Have you ever wondered how to find help or a community service for yourself or someone in need? There are about 30,000 nonprofits in North Carolina. Finding the one you need can be difficult.
The first step in finding help is knowing who to call. 9-1-1 is for emergencies, 4-1-1 is for directory assistance and 2-1-1 is for finding community health and human service resources.
Call 2-1-1 any time 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to link to vital services in your community. This service is free and multilingual. Or - click on the web site located at www.211nc.org.
Jim Morrison, President of United Way of North Carolina gives the opening address at the 40th Birthday Celebration for the United Way of Vance County and the 2-1-1 Kickoff!
County Commissioner Sam Brummett and City of Henderson Mayor Pete O'Geary make the first calls to the new 2-1-1 System.
Folks gather round to enjoy cake after the ceremonies!