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COVID-19 Donation Relief Fund Established - Collaboraton with the Community Foundation of Burke County

March 27, 2020 - During the ongoing and unpredictable COVID-19 crisis, nonprofits and charitable organizations expect to be it hard financially, as they will be on the front lines of assisting citizens in need. Burke County United Way (BCUW), which provides funds to Burke County nonprofits...

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NC 2-1-1 to Provide Assistance for COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Governor Roy Cooper has announced that 2-1-1 is the number to call for assistance and resources related to the COVID-19 coronavirus. NC 2-1-1 is an information and referral service, operated by United Way of North Carolina, where families and individuals can obtain free and confidential information on health and...

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When you feel the most helpless, you actually have the power to do the most good.

As we move into social distancing and self-quarantine, it’s natural to feel isolated. Staying away from other people, though necessary, doesn’t fulfill our need to take action, to do something in the face of this crisis. 

Fortunately, even in isolation, you can help the most vulnerable...

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Your United Way Family of Partners make positive impacts in the lives of our community members in the areas of health, education, and financial stability/crisis assistance. Our partner agencies are guided by an amazing team of executive directors that work collaboratively to solve problems, meet needs, and drive change. Thank you for Living United in 2019. United, We (All) Win.

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The Marine Corps League Table Rock Detachment # 1197 and the Burke County United Way have partnered to collect and distribute toys during the holidays for more than a decade. Last year, Toys for Tots served 1,207 children in Burke County. That number seems to grow each year. This year, the age bracket for Toys for Tots has expanded, and we will be able to serve children from birth to...

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The Emerging Leaders began in early 2019 when the Burke County Chamber of Commerce and the Burke County United Way came together to create a steering committee. We both saw a need for the development and support of the young professionals in our county, and more opportunities for them to connect, network and give back to their community.

Burke County Emerging Leaders will host a...

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