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Corporate Partner Awards

United Way of the Piedmont is honored to work with over 200 corporate partners in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties. Every year we present awards to the companies and individuals that go above and beyond to support United Way of the Piedmont and our mission to connect, engage, and inspire people to transform [...]


Thank you to our 2019-2020 Event Sponsors!

United Way of the Piedmont is fortunate to have annual Event Sponsors who support our events so that donor dollars go directly to programs and services in the community. While our Annual Celebration might not be in-person this year, we would be remiss if we didn't thank these fantastic sponsors who make our work [...]


What workers in South Carolina should know if they lose their job

Original Article posted by Haley Walters on GoUpstate.com The number of unemployment insurance claims has increased 400% in South Carolina, according to the state’s Department of Employment and Workforce. On Wednesday alone, the department received more than 4,000 calls about unemployment claims. Meanwhile, the state has sped up its approval process by one week [...]


United Way responds to COVID-19

See our COVID-19 Resource page for updated info. 4 Things You Can Do to Fight COVID-19 When you feel the most helpless, you actually have the power to do the most good. As we move into social distancing and self-quarantine, it’s natural to feel isolated. Staying away from other people, though necessary, [...]


United Way of the Piedmont Cancels Annual Celebration

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop and in response to recommendations of public health officials, United Way of the Piedmont is cancelling its Annual Celebration scheduled for March 26th. With consideration of our corporate and community partners and the measures they have taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19, United Way feels it is important we too take [...]


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 [...]