United Way Taps Unmet Needs Resulting from December Power Outage

Lisa Chavis showing some of the perishable items they were able to replace with the gift card her child daycare centers were issued. “One of the tasks for United Way is finding out what unmet needs are in the community, and that’s what we did with the latest project we undertook,” comments United Way of Moore County President, Linda Pearson. “ In partnership with Lowe’s Foods and thanks to a grant from Duke Energy Foundation, we were able to help a number of local child care centers in the county. Our mission with this project was to help with food... Read More

UWMC COVID-19 Safety Measures & Information

In consideration for the health and well-being of our staff, the United Way of Moore County is open for appointments only at this time. Please call (910)692-2413 to schedule an appointment or leave a message and we will call you back. For health & human service information/assistance or for information about COVID-19/Coronavirus please dial 2-1-1. The 2-1-1 information & referral service is available 24/7, 365 days a year in multiple languages. 2-1-1 has also been activated by Governor Roy Cooper to assist people with regard to COVID-19/Coronavirus.   Remember to thoroughly wash your hands, cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing,... Read More

Mike Fields to be Honored with Cornerstone Award

Mike Fields He has been many times on the program and several times the Master of Ceremonies, this year the United Way of Moore County will honor long-time resident of the Sandhills, Mike Fields with the 2020 Cornerstone of the Community Award. The award is the highest award for volunteerism given by the United Way of Moore County and is presented to an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment, creativity, leadership, inspiration, sustained service and broad scope of impact on the quality of life in the community. Mike Fields has history with Moore County. He was raised here and educated... Read More

Apply for Grants

In order to be considered for funding, organizations interested in applying for United Way of Moore County grants must submit a letter of intent to be received by United Way of Moore County on or before December 20, 2019. Upon receipt of this letter of intent the organization will receive notice of a mandatory meeting to receive the following: • Application for Funding & Checklist • Required Documentation Listing • Timetable for the United Way Review & Allocation Process • Presentation Format • Participation Agreement Completed applications must be returned to the United Way office no later than 3:00 P.M.... Read More

Cathy & Marcus Larose 2019 Campaign Chairs

Marcus and Cathy Larose The United Way Board of Directors applauds Cathy and Marcus Larose of Coldwell Banker Advantage Real Estate who have agreed to serve as the 2019 campaign chairs. “The board is pleased that the Larose’s accepted the challenge and is looking forward to working with this high energy couple in our mission to support the Moore County community,” said Chairman of the Board, Ryan Ciccone. The Larose’s said in a statement that, “Marcus and I along with the generous agents and staff at Coldwell Banker Advantage could not be more honored to support the United Way and... Read More

Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief

Moore County residents in need of assistance as a result of Hurricane Florence should contact Moore County EOC at 910-947-6317 or go to the Moore County Public Safety Facebook page. They have services available and can help. Critical supplies are available to residents at the Crains Creek Fire Department. Damage Assessment Teams are currently working in that area according to Scot Brooks, Deputy Director of Public Safety for Moore County. Please help spread the word to those in need of assistance. Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Donation Read More

Trike Race is Funny Fundraising

Trike Race Returns On Thursday, November 8th the Tour de Trike returns to downtown Southern Pines kicking off at 5:00 p.m. with registration. The first race is scheduled for 5:30. A family friendly event, the United Way Tour de Trike is funny fundraising in support of 18 local nonprofit partner agencies. All that glows! This year the adult tricycle race takes on a new twist with the end of daylight saving time. Riders will be able to make use of all that glows; glow paint, glow necklaces, glow sticks, etc. Riders are free to dress in costume and see who... Read More

NFL Character Playbook – Crain’s Creek

Two years ago, the NFL and United Way teamed up to give middle school students and their schools the tools to cultivate and maintain healthy relationships in a program call Character Playbook. Crain’s Creek Middle School in Cameron participates in Character Playbook™ and focuses on Positive Character Traits of their students on a daily basis. Falcons are Ready, Respectful and Responsible with regard to academics as well as in all sports they are a part of. Students are given Talons (stamps) for positive behavior, are rewarded through a program called Fabulous Falcons for showing good character, and they are awarded during... Read More