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United Way of the Cape Fear Area works with our community to leverage resources and improve the lives of local people. And we need your help. Your donation, no matter how big or small helps us to help agencies and programs throughout the community, many of whom have a greater need this year due to their service during and after Hurricane Florence.

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Agency Partners

The following agencies are UWCFA nonprofit agency partners that serve residents of Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover, and Pender Counties.

Hover over each individual county to view a list of our agency partners.

In The News

5 days ago

United Way of the Cape Fear Area

Good Monday Morning! Start the day with a smile by reading about Makayla and feeling great about all of the kids getting a head start in life through Communities In Schools of Cape Fear!Today's spotlight shines on Makayla! Makayla loves participating in our WIRE Afterschool Program and is a 5th grade student at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design where she works with our CIS Student Support Specialist, Ms. Simon.

Makayla is such a kind, respectful and helpful student at WIRE. She is the oldest sister of one brother and two sisters, was born in Wilmington and has lived here her entire life. Makayla loves science, drawing and gymnastics, and her favorite color is pink. After high school, Makayla wants to go to college to become either a teacher or a pediatrician!

When asked three things she likes about her WIRE Afterschool Program Coordinators, she said that they are "really funny, help with homework, and teach us about being responsible." She also shared that because of the focused reading time at WIRE, her reading score has improved at school! Coming to WIRE has helped her become a better person as well. "Each week at WIRE we do a neighborhood sweep of garbage, and since that has started I see how garbage negatively impacts the neighborhood and how bad it is for the environment." This year at WIRE she has loved participating in the talent show and getting introduced to salads that she has gotten to create when Centripetal Farms visits the program.

Way to go Makayla!
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Good Monday Morning! Start the day with a smile by reading about Makayla and feeling great about all of the kids getting a head start in life through Communities In Schools of Cape Fear!

Congratulations to Deral Pitts and the team at Community Boys and Girls Club in Wilmington, NC for an amazing unveiling of renovations and improvements at the Club. United Way of the Cape Fear Area CEO Craig Heim, Community BGC Board members and several local officials attended a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 17, 2019. Our community and our youth are well served by this facility and this organization. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Deral Pitts and the team at Community Boys and Girls Club in Wilmington, NC for an amazing unveiling of renovations and improvements at the Club. United Way of the Cape Fear Area CEO Craig Heim, Community BGC Board members and several local officials attended a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 17, 2019. Our community and our youth are well served by this facility and this organization.Image attachment

1 week ago

United Way of the Cape Fear Area

Our friends at BSRI desperately need volunteers to pack and deliver meals to folks who really need them. If you have time in your schedule and room in your heart, please call Sarah at 910-754-2300 x 1022. You might be surprised by how great you feel when you help out! ... See MoreSee Less

Our friends at BSRI desperately need volunteers to pack and deliver meals to folks who really need them. If you have time in your schedule and room in your heart, please call Sarah at 910-754-2300 x 1022. You might be surprised by how great you feel when you help out!
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