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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, [...]

2019-02-13T10:27:27+00:00

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 [...]

2018-10-31T12:19:09+00:00

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 [...]

2018-10-16T16:22:03+00:00

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 [...]

2018-08-30T10:35:09+00:00

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! [...]

2018-07-06T11:18:19+00:00

Financial Stability – The Big Picture

Tchenavia is an Americorps Financial Stability Navigator who helps client meet their goals through case management and connection to resources. United Way of the Piedmont fights for the Financial Stability of every member of our community. But what does financial stability really mean? United Way decided to start with self-sufficiency. Self-sufficiency is [...]

2018-05-15T16:39:46+00:00

Americorps Week Spotlight

Liz is an Americorps member serving at the Spartanburg Community College Downtown Campus helping to run their food pantry for students and community members in need. For Americorps Week, we asked Liz to share a little bit about what she does as an Americorps member and why she chooses to serve. How do you [...]

2018-09-21T08:38:17+00:00

2019 Tax Season is Here!

Tax season is here! And VITA is here to make your life a little easier. VITA, or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, provides free tax preparation for individuals or families who earn a household income of $66,000 or less. 2 Ways to File In Person - If your household makes less than $60,000, you [...]

2019-02-28T14:51:32+00:00

Behavioral Health & the Holidays

10 Quick Tips for Managing Stress This Holiday Season (and Always)! by Robyn Hussa Farrell, MFA, E-RYT With the holidays upon us, life can quickly become stressful.  Though it is a positive stressor for some people, the holidays can also be a time of great turmoil for others.  This holiday season, try staying on [...]

2018-09-21T08:40:43+00:00