, Title 1 schools, stated the release.  "The Community Voices Award...

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Great Night of Heroes!!!!!
Upcoming outreach event! Come join us
Join us for a chicken dinner with all the fixins’, live music by Mark Herbert, and an amazing Silent Auction to benefit our newly founded New Hanover County chapter of the Autism Society of NC! Tickets: $15 Dine-in or Carryout / Available online, at Bill’s now, or at the door night of! Bid on original art by local artists, surfboard, fishing charters, car care packages, many gift certificates for meals, beer/ wine and so much more — $6,000 worth of goods and services!
What a wonderful gift these children are! Thank you for coming in to United Way to sing for us! We love you!
What a great team of amazing people! Thank you for all you do to make a difference right here in the Cape Fear Area.
any golf tournaments coming up?