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.

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A Visit to Camp iRock

July 19th, 2016|Comments Off on A Visit to Camp iRock

Julie Capaldi, July 19, 2016

For the past two weeks, I’ve had the privilege of touring Camp iRock with a number of our committed donors and volunteers. There is no better way to demonstrate the Camp […]

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Family Night at Camp iRock

July 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Family Night at Camp iRock

Julie Capaldi, July 1, 2016

I can’t seem to find the words to describe what it felt like to witness a child receiving books for the first time in his life…books of his very own…to take […]

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Reflections on a year of service with AmeriCorps

June 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Reflections on a year of service with AmeriCorps

Jeremy Price, June 20, 2016

The idea of service can be viewed from many different angles. There is service to your country. There is service for your community. Finally, there is service to someone individually.  In […]

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My First Camp iRock Visit of 2016

June 15th, 2016|Comments Off on My First Camp iRock Visit of 2016

Julie Capaldi, June 15, 2016

Today, I visited Camp iRock for the first time this summer.  I entered the side door at Pickens Elementary, one of our new sites, and listened for the familiar voices of […]