United Way of Pickens County is about advancing the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.

Our focus is on EDUCATION, FINANCIAL STABILITY and COMMUNITY BASIC SERVICES– the building blocks for a good quality of life.

We recruit the people and organizations from all across the community who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done. We invite you to be a part of the change. Your support of United Way of Pickens County is the most powerful investment you can make in our community.

You can GIVE, you can ADVOCATE, and you can VOLUNTEER. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

Mobilizing the caring power of Pickens County to improve communities and individual lives in measurable and lasting ways. 

Our Blog

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The Green Notebook

October 20th, 2015|Comments Off on The Green Notebook

Mark Eisengrein, October 20, 2015

As my Dad struggled with kidney cancer, he told my sister and me: “When I pass, just go to the GREEN notebook.” At the time, we didn’t want to talk about […]

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Flood Update from the United Way Association of South Carolina

October 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Flood Update from the United Way Association of South Carolina

Guest Post by Tim Ervolina, President, United Way Association of South Carolina, October 6, 2015

Today was a challenging day in a series of challenging days.

Yet another dam burst this morning in the Midlands, flooding a […]

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Embracing Discomfort

September 3rd, 2015|Comments Off on Embracing Discomfort

Julie Capaldi, August 31, 2015

Any non-profit worth anything has a planned giving program. A good non-profit leader should incorporate legacy giving into their development plan. My head tells me we need to do this, but […]

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Camp iRock is Working

July 10th, 2015|Comments Off on Camp iRock is Working

Julie Capaldi, July 7, 2015

I am just obsessed with Camp iRock. I guess it’s because reading is my passion and I love to see children excited about books. There’s something really rewarding to actually witness […]

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