About Us

About UsUnited Way of Transylvania County's Mission

To build a stronger Transylvania by mobilizing our community to empower people to improve their lives.
 

United Way of Transylvania County's Vision

To serve as a community leader through resource development and resource allocation to commit Transylvania County residents to

1) helping children and youth achieve their full academic potential

2) a healthy lifestyle and appropriate healthcare, and

3) a financially stable household.

These goals are ambitious, but with your help we can achieve them.

Who runs United Way of Transylvania County?

A volunteer Board of Directors and professional staff members ensure that United Way of Transylvania County is working effectively and efficiently to empower people to improve their lives. Volunteers play an important role in all of our community efforts.

How much of a donation us used in Transylvania County?

99% of donations stay in Transylvania County, where the funds directly impact local families and the local economy. United Way of Transylvania County voluntarily pays 1% dues to United Way Worldwide in exchange for valuable training, tools and information.

How are campaign funds distributed?

United Way of Transylvania County Allocations Team members (all community volunteers) review applications from non-profit agencies serving Transylvania County to determine the best use of funds to generate the greatest community impact in the areas of health, education and financial stability.

Is United Way of Transylvania County a registered non-profit?

United Way of Transylvania County is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit, as are all of the partner agencies it funds.