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March 2015

January 2015

  • Friday, January 30, 2015

    What would you do if you knew there was a proven solution that lifts millions of children and working families out of poverty each year… a tool that, at the same time, also improves child health and academic achievement, enables financial stability for hard-working families, and pumps billions of dollars back into local communities around the country?  

December 2014

November 2014

  • Monday, November 24, 2014

    This week's blog post was written by Emerald Anderson-Ford, Volunteer Center Manager at United Way of the Midlands.

  • Monday, November 10, 2014

    The last bit of Halloween candy has been devoured, the local grocery store has turkeys in a special display case, and practically every retail store has swiftly replaced its witches and broomsticks with Santa and reindeer; the holidays are here.

  • Monday, November 3, 2014

    This week's blog post is written by Karen Oliver, Senior Director of Community Resources and the fearless leader of Blueprint for Leadership!

October 2014

  • Monday, October 27, 2014

    Health care reform is with us. As a small business owner, the time for action is now. Your head might be spinning as you scramble to understand the complicated reform laws (over 2,000 pages) that affect your organization. If any of this rings true with you, then this event is for you.

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    This week's blog post is written by Whitney McCormac, Communications Manager for United Way of the Midlands. For more information on the Midlands Reading Consortium program or to sign up to volunteer, please click here. 

  • Monday, October 13, 2014

    As we enter into flu season now is a great time to review some tips to keep you and your family healthy! United Way and FamilyWize have partnered up to put together some flu related health tips that we'll share below. Pass along this link or click here to download a flyer you can share at home or at work! 

September 2014

  • Monday, September 22, 2014

    Sociologists, economists and psychologists continue to offer evidence that adolescence, previously understood to be completed by age 18, has extended to the mid-twenties.

  • Monday, September 15, 2014

    Today's blog post is from Tammy Pawloski, Director for the Center of Excellance at Francis Marion University and United Way of the Midlands staff. Tammy will be speaking at our upcoming poverty workshop in Winnsboro on the effects of poverty on school aged children and their development.

August 2014

  • Monday, August 25, 2014

    This week's blog post is inspired by Nate Klein's personal testimony about the Midlands Reading Consortium. Please click here to watch Nate tell his story in his own words. 

  • Monday, August 11, 2014

    This week’s blog post is from Adam Landy, Chair of the Young Leaders Society. Read more about why he feels YLS is worthy of his “time, talent and treasures.” For more information on YLS, visit www.ylsmidlands.com!

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