United Way of Rutherford County
Your gift to the United Way works here in your community. It takes everyone in the community working together to help create lasting changes. Our VISION is to be the leader in the effort to create lasting changes in people's lives and community conditions and we need your support.



Rutherford Community Clinic, Inc. (RCC) ceased to operate in 2015 with Blue Ridge Community Health Center establishing a center to provide medical care to those patients served by RCC and the community. As a final step in dissolving RCC, funds remaining after all debts have been paid must be distributed in accordance with the organizations articles of incorporation. In keeping with the provision of the articles, the board of directors has determined that organizations who meet the eligibility criteria may apply for a one time per program grant in aid not to exceed $25,000. There will be at least 13 awards depending on the amount of each request.

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Application is due no later than August 1, 2016 by 4:00 pm.


  • $25 a month will provide the following services to a child that has been physically or sexually abused: an interview in a child friendly environment by a trained child forensic interviewer, counseling for a licensed therapist to assist in the healing proces, and support throughout the court process for the child and non-offending caregivers.
  • $31.25 will provide a daily meal for a week for a home bound senior.
  • $3.30 per week will help with rent or heating assistance for a month for a family with minor children.
  • $4 per week will allow a mentally challenged child to attend one week of summer camp.


Volunteers are at the heart of the United Way decision-making. As a result, fundraising and administrative costs are held to a minimum, making your gift work as hard as you do.

We're Effective - Each year United Way touches the lives of more than 30,000 Rutherford County residents. Clearly no other organization helps so many people in so many ways.

We're Accountable - Independent audits of United Way and its agencies are conducted and analyzed annually. In fact, everything we do is governed by an active board of directors.

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United Way of Rutherford County
PO Box 823
Spindale, North Carolina 28160
Phone: 828-286-3929
Fax: 828-286-8413

The United Way of Rutherford County is a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. All donations to the United Way of Rutherford County are tax deductible.

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