United Way Dissolution
Last updated 1/8/2020 at 4:10pm
The decision by the United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) Board of Directors to dissolve its operation in the next few months presents new challenges for county nonprofit organizations.
Over its 65 years of existence, the UWTC has done a good job of raising funds and distributing them to local nonprofit organizations. When the major manufacturing plants closed around the turn of this century, corporate and payroll deduction contributions dropped significantly. Nevertheless, the UWTC was able to find other ways to raise funds. From 2013 to 2018, the UWTC directed more than $1.5 million t...