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Our Partners

United Way works with companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations to address complex challenges on a worldwide scale. Our partners contribute more than money. Their ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more are helping build stronger communities.

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Educational Services

 

Ben Franklin Society: performs independent and collaborative projects to enhance the educational, cultural and economic development of Franklin County by leveraging its natural and historical resources. 252-767-1167

 

Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central North Carolina: enables all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  919-690-0036

 

Bridges of Hope Outreach:  provides year round afterschool and summer tutorial programs to youth in Franklin County to learn life skills, health and wellness.  919-494-2826

 

Franklin County Schools: to be an innovative school system committed to excellence for all.  919-496-2600

 

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start, Inc: to advance a high quality, comprehensive, accountable system of care and education for every child.  252-433-9110

 

Community Services

 

Franklin County Department of Social Services:  serves the community through the effective delivery of family-centered services, which will promote and achieve self-sufficiency and enhance the quality of life for its entire people. The Care and Share Program provides supplemental and emergency food assistance to Franklin County residents.  Home Mobility Aid provides assistive devices and equipment to blind and disabled Franklin County residents.   Happy Camper provides financial assistance to Franklin County youth who would otherwise be unable to attend camp.  919-496-8103

 

Legal Aid of North Carolina: provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income individuals in order to ensure equal access to justice and remove legal barriers to economic opportunity.  919-686-6396

 

NC 211: is the place to call or search when you need help for yourself, your family or someone you know.  Dial 211 or search nc211.org to connect with a network of more than 18,000 resources across North Carolina that offer care, solutions, support and hope when you need it most.  211

 

Elderly Services

 

The Franklin County Department of Aging: strives to meet the needs of all senior citizens in Franklin County through daily, weekly and monthly activities and services to enhance their quality of life socially, physical, mentally and health wise.  919/496-1131

 

Emergency Services

 

The American Red Cross:  provides immediate disaster relief to anyone affected by disasters such as single family fires or natural disasters, regardless of age, gender or cultural background.  The citizens we serve in Emergency Services are in need of housing, food, groceries, new clothing and support.  919-231-1602

 

Lake Royale Community Emergency Response Team:  to educate and provide assistance to citizens to in the event of a disaster of any type until emergency responders can arrive.  252-478-4121