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Thursday, June 14, 2018
    Hello, for those unable to attend our recent meetings, here are a few items of interest.   Our final tally for Hurricane Matthew Relief was about $255,000 plus thousands of volunteer hours (not logged) over about 17 months while assisting about 215 families. Let's all pray for a quiet upcoming storm season.   After completing Hurricane Matthew recovery we continue to receive requests for assistance from Dare Co. Social Services. In addition to the routine emergency assistance requests, we've been working on several bigger projects including roof replacements, floor repairs, and a house...
Thursday, June 7, 2018
2018 ALBEMARLE AREA UNITED WAY AWARDS & CAMPAIGN KICKOFF LUNCHEON Featuring Guest Speaker, Dr. Karrie G. Dixon, Elizabeth City State University's Interim Chancellor. 

Awards presented for Spirit of Giving, Partner Agency of the Year and Spirit of Community.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 K.E. White Center, Elizabeth City, NC   Tickets $15 Caterered by Montero's Restaurant and Catering   Tickets may be purchased online at  252-333-1510   Dr. Karrie G. Dixon, Interim Chancellor – Elizabeth City State University   Dr. Dixon has served as a senior administrator at...
Thursday, May 3, 2018

Your shopping matters. This Mother's Day, shop for Mom at and Amazon donates to Albemarle Area United Way.

Monday, April 23, 2018
By Jon Hawley Staff Writer   Sunday, April 22, 2018   Cold brews, hot barbecue and a new tournament proved a winning trifecta for the Albemarle Area United Way on Saturday when it hosted “Bocce, Beer and Bites.”   The first-ever event drew hundreds of people to Waterfront Park in Elizabeth City, where teams of four competed in a bocce tournament serving as this year's major fundraiser for the Albemarle Area United Way. The AAUW is an umbrella organization serving 19 nonprofits across 13 counties, and Bocce, Beer and Bites is serving as its major fundraiser this year.   The event came together...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
If you’re like me, you have a slew of random items in your home that are either collecting dust or resenting you for not using them (treadmill, cough cough). While you could sell these items online, donating them to underprivileged individuals or impoverished families will provide far greater value. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are close to 41 million people currently living in poverty, many of whom would love to have your gently used items. So, in the spirit of spring cleaning, here are three ways you can make the most of your overlooked items:   Support local jobs: You may not...