Congratulations Cancer Services!
The Weston Award for Nonprofit Excellence was awarded on June 24th, 2021 to Cancer Services, Inc. Cancer Services is a three time recipient of the bi-annual award. In addition to the recognition they were awarded a grant of $50,000.
Gwen Parker, a teachers assistant for WSFCS won 25,000 towards the purchase of a new car from any of the participating dealerships in our Driving Forward Together Car Giveaway contest!
Need Help? NC 211 is here!
NC 211 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Families and individuals in all 100 counties in North Carolina can call to obtain free and confidential information on health and human services within their community. Available in most languages, NC 211 is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
The Future Needs Us Now
We envision a world-class community where no one lives in poverty and EVERYONE holds the power to access the opportunities and resources needed to thrive. The future needs us now. We’re building a blueprint for a brighter future for everyone in Forsyth County. Strong communities need a strong United Way. Now more than ever, we need to LIVE UNITED.
We’re Strengthening Our Equity Muscle to Accelerate Impact
Equity is an underlying principle in all of the other critical success factors included in our work. This emphasis reflects that a focus on equity is essential to address the most critical pressing issues within and across our community.
The pandemic has reinforced the importance of taking care of each other and United Way’s mission: to galvanize the caring power of communities. Fueled by the generosity from companies and individuals, United Way of Forsyth County has raised and put back into our community funds so that people stay in their homes, feed their families, keep the lights on, and more. But our work is not over.
Let’s Make Covid19 History!
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United Way of Forsyth County
brings the community and its resources together to solve problems that no one organization can address alone.
A world-class community where no one lives in poverty and EVERYONE holds the power to access the opportunities and resources needed to thrive. We win when we Live United.
Who We Are
In collaboration with our partners and community leaders, we identify our community’s most pressing needs. The money we raise is used to address the root causes of those problems through strategic investments and partnerships that achieve measurable, lasting results.
The most significant problems in our community are interconnected and complex. They require a coordinated approach by many different organizations to solve. UWFC and volunteers on the impact council are uniquely positioned to understand the needs in the community and how proposals from our partners will address these needs. We hold our partners and ourselves accountable for the money we invest in every program.
United Way of Forsyth County invests in over 60 programs and initiatives with more than 40 local partner nonprofit organizations focused on the key impact areas of Education, Economic Mobility, Health, and Basic Needs.
These 4 focus areas are part of the evolution to the Economic Mobility Road Map (EcRM), which addresses the overall question of why we invest in problem-solving to overcome roadblocks and barriers that prevent households from achieving economic self-sufficiency. UWFC is focused on solving community problems and investing in a community where no resident must worry about fulfilling their basic needs.
people are always at the heart of what we do at United Way