Working toward a safe, vibrant Highland neighborhood

By Alyssa Mulliger Staff Writer  Read the original GoUpstate post here. There isn’t much that Wilma Moore doesn’t know about Highland, one of the city of Spartanburg’s most economically challenged neighborhoods. It’s where she grew up playing with neighborhood children on sidewalks and atop hills. It’s where she later spent several years living on the streets [...]


United Way hits the road for school supply drive

Originally published by WSPA 7News.  See original story here.  SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) -- The community and local businesses are helping children in need prepare for the classroom. The annual school supply drive called Stuff the Bus is organized by United Way of the Piedmont. Donations will be collected Friday for students in Spartanburg County. United Way [...]


Spartanburg Academic Movement Hires Three New Team Members

United Way of the Piedmont is proud to share the following release on behalf of our partner, Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM). They have hired 3 new team members, one of which will be a shared position with United Way to deepen community relationships and align the work of SAM and United Way in support of [...]


Financial Stability Navigator sought

By: Special to the Union Times   The original post can be read here. UNION — United Way of the Piedmont is excited to announce the expansion of their financial stability work into Union County through the implementation of a Financial Stability Navigator. Financial Stability Navigators are Americorps members who serve a year-long term through [...]


Spartanburg Young Professionals, Young Leaders seek new recipient for annual charity gala

By Staff Reports Posted Jul 12, 2018 at 6:07 PM Updated Jul 12, 2018 at 6:07 PM Read the original post here. Spartanburg Young Professionals and the United Way of Piedmont Young Leaders recently announced that they are looking for a new beneficiary for their annual 1831 Gala Charitable Campaign. The benefiting organization would receive all funds raised during the event for three years. The [...]


Milliken donates $330K to United Way campaign

By Bob Montgomery Staff Writer Posted Jul 9, 2018 at 4:59 PM Updated Jul 9, 2018 at 5:31 PM Read the original post here. Milliken & Company has donated $330,000 to the United Way of the Piedmont as part of the Spartanburg-based company’s “Milliken Gives” campaign, topping last year’s $325,000 donation. “Milliken Gives unifies the spirit of giving within Milliken by fostering a legacy [...]


Stuff the Bus 2018

Join the fight for Education by donating school supplies to those that need it most. United Way works with all seven Spartanburg County School Districts to deliver school supplies to students who often do not have the tools they need. Start a collection today with your office team, friends, family, or neighbors! [...]