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Friday, October 16, 2015
Harvey Hawkins is the true definition of a community servant with a heart for people.  Harvey started his service at the United Way in 1992.  He volunteered by hand writing the allocation checks that would be distributed to the partner agencies.  When asked what was his favorite activity and role throughout his years of service with the United Way he simply replied “the fact of knowing every day I am helping people from all walks of life”. ...
Friday, September 4, 2015
We invite you to complete a community needs assessment survey for York County, SC. This survey is part of a community needs assessment, sponsored by the United Way of York County, aimed at assessing community problems and identifying resources in the community to address needs. Your views and experiences are extremely important in informing efforts to improve social services in York County.  The information gathered will be used by the United...
Monday, August 31, 2015
Chyna Belk joined the United Way of York County in August 2015.  Serving as a MSW Intern, she is responsible for assisting with the Community Impact division.  Chyna is currently working on her Masters of Social Work at Winthrop University with a focus in Empowerment. Chyna received her bachelor's degree in social work from Winthrop University.  Prior to interning at the UWYC, Chyna served as a Caregiver Advocate at the Catawba Area Agency on...
Monday, August 31, 2015
Carolina Academy York County is a learning series presented to local community agencies about various topics related to operating a non-profit agency. The United Way of York County and The Sisters of Charity Foundation collaborated in creating the Carolina Academy York County.  On August 26th, over 40 participants attended a grant writing workshop held in the American Red Cross conference room.  There were over thirty-five representatives from...
Friday, August 14, 2015
The United Way of York County (UWYC) partners with the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina (SOCFSC) on the creation of Carolina Academy York County. The Academy provides resources and training to community leaders in the non-profit sector. The Sisters of Charity Foundation’s Carolina Academy has had tremendous success in the non-profit community in Columbia, SC, therefore, they saw a need to expand to other areas in the state. The...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Piedmont Medical Center is leading a community effort to provide area children with school supplies in preparation for the 2015-2016 academic year. The drive begins Monday, August 3 and runs through Friday, August 7. Community members and employees are invited to contribute to the school supply drive benefitting children education organizations including A Place for Hope, Pilgrims’ Inn, and the Boys and Girls Club of York County. “At Piedmont...

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