United Way of York County hosted its Annual Luncheon for our Partner Companies at the City of Rock Hill Operations Center on August 22, 2017. Over 30 companies in York County attended to show support for the upcoming community campaign and to receive information regarding United Way of York County’s Collective Impact Plan.
A gift of $20,000 was announced from Wells Fargo to support the United Ways upcoming effort in providing long-term solutions to complex issues in York County. “The challenges that we face as a community are significant. At United Way, we are focused on impacting the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of our York County residents. Our partnership with Wells Fargo demonstrates their commitment to engage in meaningful change. Wells Fargo’s support will assist in building a strong foundation for students to fulfill their learning potential and supporting individuals through access to job training and higher education, improving access to healthcare and healthy lifestyles, while we promote financial stability efforts,” said Rebecca Melton, President of United Way of York County, SC.
“Investing in our communities is one of the most important things we can do as a company,” said Lain Reavis, Business Banking relationship manager and market president for Wells Fargo in Rock Hill. “We believe that we’re responsible for promoting the long-term economic prosperity and quality of life for everyone in our communities. If they prosper, so do we.”
Thousands of families depend on United Way in our community. Presently United Way funds 33 local programs through 26 partner agencies, in addition to United Way programs such as 2-1-1, FamilyWize and Holiday Partners.