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

  • Leave a Legacy Part 2

Leave a Legacy: OK, You’ve Got My Attention!

February 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Leave a Legacy: OK, You’ve Got My Attention!

Mark Eisengrein, February 8, 2016

This is the second in a five part series called Leave a Legacy which addresses the important steps that we all should be taking to prepare for our demise, but few […]

  • Gettys Middle Money Smart Class

Making an Impact through Financial Stability Initiatives

February 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Making an Impact through Financial Stability Initiatives

Julie Capaldi, February 3, 2016

For me to have the passion necessary to raise money, I need to experience the program. That is how I found myself sitting in the back of a classroom at Getty’s […]

  • Leave a Legacy Part 1

Leave a Legacy: Oh, No- They Didn’t Plan!

February 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Leave a Legacy: Oh, No- They Didn’t Plan!

Mark Eisengrein, February 1, 2016

This is the first in a five part series called Leave a Legacy which addresses the important steps that we all should be taking to prepare for our demise, but few […]

  • Homelessness Blog

Homelessness is Real, Even in Pickens County

January 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Homelessness is Real, Even in Pickens County

Julie Capaldi, January 8, 2016

I distinctly remember the day over 20 years ago. A woman with her young son showed up at my office. Her situation involved multiple layers of family dysfunction, but they were […]

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