United, We Feed!

A virtual panel discussing how we are Living United to address food insecurity across the greater Cape Fear region. Wilmington, NC. (February 19, 2020): On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, United Way of the Cape Fear Area will be hosting a livestream panel discussion on how a few of its local partner agencies are addressing the prominent effects of the Coronavirus …

United, We Create Full Bellies!

United Way of the Cape Fear Area announces the receipt of a generous $100,000 gift from The Full Belly Project Ltd. to help fight against financial insecurity in the greater Cape Fear region. Wilmington, NC. (December 17, 2020): To ring in the holiday season, United Way of the Cape Fear Area is pleased to announce the receipt of a generous …

Maximize Your Gift by Amplifying Impact

United Way of the Cape Fear Area encourages the greater Cape Fear region to utilize 2020 tax benefits before the year’s end to maximize the potential of their charitable contributions. Wilmington, NC. (December 15, 2020): United Way of the Cape Fear Area works with our community to leverage resources and improve the lives of local people. 2020 has been a …

UNITED WAY OF THE CAPE FEAR AREA RECIEVES $566,000 GRANT

Center for Workforce Inclusion, Inc. awards grant directed to assist in workforce training for older workers 55+. WILMINGTON, NC. (November 2, 2020) – United Way of the Cape Fear Area announced today that it was awarded a $566,000 grant from the Center for Workforce Inclusion, Inc. (the Center), of Silver Spring, MD. Almost 90 percent of this grant – originally …

Partners in Philanthropy

United Way of the Cape Fear Area, the City of Wilmington, and New Hanover County unite to address current, prominent issues facing the greater Cape Fear community. Wilmington, NC. (November 16, 2020): Partnerships in philanthropy encourage innovative solutions that better serve families and communities that are facing some of the most difficult chapters in their lives. According to Tommy Taylor, …

United Way of the Cape Fear Area launches RETIRE UNITED

United Way of the Cape Fear Area (UWCFA) launches a new initiative to connect retirees to impactful community engagement opportunities. Wilmington, NC. (November 4, 2020): United Way of the Cape Fear area launches its newest, engaging initiative focused on our area retirees. RETIRE UNITED is a platform designed to encourage community engagement for retirees, soon-to-be retirees, and seniors dedicated to …

United Way of the Cape Fear Area Celebrates Campaign Season!

United Way of the Cape Fear Area (UWCFA) hosts a virtual, live-streamed event, Hope is Not Quarantined to celebrate the 2020 campaign season. Wilmington, NC: United Way of the Cape Fear Area invites its neighbors and families to virtually join a celebration kick-off event to launch the 2020 campaign season! Tommy Taylor, CEO of United Way of the Cape Fear …

Our 2019-2020 UWCFA Volunteer of the Year: Mr. Brad Erbes!

United Way of the Cape Fear Area is proud to announce the recipient of the 2019-2020 United Way of the Cape Fear Area Volunteer of the Year award: Mr. Brad Erbes! Brad has dedicated over 20 years of service to our greater Cape Fear community in his selfless, compassionate talents. He is a proud graduate of West Point Military Academy, …

United for Lasting Recovery Solutions

American Red Cross and United Way of the Cape Fear Area highlight the impact of unity for the greater Cape Fear region through Long Term Recovery efforts and solutions. Wilmington, NC: In this long-standing partnership, United Way of the Cape Fear Area and American Red Cross are dedicated to serving the unmet, critical needs of those in search for relief …

COVID-19 Cannot Stop a Community’s Good Works

United Way of the Cape Fear Area promotes and encourages the use of the platform Corona Community to protect high-risk populations during COVID-19. Wilmington, NC: Although COVID-19 has affected daily routines, it has not kept the community from collaborating to generate creative solutions to today’s problems. One particular issue involves the safety of some of the most vulnerable populations: how …