Joining one of our affinity groups is a meaningful way to contribute to your community and enjoy the company of others. All groups, except for Always United, require a donation, which will be put toward our community service projects.

Women in Philanthropy

Fall for WIP

Join Women in Philanthropy on Thursday, September 19 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the SC State Museum as we officially kick off our new fiscal year! Meet other WIP members and learn about the positive change WIP is making in our community for women and children.

Giving Societies

Tocqueville Society

The Tocqueville Society honors persons who achieve high levels of personal giving - over $10,000 per year.

Palmetto Society

The Palmetto Society is made up of individuals who contribute $1,000 or more annually. The Palmetto Society is the sponsor and host of the annual Humanitarian of the Year dinner. 

Legacy Society

Fund the future! Legacy Society members are those who have pledged to make a gift in their wills or name the United Way as a beneficiary to a life insurance or 401k plan. 

Giving Societies 


Small Business Alliance

We invite you to join the fight to build a better community by joining the United Way of the Midlands Small Business Alliance (SBA). Join for just $100/month and be a part of real change in this community. 

Small Business Alliance

Blueprint for Leadership

Blueprint for Leadership is a professional development course targeting future community leaders. The program prepares individuals for volunteer service in the nonprofit sector.

Blueprint for Leadership