New Tax Advantage for Donors

There is a new financial incentive for Americans to give generously to qualifying charities, including United Way of Pickens County and many of our community partners. The new universal tax break for charitable donations was included in the final $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package and will go into effect starting with the 2020 tax year.

Tax Program Postponed Indefinitely: United Way Announces Updates to Tax Program


United Way of Pickens County announced Monday that all free, in-person tax preparation appointments have been postponed indefinitely for coronavirus related reasons, including the concern for the health and safety of both volunteers and clients, the need to maintain social distancing, and the lack of space available to to hold in-person tax appointments due to the indefinite closure of the library system.

COVID-19: Give to the Community Relief Fund, Find Needed Resources

March 16, 2020

As our community and state implement plans to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, United Way of Pickens County is rapidly assessing the most urgent needs on the ground.

United Way is coordinating services with local nonprofits and community leaders to provide support for Pickens County's most vulnerable neighbors during this critical time, such as food, shelter and access to basic healthcare needs.