May 2021

Thank You to our United Way of Lincoln County Board Members for their hard work and dedication to connecting people, resources and ideas to create a thriving community characterized by stability, educational success, and healthy members of our community.

UWLC Board Members:
  • Fred Jarrett
  • Jordan Frye
  • Anthony Simpson
  • Lindsey Huffman
  • Ritchie Haynes
  • Natalie Ducharme
  • Dr. Heath Belcher
  • Isabelle Wadsworth
  • Neal Alexander
  • Daniel Hipps
  • Rick Thompson
  • Marsha Ivey
  • Katie Saine
  • Janet Lopez
  • Charlie Reep
  • H.D. Reid
  • Jamel Farley
  • Dr. Jim Watson
Daniel "Danny" Hipps
Danny Hipps has served on the United Way of Lincoln County Board of Directors since July 2018. Prior to his service to United Way, Danny was very involved in community service, through his position with Duke Energy at McGuire Nuclear Plant, and continues to give back to his community to this day!
Mr. Hipps serves the Allocations Committee of the United Way of Lincoln County and is always involved with the Christmas Gala each year. Danny has served many years as the United Way Champion for Duke Energy organizing and implementing their internal campaign. For several years, Danny and his teammates at Duke Energy have supported families in need and arranged for several families to stay at the Great Wolfe Lodge to celebrate Christmas. Additionally, he helped to create a Community Video which was produced by Helms Production. Click here to view the “Welcome to Lincoln County” Community Video, and hear Danny speaking about Duke Energy’s involvement in community giving and hear the dedication of this endeavor in his words. Additionally, Danny serves as a volunteer for the Maiden Fire Department and enjoys helping others. The United Way of Lincoln County is blessed to have you serve on our board.

Thank you, Danny, for all of your hard work and dedication to the United Way of Lincoln County and your community!
United Way of Lincoln County, Communities in Schools (CIS), and Lincoln County Schools are hosting their annual Stuff the Bus Campaign, and we are looking for local businesses to volunteer as host sites for Stuff the Bus drop boxes to help us accomplish this goal! If you would like to be a host site for a Stuff the Bus collection barrel between June and July 2021, please sign-up to host a barrel using this link.

Items to be collected include:
  • calculators
  • pencil boxes
  • pens
  • markers
  • portfolios
  • colored pencils
  • notebooks
  • rulers
  • folders
  • scissors
  • pencils
  • composition notebooks
  • three ring binders
  • loose leaf paper
  • glue sticks
  • crayons
We are also in need of NEW backpacks Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Please consider age appropriate backpacks!

NC 2-1-1 Calls since January 1, 2021
251 calls to NC 2-1-1 in Lincoln County since January 1, 2021

  • 51% of calls were regarding housing and shelter needs
  • 22.3% of calls were regarding support, advocacy, and donation needs
  • 14.7% of calls were regarding utilities and bill payment needs
  • 2% of calls were regarding healthcare and COVID-19 needs
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