In 2016, United Way of Pickens County invested in Community Basic Services through the following programs and services:
Community Partner Program Funding ($118,200)
Clemson Community Care: Emergency Assistance-$10,000
Impacting residents of Central, Clemson and Pendleton who need help meeting basic their needs.
Helping Hands: Emergency Shelter-$15,000
Impacting children ages birth to 12 years old who have been placed in foster care due to neglect and/or abuse.
Julie Valentine: Children’s Advocacy Center -$24,000
Impacting child survivors of sexual and/or physical abuse and their non-abusive caregivers.
Pickens County Advocacy Center: Victim Assistance Program-$12,000
Impacting all victims of sexual assault in Pickens County.
Pickens County meals on Wheels: Easley Route #9-$12,200
Impacting homebound elderly and disabled individuals who are at risk of hunger and food insecurity.
Safe Harbor: Victim Assistance-$15,000
Impacting domestic violence victims and their dependent children.
Samaritan Health: Medical Clinic-$15,000
Impacting uninsured residents of Pickens County whose income is 150% or lower of the Federal poverty level.
United Christian Ministries: Emergency Assistance-$15,000
Impacting residents of Pickens County with proven need due to circumstances beyond their control such as sudden job loss, injury, illness or desertion by spouse. Persons living on low fixed incomes who are unable to improve their circumstances may also be served.
Directed Funding ($49,600)
Aid to Individuals-$2,000
Impacting individuals in crisis.
Family Promise of Pickens County-$20,000
Impacting homeless families with children.
Impacting homeless families through transitional housing.
2-1-1 Information and Referral Help Line-$9,600
Impacting all residents of Pickens County who need information about and referral to community social services.
Impacting Pickens County residents who want to volunteer, and agencies that are searching for volunteers.