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United Way Celebrates Its 64th Anniversary


July 15, 2019

On July 13, United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) celebrated its 64th official anniversary. Originally created in May of 1955, with a charter for the Transylvania County United Fund, Inc., the organization received its first license from the state of North Carolina on July 13, 1955.

“I’m proud of UWTC’s long and rich history. We owe so much to the dedicated donors and volunteers who provided such a strong foundation for UWTC. Now, our job is to celebrate and to carry that strength forward, as we continue to invest leadership and funds in our collective future,” said Rev. Louis Negrón, CEO of United Way of Transylvania County.

“Our board members, volunteers, and staff are all dedicated to making real and lasting progress for our less fortunate neighbors. After all these years, UWTC is still all about connecting people for the common good, and we welcome input from all,” Negrón added.

About United Way Of Transylvania County

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) brings people together. UWTC leverages partnerships and donor investments to help each individual person and the community as a whole to grow and thrive.

UWTC brings grant funds into Transylvania County and combines those awards with local donations and sponsorships. UWTC invests in the future of the entire county by funding local programs and initiatives designed to empower people to improve their lives.

To volunteer, donate or learn more about United Way of Transylvania County, call (828) 883-8822 or send mail to P.O. Box 53, Brevard, NC, 28712.


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