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    Did you know that volunteering is good for your health and helps you live longer? According to an article in Harvard Health Publications, "Volunteering may be good for body and mind". If you are interested in volunteering, we would love to speak with you. Our office hours are 8:30 to 4:30...
Posted at: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Through April 12, volunteers in partnership with United Way of Charlotte County (UWCC) and SunTrust Bank will assist local residents who earned less than $66,000 in 2017 with income tax return preparation. An exciting development for tax year 2017 is the expansion from two to three tax preparation...
Posted at: Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:40pm
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January 22, 2018 Group honors local women By DANIEL SUTPHIN Email: dsutphin@sun-herald.com STAFF WRITER, Charlotte Sun   Over 100 women gathered for the Women United’s 2nd annual luncheon on Tuesday. Empowerment is essential to the women of Women United in the Charlotte County area. The United...
Posted at: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 3:22pm
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  For tickets call United Way of Charlotte County (941) 627-3539 or click here. A one-day local event highlighting the research behind the health benefits of staying social and connected. Resources and information will be available from local nonprofits and businesses. Join us from 8:30 a.m. to 1:...
Posted at: Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:16am
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    Port Charlotte, FL December 27, 2017 – United Way of Charlotte County’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the first time that United Way of...
Posted at: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 1:26pm
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December 25, 2017 CHARLOTTE — The United Way of Charlotte County has a new executive director. By ANDREA PRAEGITZER Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.com STAFF WRITER, Charlotte Sun Angie Matthiessen — who has served as interim director since September — officially accepted the position last week....
Posted at: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:06pm
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    December 12, 2017 Volunteers needed to mentor financially strapped families By ANDREA PRAEGITZER Email: Apraegitzer@sun-herald.com. STAFF WRITER, Charlotte Sun Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in...
Posted at: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:22am
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Did you know volunteering is a great way to stay healthy? United Way of Charlotte County has a great volunteer opportunity for you! You can help our neighbors become financially stable with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. You don’t need to be a numbers-person to help, either! Join us...
Posted at: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 11:44am
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Be part of our Grab A Lunch, Give A Lunch promotion. Everyone deserves to have a good meal, let's start with those right here at home.  Join us on November 28 at Port Charlotte Town Center as we take part in #GivingTuesday, a worldwide giving movement.  Celebrated on the Tuesday following...
Posted at: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 1:58pm
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ALICE® refers to the population in our communities that are Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The Alice population represents those like Christine and David who are working but it isn't enough to meet basic needs.  Christine, is a single mother, raising two children alone.  Christine...
Posted at: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
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