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.
Richland School District One Candidates Forum
UWM is sponsoring a nonpartisan Candidates Forum for the at-large seat on Richland School District One’s School Board. The forum will be moderated by of UofSC School of Law’s Dean Eboni Nelson. The forum provides an opportunity to discuss issues that impact our partners and consumers that are less likely to be raised in other settings.
67% of young people have suffered trauma during their lifetime—whether it’s food insecurity, an abusive parent or guardian, homelessness, or some other sustained traumatic event. Resilient Richland is raising awareness around childhood trauma to shatter taboos, end painful silences, and create healing.
Join Women in Philanthropy for the annual Leadership Breakfast with keynote speaker Kathy Izard, the award-winning author of The Hundred Story Home.
Blueprint for Leadership
Blueprint for Leadership, a professional development course targeting future community leaders. The program prepares diverse groups of individuals for volunteer service in the nonprofit sector.
Blueprint for Leadership course meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month beginning in February and ending in May. Class graduation in June.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Friday, January 10, 2020
United Way of the Midlands is collecting items to help people experiencing homelessness this winter for our annual Point in Time Count in January, and we need your help! Items Needed: NEW winter hats, gloves, scarves and blankets 2 Easy Ways to Donate: 1) Purchase requested items and drop them off...
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Blueprint for Leadership, a professional development course targeting future community leaders. The program prepares diverse groups of individuals for volunteer service in the nonprofit sector. United Way of the Midlands is accepting applications for Blueprint for Leadership, a comprehensive...
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Home Instead Senior Care partners with local non-profit and community organizations to identify seniors who might not otherwise receive gifts this holiday season. The company then works with local businesses and retail stores to help facilitate the purchase and distribution of gifts by placing trees...