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.
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.
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | 3:00 - 4:30 PM
This webinar is designed for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect, and professionals who have frequent contact with children, who play a key role in protecting children by identifying possible maltreatment and reporting it to the agencies responsible for investigation and intervention...
Thursday, October 21, 2021 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Please join YLS and presenter Derrick Rhems of truGrowth Marketing, LLC for an engaging and informative Learning with Leaders discussion on personal branding as a young professional via Zoom from 5-5:30 PM. Afterwards, take the opportunity to put your new skills into action by signing up for a mini...
Sunday, October 24, 2021 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Please join YLS for afternoon tea as we have a community conversation surrounding healthcare, mental illness and homelessness in the Midlands on Oct. 24 from 1-3 PM at femme x Columbia. The moderator for this discussion will be Merrell Johnson, MIRCI's Marketing and Development Officer. Panelists...