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 …

How United Way is Here for Cape Fear during COVID-19

United Way of the Cape Fear Area brings the community together by partnering with prominent leadership in order to solve some of the toughest issues facing the community today. Wilmington, NC: Over the past month, United Way of the Cape Fear Area (UWCFA) has worked diligently to unite the community during the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting NC 211 services, and …

A New CEO for United Way of the Cape Fear Area

United Way of the Cape Fear Area is pleased to announce the appointment of Tommy Taylor as its new CEO. Wilmington, NC: The Board of Directors of United Way of the Cape Fear Area (UWCFA) is pleased to elect Tommy Taylor as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective April 16, 2020. From Manfield, Ohio, Tommy moved to Greensboro, NC …

Uniting with SHARE Cape Fear

United Way of the Cape Fear Area encourages unity during the COVID-19 pandemic by partnering with Cape Fear Collective and the New Hanover Disaster Coalition. Wilmington, NC: United Way of the Cape Fear Area, in partnership with Cape Fear Collective and the New Hanover Disaster Coalition, powers the creative, interactive platform SHARE Cape Fear. SHARE Cape Fear is designed to …

Lisa Leath Explains “Why I Give.”

Lisa Leath, president, Leath HR GroupI have volunteered, advocated and donated to United Way of Cape Fear Area (UWCFA) since 2008 because I continue to see strong impact in our community. I’ve served as a campaign organizer in the workplace many times over and as a volunteer on the UWCFA board for the last five years. My husband volunteers with …

Brunswick County manager explains “Why I Give” to United Way of the Cape Fear Area.

Ann Hardy, Brunswick County manager I give to the United Way of the Cape Fear Area because I have personally experienced that United Way and the agencies they support are truly helping my friends and neighbors when they find themselves in crisis while teaching them skills to become self-sufficient. In my role in county government, I often encounter people for …

Victaulic plant manager explains why he gives to the United Way

The StarNews is partnering with other area media companies to hold United Way Media Day on May 14 to help raise more funds for local nonprofits. As part of our coverage, we asked business and community leaders to share why they give to the United Way. Michael Reives, plant manager, Victaulic “When I was younger, I only associated United Way …