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, [...]


United Way celebrates National Philanthropy day by honoring supporters

United Way of the Piedmont announced our honorees for this year’s National Philanthropy Day Awards. National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is celebrated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and hundreds of nonprofit and for-profit organizations throughout North America. This year, NPD was November 15th and on this special day, AFP recognizes the great philanthropic [...]


Overflow Thanksgiving – Delivering meals to local families in need

The numbers are in and Overflow Thanksgiving 2019 was a huge success!!  The community and local businesses helped collect 1,736 bags which will provide approximately 2,000 Thanksgiving meals for families in need. The annual  food supply drive called Overflow Thanksgiving is organized by United Way of the Piedmont, First Baptist Spartanburg, TOTAL Ministries, and Second Harvest. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]