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National 2-1-1 Day

February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day!  United Way of Chatham County is proud to join United Ways across North Carolina and the nation in celebrating the free, confidential information and referral system that connects callers and web visitors to health

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United Way & County Host Nonprofit Funding Application Workshop

Nonprofits interested in applying for a grant from Chatham County or the United Way of Chatham County should attend a workshop slated for Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 10 AM to 12 PM.  The workshop will cover the funding application

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Dial 2-1-1 for Shelter Information, Food Assistance and Hurricane Florence Recovery Help

In times of need, United Way of Chatham County is there to help.  One of the key benefits of being part of a statewide network is our ability to mobilize quickly and effectively to assist communities impacted by Hurricane Florence. 2-1-1,

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United Way Kicks Off the 2018 Campaign!

WRAL News Anchor Gerald Owens entertained the crowd Master of Ceremonies at United Way’s Campaign Kick-Off luncheon on Wednesday, September 5.  Held in the clubhouse ballroom at Governors Club, the event hosted over 150 people. The event featured three guest

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Joan Zollinger Receives United Way of Chatham County’s Highest Honor at 2018 Kick-Off Event

Ormsbee Robinson was the organizer of the first United Way campaign in Fearrington, which helped to solidify United Way’s presence in Chatham County.  As a founder, he helped lead the group that built a vision for this United Way, developed

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2018 Chatham County School System Convocation

United Way was honored to attend the Chatham County School System’s annual convocation. United Way representatives joined the administration, School Board and County Commissioners in welcoming back faculty and staff for a productive 2018/2019 school year filled with growth and

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Build a Backpack School Supply Drive A Success!

Due to the tremendous response from local businesses, churches and community members, this year’s Build a Backpack school supply drive was a huge success.  The drive, which was coordinated by the United Way of Chatham County, collected backpacks, notebooks, binders,

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WRAL News Anchor Gerald Owens to Emcee the United Way Campaign Kick-Off

Join the United Way of Chatham County for an afternoon of celebration at the 2018 Campaign Kick-Off and Annual Meeting.  It will be held in the clubhouse ballroom of Governors Club on Wednesday, September 5 from 11:30 am – 2:00

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United Way Begins “Build A Backpack” School Supply Drive!

The United Way of Chatham County will hold its annual back-to-school supply drive from Monday, July 16 through Friday, August 3. Community members are asked to donate school supplies for children in need.  Items may be dropped off at the

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United Way Celebrates Community at Agency Fair!

United Way and fifteen of its member agencies celebrated community last night at their Agency Fair with face painting, fun and Dolly Parton! The event took place at The Veranda at Briar Chapel from 4-6 p.m. and included a clown,

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