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October 2018

  • Buy a Holiday Wreath to Benefit Homeless No More

    10/22/2018

    Believe it or not, the holiday season is just a few weeks away! Order a beautiful wreath to hang on your front door (or anywhere else!) while making a difference for the families living at Homeless No More.

    The deadline to order is Thursday, October 25.

    All wreaths can be picked up or will be delivered after Thanksgiving. 

  • United Way of the Midlands launches Small Business Alliance

    10/17/2018

    The new membership program and affinity group was created to connect small business owners with each other while creating long-term change.

  • 3rd Annual Breaking Barriers Employment Resource Fair

    10/01/2018

    United Way of the Midlands and Richland Library will host its third annual Breaking Barriers Employment Resource Fair October 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    In partnership with the Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless (MACH), this event will be held at Richland Library located at 1431 Assembly Street.

August 2018

May 2018

  • Learn more about the 2018 Midlands Youth Plan

    05/07/2018

    United Way of the Midlands formed the Youth in Transition Initiative to focus on young people, age 17 to 24, who are homeless or vulnerable to homelessness or are at risk for other poor outcomes due to a lack of social and financial support. This includes youth transitioning out of foster care or juvenile or adult justice; runaway youth; unaccompanied youth or other youth who fall through the cracks in our system of care.

April 2018

  • Midlands Gives is May 1!

    04/06/2018

    This year, United Way will dedicate the funds raised through Midlands Gives to WellPartners, our dental and eye care clinics for uninsured and under-insured individuals. WellPartners offers dental and vision health services that provide preventive and restorative care to children and adults in the Midlands. Our team of professionals provide a complete range of dental and vision care. Last year, WellPartners provided care for almost 6,000 individuals.

March 2018

  • Spirit of the Midlands Award Applications are currently being accepted

    03/01/2018

    The Spirit of the Midlands Award for Corporate Leadership is presented to a corporate partner that embodies an overall spirit of giving through contributions of time, leadership and resources in support of United Way’s work in the priority issues of student success, financial stability and health access. 

January 2018

  • Mac Bennett named 2017 Humanitarian of the Year

    01/24/2018

    The Humanitarian of the Year Award is given each year to an individual who clearly demonstrates extraordinary leadership in philanthropic and human services. It is the highest single honor of philanthropic achievement in the Midlands.

    United Way of the Midlands is pleased to announce the 2017 Humanitarian of the Year – Mac Bennett.

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