"Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace." - Mother Teresa

Your gift to the Beaufort County United Way creates opportunities for a better life for all.

Our mission of "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" requires a community-wide partnership to identify and tackle critical health and human service issues--individuals like us coming together to invest our time, knowledge, and resources.
By combining contributions from individuals, small businesses, and workplace campaigns, the Beaufort County United Way leverages these resources on a large scale to advance the common good and produce positive change. Together, we are building a culture of caring in Beaufort County.

Please join us in our mission. Consider coordinating a workplace campaign. Or click on the link below to download a pledge form and mail your tax-deductible contribution to the Beaufort County United Way / PO Box 1963 / Washington, NC 27889.

UWBC Pledge Form (pledge form sent as separate attachment)

Open your heart. Lend your voice. Give your time. Invest your money. Let's reach out a hand to one, and influence the condition of us all. As always, thank you for your support.

Your funds provide

  • A mentor for a student after school to help with homework and skills
  • Supplies & housing for a family who’s been devastated by a house fire
  • Shelter for a woman escaping from sexual assault or domestic violence
  • Counseling to avoid pregnancy and parenting skills for a teenage parent
  • Two weekend meals each week for a child living in poverty
  • GED training for a student willing to improve himself
  • An affordable home for a homeless family
  • Science and technology camp for a disadvantaged youth
  • Fitness classes, tax advice, and activities for a senior citizen to help him to stay healthy and independent
  • Prescriptions, clothing, and transportation for a mentally ill person
  • Food for an elderly person who then has enough money to buy her prescriptions
  • A boy or girl in poverty the opportunity to join a scout troop
  • A friendly voice that gives referrals and supportive counseling to a woman in crisis
  • Assistance to a military family
  • Hot meals for families and a place to shower and sleep for a homeless man
  • One-on-one mentoring for a court involved youth
  • A child with developmental disabilities a chance to participate in the Special Olympics
  • And numerous other services!

It's not about meeting a goal; it's about meeting a need. Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are all people. Connected, Interdependent, United. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.

Thank you to our Sponsors

How much does it take to make ends meet in Beaufort County?

Self Sufficiency Standard and Money Needs Test

When: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 9 am- 12 pm
Where: Walmart Parking Lot & Turnage Theatre

For people in need in our community, help is a phone call or web click away through United Way’s NC 2-1-1. It’s a free, confidential, and multilingual information and referral service.

Eating Local in Beaufort County

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Questions For Candidates: A Voter's Guide to Farm and Food Policy in the Carolinas provides guidance for individuals to interact with candidates for elected office about sustainable farming and community food systems.

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