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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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 […]

  • Students engaged in learning during Camp iRock Week 2.

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 […]

  • Camp Director Paige Holiday poses with her fabulous team of YMCA counselors at the West End Camp iRock site.

Camp iRock 2016 has begun!

June 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Camp iRock 2016 has begun!

Mark Eisengrien, June 10, 2016

Camp iRock kicked off on Monday (June 6th), and I was itching to catch a glimpse to see how the camp was going.

For almost a year, we have been anticipating the […]

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A life filled with boundless gratitude

May 12th, 2016|Comments Off on A life filled with boundless gratitude

Julie Capaldi, May 6, 2016

All of my life, my mother forced me to write thank you notes. I resented it, but “no” wasn’t an option in my house. I wish she was alive today so […]