United Way of the Piedmont launches new Financial Opportunity Center

Spartanburg, S.C. (November 18, 2020) – United Way of the Piedmont, in partnership with the City of Spartanburg, is excited to announce the opening of its Financial Opportunity Center (FOC). The FOC is a one-stop-shop for community members to access critical financial stability services.  Almost 1 in 3 individuals in Spartanburg are struggling or unable to afford basic [...]


Bank of America supports United Way of the Piedmont COVID-19 relief efforts

SPARTANBURG (July 28, 2020) - For Kenya Dawkins and her family, a partnership between United Way of the Piedmont and Bank of America offered the timely resources needed to regain financial stability as a result of challenges faced during the coronavirus pandemic.   United Way of the Piedmont has supported over 720 households in the Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union region with financial assistance for rent [...]


United Way and Sharpen Partner to Unveil FREE Family Mental Health Management Mobile App in Response to COVID-19

Created in collaboration with the United Way of the Piedmont and more than 15 agencies specializing in child advocacy and childhood development, Sharpen unveiled a mobile app of resources for South Carolina families today. The FREE app helps individuals and families cope with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges, and is especially [...]


Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug Agencies Launch Statewide Support Line

New Toll-Free Number Provides Hope for South Carolinians  Columbia, SC — The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), has today launched a statewide support line for individuals in need of mental health or substance use services in light of [...]


Indorama Ventures Donation Supports Communities in Spartanburg, SC & Charlotte, NC

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has been supporting its companies operating in 33 countries across the world to act as a helping hand for surrounding communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Indorama Ventures has set aside 2.5 million dollars to fund projects in local communities around the world that are suffering due to COVID-19. As part of this funding, Auriga Polymers, [...]


Lockhart Power donates $25,000 to United Way of the Piedmont for COVID-19 Response

Spartanburg, S.C. (May 7, 2020) – United Way of the Piedmont is thrilled to announce that it has received $25,000 from Lockhart Power to support its United for All Fund for local COVID-19 relief.   The United for All Fund is a disaster relief fund that has been activated in response to COVID-19. The fund directly supports individuals and families in Spartanburg, Cherokee, [...]


Contec Partners with United Way of the Piedmont for COVID-19 Response

Spartanburg, S.C. (May 4, 2020) – United Way of the Piedmont is thrilled to announce that it has received $25,000 from Contec Inc. into the United for All Fund supporting local COVID-19 relief. The donation will serve as a dollar for dollar match to donations made by individuals, allowing United Way to help more families in need.   The United for All Fund is a disaster [...]


Upstate families seeking help for first time

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VYwz270RSU About United Way of the Piedmont   United Way of the Piedmont is a local nonprofit that fights for the education, financial stability, and health of every member of our community. Our mission is to connect, engage, and inspire people to transform our community. We are more than fundraisers. We forge unique partnerships, [...]