Columbia, S.C. (September 11, 2019) – United Way is looking for volunteers to support the Midlands Reading Consortium (MRC) for the 2019-2020 school year. MRC is a tutoring initiative that helps pre-kindergarten through second-grade students improve their reading proficiency and language development. MRC is a partnership between United Way of the Midlands and 26 Midlands elementary schools across...
Columbia, S.C. (August 29, 2019) – United Way of the Midlands kicks off its 2019-2020 fundraising campaign at United Way Day on Thursday, September 5 at 4:00 p.m. at Segra Park. “United Way Day is a celebration of community and the impact that we can make when we Live United. We are excited to recognize the incredible work of our donors and partners who invest in improving lives within our...
United Way of the Midlands received nearly $158,000 from Richland County Government to fund the launch of a pilot program placing a Resiliency Team, part of United Way of Midlands Resilient Richland initiative, at Richland School District Two’s Jackson Creek Elementary School.
Applications for the 2019 HUD Continuum of Care Completion due August 29 Columbia, S.C. (August 8, 2019) – United Way of the Midlands, lead agency for the Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless (MACH), invites current and new partners to submit applications for the 2019 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Continuum of Care Competition. HUD requires local Continuum of Cares (CoCs) to establish...
United Way of the Midlands is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 Humanitarian of the Year.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded $75,000 to United Way of the Midlands to support programs and services to help break common barriers to long-term employment and stable housing.
If you operate an emergency food and shelter program in Richland, Fairfield, Lexington, or Newberry Counties, you may be eligible for grants.
Two of the biggest challenges many of our Midlands neighbors have faced to rebuilding and returning home after the 2015 flooding: no insurance coverage for flood damages and losing precious repair funds to contractor fraud. Find out how you can prepare for natural disasters.
Enterprise Holdings, a longtime supporter of United Way of the Midlands, closed its annual campaign raising more than $196,000, an increase of 26 percent over last year’s results.
In 2019, United Way celebrates the 10th anniversary of helping people easily and accurately file their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxes. MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for individuals or households earning less than $66,000 to file federal and state taxes.