United Way to focus on Charlotte's economic mobility

Article from The Charlotte Observer

United Way of Central Carolinas announced Tuesday the agency will be implementing a new strategy moving forward with a greater focus on economic mobility in the region.

The organization will invest $16.41 million into 78 local community charities, with a majority of the donations going to education programs, various charities and crisis assistance. That’s about flat funding from last year’s allocations.

The Salvation Army of Greater Charlotte will receive $1.6 million, making it the largest recipient. Full Story