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Friday, July 8, 2016
The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a client management system that helps coordinate shelter and services for people who are homeless or struggling with a housing crisis. United Way of the Midlands manages the internet-based system for the Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless (MACH) – a nonprofit organization representing homeless providers in 14 counties throughout the Midlands. HMIS is utilized by homeless providers,...
Thursday, June 2, 2016
The Spirit of York County is awarded to an individual who represents a commitment to helping others and making new connections that bring us closer together as families, neighbors and as a community. Our recipient does this not only through the United Way, but his many volunteer activities in our community.  When we think of giving, we think of Allan Miller.  As an individual he has volunteered with United Way for many years and this year...
Thursday, June 2, 2016
York County has been awarded Federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The United Way of York County has been chosen to receive $124,750 under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in York County. The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and consists...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
On May 14th York County came together by gathering extra canned and non-perishable food items for local postal carriers to pick up. Families in our community placed food items by their mailbox on this day in order for them to be picked up and delivered to local food pantries, including: Pilgrims’ Inn, Project Hope, The Salvation Army, Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, Love N Cherish, Fort Mill Care Center, PATH in York, and Clover Area Assistance Center...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Greetings! I am humbled to be named the Community Impact Director of your United Way and am very appreciative of the kind welcome many of you have extended.   In this new role, I hope to build upon my experience in community development and social change.  I have had the pleasure of working with activists and organizers throughout the Carolinas’ in service of health, educational, environmental and economic reform and I look forward to bringing...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Project Connect/Celebration Jam is this Saturday, April 30th.  It's not too late to volunteer or let people know about this worthwhile event.  Project Connect is a one-day event that offers immediate assistance and services to homeless and low-income families. For more information on volunteering, contact Rebecca Melton at RMelton@unitedwayofyc.org    

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