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.

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  • Thank you notes

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 […]

  • Anna Crittendon (left) and some strong Camp iRock campers!

A magnificent obsession to have

May 12th, 2016|Comments Off on A magnificent obsession to have

Julie Capaldi, April 26,2016

I am obsessed with Camp iRock. It’s no secret. I love to watch brilliant teachers work their magic with struggling readers. My colleagues make fun of me because I occasionally disappear from […]

  • 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 […]