Unique ways of helping our communitySpecial Programs

Long Term Recovery Groups (LTRG)

In the wake of disasters like Hurricane Florence, United Way of the Cape Fear Area works with Long Term Recovery Groups in each of the four counties it serves: Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, and Pender.

What are Long Term Recovery Groups? Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry, Inc. (WARM) Executive Director, JC Lyle explains them beautifully in the article featured below.


BEST for Kids

BEST (Brunswick Early Success Team) for Kids is a partnership between Brunswick County Schools, community leaders, and volunteers who are committed to helping all children become fluent readers by the end of the third grade. By providing sound tutoring, consistency, and positive relationships with students, volunteers can know they are investing their time in a program that will make a difference in all areas of students' lives.


Blue Ribbon Commission & Homeless Council

The Blue Ribbon Commission on the Prevention of Youth Violence (BRC) was formed in 2008 as an initiative under the United Way of the Cape Fear Area as a response to the prevalent violence among youth in the North side of downtown Wilmington at the time.