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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

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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

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Chatham County Outstanding Volunteers Awards Nomination Forms Now Available

Each year the United Way of Chatham County coordinates the Chatham County Outstanding Volunteer Awards to recognize those individuals who selflessly give their time, talent and expertise to benefit the residents of Chatham County.  Everyday in Chatham County hundreds of

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2017 United Way Member Agency Meeting

United Way of Chatham County hosted its annual member agency meeting on Wednesday, October 4 at the new Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center. Agencies received information regarding upcoming events, reporting procedures and local grant opportunities. Chatham County Budget Analyst

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David Poe Receives United Way of Chatham County’s Highest Honor at 2017 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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2017 Campaign Kick-Off Was A Great Success!

The United Way Campaign Kick-Off luncheon was held in the clubhouse ballroom at Governors Club Wednesday, September 6.  The event saw record-breaking attendance and hosted over 150 people. United Way hosts the annual event to celebrate the prior year’s fundraising

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2017 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 2017/2018 school year filled with growth and

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Debra Morgan of WRAL To Emcee United Way’s Campaign Kick-Off

Join the United Way of Chatham County and ten-time Emmy Award winner, Debra Morgan of WRAL for an afternoon of celebration at the 2017 Campaign Kick-Off & Annual Meeting.  It will be held in the clubhouse ballroom of Governors Club

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School Supply Drive a Success!

The 2017 United Way Build a Backpack school supply drive was a huge success thanks to the support of local businesses, churches and community members. The drive collected backpacks, notebooks, binders, paper, pencils, crayons and other school supplies. Almost 300

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United Way Begins “Build A Backpack” Campaign

The United Way of Chatham County will hold its annual back-to-school supply drive on Monday, July 17 through Friday, August 4. Community members are asked to donate school supplies for children in need.  Items may be dropped off at the

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