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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Join United Way of York County on #GivingTuesday, November 28th, in the fight against homelessness by supporting the Men’s Warming Center.  The mission of the Men’s Warming Center is to offer safe shelter, a warm meal, and fellowship to homeless men during the coldest months of the year. Being the only men’s emergency, winter shelter in our area, the Men’s Warming Center has been a community staple for York County since 2007. Bethel United...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The United Way of York County, SC, held our Annual Campaign Kick-off on September 12th at the Hood Center, sponsored by Duke Energy and Publix. The luncheon celebrated 75 years of serving our local community.  Scott Wells, Board of Directors, delivered our 75th Anniversary Reflections speech.  He stated, "Remembering our past helps build our future."  In 1942, the United Way of Rock Hill was founded and raised $24,800 in support of four agencies...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Congratulations to James Jeter for being selected by United Way Worldwide to participate in the LEAD (Leaders Engaged in Accelerated Development) Program for 2017.  This year only thirty members were selected to participate within the United Way. The program is United Way's exclusive engagement and professional development platform designed for top performing leaders how are committed to building their career with United Way.  Members receive...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A group of Domtar interns and employees recently spent their day at the Palmetto School at the Children's Attention Home, where they read with the children, helped them with various art projects, and played some basketball. The Palmetto School, in partnership with the Children's Attention Home, provides a safe educational experience for abused, neglected, abandoned or homeless children. Many of these children are absent in traditional schools...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
September is National Preparedness Month. As we turn our attention to response and support for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, it is also a good time to create or review your own emergency preparedness plan.Here’s how to get started: 1.    Form your own emergency preparedness plan.  o    Make a communications plan. Know where to meet and how to communicate with family and friends. Create a list of emergency contacts. Select a person who doesn’t...

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