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Get involved with United Way and fight poverty and improve 3rd grade reading in Pickens County.

There is no better time than right now to get involved and make a difference in our community. Share your time, talent, and resources and together we can work to strengthen and improve lives. Because United We Grow.

 

GIVE

 

Your donation fights poverty, improves 3rd grade reading, and ensures that everyone in Pickens County can meet their basic needs. Participate in your company workplace campaign, join a giving society, or simply make a gift and you will join thousands of your neighbors who are committed to changing lives in Pickens County. Give now.

Workplace Campaigns are a great way to connect your co-workers to their community, celebrate your company culture, and create long-term change for Pickens County.

 

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Growing a stronger community requires leadership. Lead the way with a Palmetto Society gift of $1,000 or more to United Way of Pickens County.

 

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Make a commitment to United Way of Pickens County in your will or estate plans and leave a lasting legacy to meet the needs of future generations.

 

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Make your charitable donation directly from your brokerage firm by using our transfer form.

 

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Make your check out to United Way of Pickens County and mail to PO Box 96, Easley, SC 29641, or click here to donate securely online with your credit or debit card.

 

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VOLUNTEER

 

We believe in the power of volunteers to transform our community. Whether you can give an hour, a day or something more, United Way will connect you with meaningful volunteer opportunities that change lives.

 

Search for volunteer opportunities that fit your interests and skills in our Get Connected volunteer opportunity database.

 

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Give a year fighting for the Financial Stability of everyone in Pickens County. Through this Corporation for National Community Service program, our AmeriCorps Members assist low-wealth individuals in overcoming poverty and in navigating community resources available to struggling families and individuals.

 

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Volunteer to help greet or prepare taxes for lower wealth members of our community through our VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. In a typical tax season, about 60 community volunteers complete IRS certification training and prepare over 1,500 tax returns for individuals and families with an average income of approximately $20,000.

 

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JOIN A GROUP

 

Connect with your community through one of our affinity groups.

 

Growing a stronger community requires leadership. Lead the way with a Palmetto Society gift of $1,000 or more to United Way of Pickens County.

 

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Make a commitment to United Way of Pickens County in your will or estate plan and leave a lasting legacy to meet the needs of future generations in our community.

 

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Join this unique group of women in Pickens County who are investing in the betterment of our community and improving the lives of children by supporting early literacy through their signature program, Preschool Pages.

 

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PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT

 

United Way of Pickens County holds various events throughout the year. Check out the different ways you can engage in your community.

 

The annual Women United Luncheon for Literacy brings the community together to celebrate the power of women, and to support the youngest learners in our community by raising funds to invest in early literacy through Preschool Pages.  

 

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Anglers high school aged and up are invited to participate in this fundraising fishing tournament which will take place April 9 - May 1, 2022. Guaranteed prizes for the top 3 places in each of 7 categories. Tickets are $35 each, or $55 with a t-shirt.

 

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