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75 Years of History

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Way of the Cape Fear Area. Beginning in 1941, UWCFA has a rich history in the Cape Fear Area. Over the past several months, the Team at UWCFA has created a timeline of historic events from 1941 to the present. This tremendous milestone would not be possible without YOU.

Thank you to our 75th Anniversary presenting sponsors PPD, GE Hitachi and Audi Cape Fear.

Thank you for being apart of our 75th Anniversary. A timeline of events over the past 75 years is available below!

United Way History – The Early Years 1887 – 1940

United Way History 1941 – The Birth of UW

United Way History 1950 – 1970

UWCFA History – May – 1970 – 1990

UWCFA History- May 1990 – 2000

Below is a complete timeline of UWCFA beginning in 1887

Historical Timeline of UWCFA