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Chatham’s First Annual Senior Education Retreat

United Way was proud to attend the first annual Senior Education Retreat, hosted by the Chatham County Council on Aging. The event was held at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center on Wednesday, April 18. The retreat featured Keynote

Posted in Communities, Events, Organization

Local Volunteers To Be Recognized by County & State

Ten Chatham County volunteers have been selected to receive recognition for their outstanding community service:  Pamela Caruso, Kay & John Combest, Mary Dickerson, Ruth & Dick Flannelly, Edith & Joe Hammond, Hilary Murray and Larry Ross.  They were also selected

Posted in Communities, Events

New Interactive Tool Helps Chatham County Families Learn How Much They Need to Make Ends Meet

Chatham County’s working families will have a better understanding of how much income they need to meet their basic needs thanks to a partnership between United Way and Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International. The “Our Money Needs Calculator” is an

Posted in Events

Lend Your Voice To Community Health and Well-Being!

This February, the Chatham Health Alliance began the 2018 Community Assessment. The Community Assessment is an ongoing process that includes a survey and community conversations that help us identify the issues that most affect the health and well-being of Chatham

Posted in Communities

Chatham County Recognized as a Spotlight Award Winner in Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

Chatham County has been selected to receive $25,000 as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge) Spotlight Award. Nationwide, ten winners and five honorable mentions were selected for their ability to address the need to improve opportunities

Posted in Communities

2018 Chatham Community Assessment Surveys May Arrive in Mailboxes

The Chatham Health Alliance, in partnership with the Chatham County Public Health Department, Chatham Hospital, and numerous community organizations, has begun its 2018 Community Assessment process. The Community Assessment, which has its roots in the Community Health Assessment conducted in 2014, yields important and

Posted in Communities

United Way & Chatham County Funding Application Workshop

A workshop to review the Chatham County and United Way funding application, as well as the entire FY19 allocations process, will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  It will take place at the Chatham

Posted in Agencies, Events, Funding Application, Grants, Organization

3M Employees Collect Food for Residents in Need

3M completed their United Way employee campaign and raised more than ever before in their fifteen-year history. To keep the momentum of success going, they conducted a canned food drive for CORA. All three shifts competed to collect the most

Posted in Campaign, Communities, Organization

Mailings Coming to Chatham Medicaid Recipients about Nutrition Benefits

Chatham County Social Services wants older residents on Medicaid to know that they may receive an unexpected letters and phone calls from a nonprofit, Benefits Data Trust, encouraging them to apply for Food and Nutrition Benefits (FNS). The program also

Posted in Organization

Introducing New Dial-A-Ride Minivan for Siler City!

This year’s United Way nonprofit allocations included support to Chatham Transit for a handicapped-accessible minivan dedicated to serve Siler City residents. To schedule a ride call (919) 542-5136.

Posted in Agencies, Organization

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