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Community honors Dr. King through service on MLK Day

United Way of the Piedmont hosts a community-wide day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day. Students and community members volunteer at projects across the community to give back and make MLK Day a day ON instead of OFF. This year 487 volunteers served 900 hours at 27 projects, [...]


Dignity. Period.

Women United has partnered with the Homeless Period Project to help young women in our community keep their dignity and stay in school while having their periods. Did you know that feminine hygiene products are not covered under SNAP benefits (food stamps)? Many families in our community who struggle to make ends meet and [...]


Eubanks Peer Support Living Room

On October 4th, 2018, United Way of the Piedmont, in partnership with the Department of Mental Health and Spartanburg Regional, celebrated the grand opening of the Eubanks Peer-Support Living Room. The Living Room is named for Judge Ray C. Eubanks Jr. who has been instrumental in the creation of resources, such as the former [...]


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 [...]