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Six Local Companies Honored with United Way Spirit of North Carolina Awards

Bank of America, Elliott Davis, Regions Bank, Truist, SCOR and Trane Technologies have been named Spirit of North Carolina Award winners for their support of United Way’s work across the Charlotte region.


“The Spirit of North Carolina Award recognizes the exemplary collaborative partnerships that United Way of Central Carolinas builds with its supporters,” said Clint Hill, chief development officer at United Way of Central Carolinas. “These organizations have helped us move from response to recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic and continue to positively impact our neighborhoods.


United Way of North Carolina’s annual Spirit of North Carolina award celebrates organizations for their campaign excellence achieved through impactful events, engaged leadership, and volunteer engagement. Organizations championing DEI values and post-pandemic rebuilding efforts are also celebrated. On March 1st, United Way of North Carolina recognized 75 winners representing 22 local United Ways across the state.


Local Spirit of North Carolina Award Winners by Industry

  • Bank of America – Financial/Banking Institution
  • Elliott Davis – Financial/Banking Institution
  • Regions Bank – Financial/Banking Institution
  • Truist – Financial/Banking Institution
  • SCOR – Professional Services
  • Trane Technologies – Manufacturing

Leading beyond the traditional fundraising campaign, these six winning organizations create opportunities to educate employees on community needs; lead by those at the top of the organizational chart; motivate campaign participants to give by introducing them to real stories of need; and provide volunteer opportunities so donors can offer their skills and their hands to serve their community.


For more information about the Spirit of North Carolina Award and a complete list of winners, visit


About the Spirit of North Carolina Award

The Spirit of North Carolina Award offers United Ways in NC communities an opportunity to honor organizations whose United Way campaigns exemplify the “spirit” of their community. Winners meet specific standards of achievement and are selected by a team of United Way leaders from across the state. United Way of North Carolina leads the award nomination and judging process and presents the award annually. For more information, contact Anita Barker, Director of Education and Engagement, at 919-834-5200 or

Source: UWCC News
Date: March 3, 2022