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Oct 08

Blueprint for Leadership Series

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...

Jan 16

Young Leaders Society 2020 Oyster Roast

Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM.

Join YLS for our annual Oyster Roast! Enjoy oysters, drinks and live entertainment. We will be collecting items for the PIT count as well, check out their Amazon Wishlist. Ticket Prices: Donor $25 Non-Donor $35 Door $40 Location: City Market | 705 Gervais St, Columbia, SC 29201 Catered by: Southern...

Jan 22

Point-in-Time Count

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What is the Point-in-Time (PIT) Count? During the PIT count we survey the community, count the number of people experiencing homelessness over a specified period. We then gather information on the demographics and service needs of the local homeless population. Learn more about the Point-in-Time...

Jan 27

Always United Luncheon: 2020 Vision Creating Clear Legal, Financial and Philanthropic Plans

Monday, January 27, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM.

Always United is pleased to kick-off 2020 with an engaging panel to answer questions about how to start or review your plans. Take a moment at the start of the new decade by learning about steps you may want to take to determine whether your current legal, financial and philanthropic activities are...

Jan 31

Youth & Resiliency: Safe Zone Training

Friday, January 31, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tony Brown with the Wright Wellness Center, will be leading a Safe Zone Training. Safe Zone Training provides participants with a culture-specific introduction to LGBTQ+ identities, gender and sexuality, and examination of prejudice, assumptions and privilege. The workshops are wonderfully unique...

Feb 10

Driving Down Main: Part Deux

Monday, February 10, 2020 - Tuesday, February 11, 2020

United Way's Small Business Alliance invites you to the 2nd Annual Driving Down Main Topgolf Swing Suite Charity Tournament from February 10-11, 2020 at Main Course, 1624 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201. Gather a foursome for a 9-hole scramble tournament on the legendary Ocean Course at Kiawah Island...

Feb 13

WIP Galentine's Day: Self-Love and Self-Care

Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM.

Join us for WIP's Food For Thought: Galentine's edition as we learn the importance of Self-Care and Self-Love! We will hear from Dr. MaryAnne Massey on the benefits of self-care and some helpful tips to be kinder to yourself and make time for your self. We will also have a personal trainer from...

Feb 20

Askable Adult Training

Thursday, February 20, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

As part of our Youth & Resiliency Training Series. This event will be held at United Way of the Midlands, 1818 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

Feb 20

Humanitarian of the Year Dinner and Award Ceremony

Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM.

United Way of the Midlands cordially invites you to attend the Humanitarian of the Year Dinner and Award Ceremony honoring Pam Lackey. Cocktail Reception will begin at 6:30 PM and program and dinner at 7:30 PM. Location: University of South Carolina Alumni Center | 900 Senate Street | Columbia, SC...

Mar 04

Live United Awards

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM.

United Way of the Midlands will recognize companies, businesses, organizations, and individuals that contributed to the 2018-2019 campaign at the Live United Awards. Additional awards will also be given to those with high levels of employee participation and volunteerism. Fill out my online form...

Mar 24

Breaking Barriers Youth Employment Resource Fair

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Midlands Technical College and United Way of the Midlands are creating a gateway to career and college for young adults ages 16-26 at our first ever Breaking Barriers Youth Employment & Resource Fair 2020. The event is open to high school juniors and seniors, college students and certificate program...

Mar 24

Breaking Barriers Youth Employment Resource Fair

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Midlands Technical College and United Way of the Midlands are creating a gateway to both careers and colleges for young adults ages 16- 26 at our first ever Breaking Barriers Youth Employment & Resource Fair 2020. The event is open to high school juniors and seniors, college students, and...

May 20

Human Trafficking Training

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Human trafficking is a hidden underground crime that has been in existence for centuries, yet many professionals have not had a basic educational workshop on the topic. This “101” workshop will help Social Workers and general public become better informed by defining and describing human trafficking...