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Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Bethel United Methodist Church has provided a safe haven to homeless men in York County for over a decade. It opened its doors in 2007, and is currently a collaborative effort with the United Way of York County, SC. Year-after-year, the Men’s Warming Center ensures that the men in their community have a safe place to go when the harsh, winter weather sets in. The center is open seven-days-a-week from mid-November till late-March, and has the...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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 Methodist Church graciously serves as the host site for the shelter, with community volunteers to help the shelter run smoothly. A total of 130...
Monday, October 10, 2016
United Ways throughout South Carolina are working to help with relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Matthew. The United Way Association of South Carolina (UWASC) has set-up a Hurricane Matthew Relief fund that will be distributed to United Ways in affected communities. 100% of funds will remain in South Carolina for relief and recovery from the hurricane. No administrative fees will be taken. Individuals can text UNITEDSC to 41444 or...
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Can you believe we are preparing for our 10th year of the Men's Warming Center at Bethel United Methodist Church? Shelters in York County are scarce and the number of homeless individuals is steadily rising.  The Warming Center provides a warm, safe, dry place for men to sleep during the coldest months of the year- November through March.  The Center provides emergency shelter during the winter months when other year-round homeless shelters are...
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
South Carolina residents can call the SCEMD Emergency Hotline at 1-866-246-0133 for questions about  Hurricane Matthew. SC 2-1-1 is also here to help answer questions about Hurricane Matthew and other resources you need in your community. For the latest updates on Hurricane Matthew check SCEMD's website and social media feeds- http://www.scemd.org In preparing our area for possible power outages or any other situation, make sure your basic...
Friday, September 9, 2016
My name is Chantal. I am currently in my third semester at York Technical College and I am set to graduate in May 2017 with my AAS in accounting. I have accomplished many things since being there and achieved more than I ever thought I would, from making it on the Dean’s list, to Presidents, and then becoming a part of the National Honors Society later this semester. I am so excited to be interning this semester at United Way of York County. My...

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