United Way News

Officer wounded in 2018 ambush is State of the Union guest

February 10, 2020

A South Carolina congressman is inviting as his special guest to the president's State of the Union address a police officer who survived a 2018 ambush. read more

United Way VITA Site Now Open

February 10, 2020

The United Way of Florence County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax assistance to low-to-moderate income individuals and families with a household income of less than $56,000 a year. read more

Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A for Mercy Medicine

February 3, 2020

Dine at the Chick-fil-a located at 2705 David McLeod Blvd between 4:00-8:00pm on Tuesday, February 11th and 10% of your meal will be donated to support Mercy Medicine. read more

YMCA Seeks Healthy Environment For Children, Adults in Florence County

January 31, 2020

Today's families are facing a dilemma like never before, whether it is a single parent raising children alone, grandparents put in the position of raising grandchildren, or families just down on their luck with medical bills piling up. read more

Agency Helps Individuals With Lifelong Disabilities in Florence County

January 24, 2020

The story of the Florence County Disabilities & Special Needs Board began in 1981 in a small building that provided day services and limited office space. read more

Florence Area Literacy Council Helps Adults Fulfill Their Reading Dreams

January 17, 2020

What is your dream? This simple questions provokes a long list of all the things we desire. read more

Volunteers for VITA Program Needed!

January 17, 2020

In an effort to help support financial stability in Florence County, the United Way of Florence County will be offering the VITA Tax Prep program for free to all Florence County residents who made $56,000 or less in 2019 and meet certain requirements. To successfully run this program, we are in need of volunteers to help individuals and families prepare their basic income tax returns. read more

CAP Florence Squadron members training for service

January 10, 2020

The Florence Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has for decades met at Florence Regional Airport. The CAP, an auxiliary of the US Air Force, was formed on Dec. 1, 1941, to provide citizens an opportunity to support our national defense by using privately owned small aircraft to patrol the coasts. read more

Finding Recovery at the Chrysalis Center of Circle Park

January 8, 2020

Many women find motherhood and its challenges to be one of their most rewarding and fulfilling life experiences. Unfortunately, the mothers who experience it while dealing with an addiction can find it to be overwhelming and accompanied by feelings of inadequacy and failure. read more

Thanks For Making 2019 A Great Year!

January 3, 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, we here at the United Way of Florence County are reflecting on all the incredible work that we have accomplished in our community with your help this year. read more


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