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Sep 25

Caffeinated Conversation-Risky Business: Insurance Misconceptions Debunked

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

We invite you to spend your morning with us at United Way of the Midlands, so that you may stay informed on relevant trends within the small business space. Our panelists and some of the Midlands community leaders will be touching on common insurance misconceptions, best practices, overall benefits...

Oct 02

Learning with Leaders

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join United Way's Young Leaders Society at The Venue on 1626 Main, for a professional development event with a guest panel and group discussion on the revitalization of Columbia's Main Street district and it's ability to attract and retain young professionals. Panelists: Matt Kennel (City Center...

Oct 04

Breaking Barriers Employment Fair

Friday, October 4, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

United Way of the Midlands and Richland Library, host the fourth annual Breaking Barriers Employment Fair at Richland Library on October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. With a focus on helping individuals with barriers to employment, the Breaking Barriers Employment Fair is geared to individuals who...

Oct 05

Volunteer with Young Leaders Society & Home Works of America

Saturday, October 5, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join Young Leaders Society as we spend the day repairing the homes of those in need with United Way's Community Impact Partner Home Works of America. Tasks will include painting, basic construction work, plumbing, caulking, house cleaning, roofing, and yard work, as well as spending time with the...

Oct 08

Always United Lunch & Learn: Always Volunteering

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM

Join Always United to learn how you can stay active and engaged in the community by being a volunteer. Hear from United Way's Community Impact Partners needing volunteers for short term, ongoing or specialized skills. There are many volunteer opportunities from filling out tax returns to helping the...

Oct 09

Learning Lab Leadership Series (3LS): Employee Engagement Boot Camp

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at United Way of the Midlands on Wednesday, October 9 at 11:30 am for the Learning Lab Leadership Series (3LS): Employee Engagement Boot Camp, a training on hiring, retention and engagement. United Way's Learning Lab Leadership Series (3LS) provides relevant, interactive sessions on the...

Oct 22

United for the Future with Peter Buffett

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Please join United Way of the Midlands at the Columbia Museum of Art for United for the Future: A Concert & Conversation with Peter Buffett – a free multimedia performance filled with music, storytelling and an exclusive opportunity to participate in an interactive conversation on community...

Oct 30

Mindfulness Training

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness means paying attention in the present moment to our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, or surrounding environment. For the sake of simplicity, we can define it as noticing what’s happening right now in an open, balanced and curious way. It also includes...

Nov 07

Youth Coordinated Entry System Training

Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

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...

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.

May 20

Human Trafficking Training

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 | 10:00 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.