New President and CEO Announced

United Way of the Cape Fear Area announces the appointment of E. Craig Heim as their new President and CEO. Mr. Heim will replace Christopher Nelson who held that position with the local United Way since 2008. Mr. Heim has a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and comes to the Cape Fear Area from Syracuse NY. Previously he worked for ...

Laurence Gray Sprunt Society Established in Wilmington

United Way of the Cape Fear Area is proud to announce the creation of the Laurence Gray Sprunt Society through a philanthropic bequest from the Will of Laurence Gray Sprunt. Laurence Gray Sprunt, from the prominent longtime Wilmington family, was the son of James Laurence and Annie Gray Nash Ruffin. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill ...

FamilyWize Reaches $1 Billion in Cumulative Savings!

Congratulations to FamilyWize for reaching a fantastic milestone, $1 Billion in cumulative savings! FamilyWize distributes prescription savings cards, free of charge, making prescription medications more affordable. FamilyWize is a trusted and valued partner of UWCFA and its services are used by many across our four counties and the United States. In 2016, FamilyWize has helped over 2,290,000 people nationwide, with ...

Local Red Cross Executive Director to Lead Central NC Chapter

WILMINGTON, April 17, 2017—The Eastern North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross is thrilled to announce Vicki LaBelle, Executive Director for the Red Cross of the Cape Fear Area, will be relocating to Durham, NC, to serve as the executive director of the Central North Carolina Chapter. LaBelle leaves behind an 11-year history of ensuring exceptional delivery of vital ...

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United Way of the Cape Fear Area President & CEO Announces Retirement

 5919 Oleander Drive Wilmington, NC 28403 Leanne Strawn VP, Communications 910-798-3900 x. 104 (Work) leanne.strawn@uwcfa.org For Digital / Print Release United Way of the Cape Fear Area President & CEO Announces Retirement Wilmington, NC, January 11, 2017 - Christopher Nelson, President and CEO of United Way of the Cape Fear Area, UWCFA, will retire on June 30, 2017 after eight years ...