Imagine the pride an adult student feels when they receive their degree. To many, finishing a degree later in life than most is a testimony to the hard work and resilience that empowered them through the challenges they faced along … Continue reading
There is no better way to feel the impact of your efforts than to volunteer right where needs are being served daily. Hands On Charlotte, a program of United Way of Central Carolinas, offers flexible volunteer opportunities for companies, individuals, and families, connecting them with service projects that have meaningful impact in and around the Charlotte area.Ready to Join Us?
For some Charlotte kids, homework is a daunting challenge, each and every night. Many children need help but don’t have any guidance at home. In some families, parents work late hours or simply don’t know how to help. Often, students … Continue reading
Have you heard of Hands on Charlotte’s weekly volunteer opportunity, Homework Hounds? If you haven’t, you’re missing out on an extremely rewarding chance to make a remarkable difference in a child’s life. When you dedicate just an hour and a half … Continue reading
When most people think about volunteering, they think about how it helps improve lives in the community. However, two new research studies underscore the critical role volunteering plays in improving lives…of the volunteers themselves. A recent study from the University … Continue reading