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funded partners

joining forces to improve lives in wayne county

The Agencies and their Funded Programs listed below are the heart and soul of United Way. Each agency is carefully vetted to ensure the programs supported align with one of our four focus areas of health & wellness, financial stability, basic needs, and education. These resources are vital to the success of our mission and to improving lives in our community. 

Do you recognize any of our Funded Partners? What about their United Way-supported programs?

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american red cross

single family fires program

Victims of single family fires are provided emergency assistance, food, short-term shelter and referral
services through the Single Family Fires program of The American Red Cross.

armed forces emergency assistance program

The American Red Cross, facilitates Armed Forces Emergency Services that communicate between
service members and their families in times of medical emergencies, death and financial hardship.

boys & girls club

Aim for Success

Boys and girls participate in Aim for Success education program which includes age-appropriate activities on personal responsibilities, managing money, how to set goals, improving self-esteem and improving grades at the Boys and Girls Club of Wayne County in three locations- Goldsboro, Fremont and Mount Olive.


Smart Moves

Children participated in Smart Moves program where they learned about the consequences of adolescent sexual activity and improved their self-esteem and decision making skills in order to avoid unsafe behaviors.

triple play

Children participating in the Triple Play, which provides youth with structured activities such as increasing their daily exercise and improve their knowledge of nutrition and eating habits.

communities supporting schools

restorative justice program

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First-time youth offenders have an opportunity to earn a chance to improve their future through Restorative Justice Program. Participants follow a structured process where their peers review their case, pass judgment and issue an appropriate sentence. Through parental and teen participation, participants are able to avoid criminal records by successfully completing their sentence.


ArtXecute is an arts-based initiative designed to help underserved Wayne County youth build positive community, nurture healthy social-emotional skills, and develop confidence through access to high-quality arts education.

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Community Troops

Girls living in West Haven, Fairview and Lincoln Apartments have a safe place to be mentored as they grow into community citizenship! Your investment in the work of United Way of Wayne County has given these young ladies the chance to belong to the three Girl Scout's Community Troops, and to experience the benefits of being a scout. Some of the opportunities these girls now have include arts and crafts, agriculture trips, Disney on Ice adventures, and STEM education.

habitat for humanity

brush with kindness

Habitat for Humanity’s Brush with Kindness, a home repair program where they help facilitate minor interior and exterior home repairs for low and moderate income homes across Wayne County.

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Laundry Love

Laundry Love

Laundry Love provides free laundry services to anyone who needs clean clothes. This most often includes the homeless community, people who live in and out of local hotels, single parents with limited income, veterans, and the elderly. Laundry Love washes the clothes and bedding of individuals and families who have no income, low income, are homeless, or do not have access to laundry facilities.

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literacy connections

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adult and family literacy program

The Adult and Family Literacy program is dedicated to developing skills in reading, math, and computers for adult learners and their families, in order that they may achieve success at home, at work, and in the community.

bank on wayne

Financial literacy is provided through the Bank on Wayne program that provides instruction in budgeting, banking, and managing credit. Bank on Wayne encourages participants to operate within the financial mainstream and avoid costly alternative financial services.

partnership for children

triple p positive parenting program

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is backed by hundreds of trials and studies, and gives you proven parenting strategies to make life easier and calmer at home, and help your kids grow up to be happy, confident and successful. Thousands of American families are seeing the benefits of doing Triple P Online, or Teen Triple P Online.

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rones chapel area community center

tutor to the top

Some students require more intensive and individualized instruction to learn some skills and material. In Tutor to the Top, one-on-one help is proven to be most effective. Each child is matched with a tutor who will stay with him/her throughout instruction. All tutors are experienced educators in Wayne and Duplin Counties with full background checks. Sessions are always conducted with a minimum of two adults present at all times.

the salvation army

the emergency assistance program

Through Emergency Assistance program at The Salvation Army, short-term assistance is available to ensure 30 days of continued housing/utilities, outreach (food, clothing, household goods) and recovery assistance.

Temporary housing

Homeless men are provided emergency shelter, three daily meals, life skills classes, counseling and outreach services at the Shelter for Men provided by The Salvation Army.

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society of st. vincent de paul

the emergency assistance program

Families in Wayne County are assisted by the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul’s Emergency Assistance program with financial aid and direct payments of bills. They receive assistance towards budgeting and financial stability.


meals on wheels-nutrition for the elderly

Individuals are able to remain in their home, receive check-ups and receive nutritious meals from Meals on Wheels through the Nutrition for the Elderly.

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wayne uplift

domestic violence victim support program

The Domestic Violence Victim Support program provides victims of domestic violence, neglect or sexual assault a safe shelter, emergency services, crisis intervention, food and clothing, safety
planning, emergency cell phones, danger and lethality assessment and if needed, legal as well as financial assistance.

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in becoming
A funded partner?

Follow the steps outlined below to apply for the Community Impact Grant Funding.

Step 1: Attend the mandatory Agency Orientation

Step 2: Sign in or create an E-CImpact account

Step 3: Complete the Agency Prequalifications

Step 4: Once approved, complete the FULL application provided to you 

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