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. 

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  • Camp iRock children reading books

Reading is Key to a Child’s Future

March 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Reading is Key to a Child’s Future

Julie Capaldi, March 7, 2016

I believe in every program that United Way of Pickens County supports. Advocate for the homeless? I’m your girl. Promote financial literacy? You can count on me. But sometimes, there is […]

  • Leave a Legacy Part 5

Leave a Legacy: Win, Win (Win!) Solution

February 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Leave a Legacy: Win, Win (Win!) Solution

Mark Eisengrein, February 29, 2016

Recently, I read the following quote: “When I die, I want someone to update my Facebook page occasionally, just to freak people out.”

Ok, that’s funny. But let’s face it, death and […]

  • Leave a Legacy Part 4

Leave a Legacy: Please, No Flowers

February 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Leave a Legacy: Please, No Flowers

Mark Eisengrein, February 22, 2016

My Dad’s funeral had just concluded, and people were coming up to Mom sharing their condolences. The funeral director interrupted my Mom with an urgent question: “What do you want to […]

  • PALS Tech it Home 5th Grade Meeting Feb 2016

Reflections on the final PALS session

February 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Reflections on the final PALS session

Mark Eisengrein, February 17, 2016

Last night was the final meeting of PALS (Parents as Learners) at Holly Springs Elementary School in Pickens. I wish everyone could have seen the smiling faces of these elementary school […]