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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
The Spirit of York County Award is presented to an individual who represents a commitment of helping others and making new connections that bring us closer together as families, neighbors as a community. Congratulations to Harvey Hawkins who was presented the Spirit of York County at our Annual Awards Luncheon held on May 15, 2017.  Harvey's spirit of volunteerism is a natural part of his life.  He not only volunteers at United Way but is very...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
It’s nearly summer! The days are getting longer and the sun is getting hotter. For many families in York County, this means a full house! Kids are out of school and spending more time at home, which means they are cleaning out the snack pantry. The summer is one of most difficult times for our community’s food pantries – there is a higher demand of need and a lower supply of donations. This is a crucial time for agencies to seek out food...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Join us on Saturday, May 13th for the Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. United Way of York County, SC partners with local post offices and coordinates with food banks that are in need of re-stocking their shelves at a critical time of year. Food pantries’ resources become dangerously low in the summer months. The timing of this food drive is important because these agencies have traditionally seen a drop in donations during this time...
Friday, April 14, 2017
United Way of York County will host an informational session for a new grant opportunity with the South Carolina Bar Association. Session will be held on Monday, May 1st at 11:00 am at the City of Rock Hill Operations Center, located at 757 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill. For more information, please contact James Jeter at jjeter@unitedwayofyc.org or 803.324.2735.  Also visit the website for specifics.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Did you know United Way was co-founded by a woman in 1887? In 1887, a Denver woman, a priest, two ministers and a rabbi got together... It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but they didn't walk into a bar; what they did do was recognize the need to work together in new ways to make Denver a better place.   Frances Wisebart Jacobs, the Rev. Myron W. Reed, Msgr. William J.O’Ryan, Dean H. Martyn Hart and Rabbi William S. Friedman put...
Friday, February 17, 2017
The United Way of York County has officially opened the Collective Impact Grant Application for this funding cycle. We are excited to announce that we have a total of 27 agencies seeking funding that serve the community of York County in the areas of education, health, financial stability, and/or basic needs. As a standing supporter of UWYC and the vision we hold, we would love to have your support and participation in this process. If you feel...

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