What We Do
United Way of the Midlands serves a vital role in our community, filling in the gaps between government services and smaller, niche nonprofits. Only United Way has the resources to provide large-scale solutions to pervasive community problems, like homelessness or lack of basic health services.
Blueprint for Leadership
Blueprint for Leadership is a program that prepares people for nonprofit committee and board service in partnership with the Junior League of Columbia.
8th Annual Leadership Breakfast
The Leadership Breakfast is an annual event held by Women in Philanthropy (WIP) to raise money for the general fund which, among other things, helps fund a $50,000 grant that is awarded annually to an organization in the Midlands whose mission is to assist families in need.
Santa's Senior Elves
Donate gifts to seniors that are looked over in traditional holiday drives but are still in need of assistance through Senior Resources. Sign up as a gift giver by December 3 and donate gifts seniors in need have been hoping for this holiday season.
Youth & Resiliency Training: Ending the Silence
Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family members to navigate the tragedy of loss. Join UWM’s Youth & Resiliency Series for an “Ending the Silence” training led by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
The Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina is a measure of income adequacy that is based on the costs of basic needs for working families: housing, child care, food, health care, transportation, and miscellaneous items, as well as the cost of taxes and the impact of tax credits.
Want to get involved?
Friday, October 30, 2020 - Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Blueprint for Leadership is a program that prepares people for nonprofit committee and board service in partnership with the Junior League of Columbia. The early decision deadline is October 30, 2020. Applications accepted through December 15, 2020. Apply today!
Monday, November 9 - Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Spread some holiday spirit and be a part of Santa’s Senior Elves. Donate gifts to seniors that are looked over in traditional holiday drives but are still in need of assistance through Senior Resources. Sign up as a gift-giver by December 3 and donate gifts seniors in need have been hoping for this...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM.
Ending the Silence presented by the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Mid-Carolina Wednesday, December 9th from 3:00 - 4:00 pm. Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Every year thousands of individuals die by...