United Way News

2018-2019 Company Campaign Award Winners

April 22, 2019

We want to extend a huge thank you to all the companies, organizations, and individual donors who donated to our 2018-2019 "Play A Starring Role In Your Community" campaign. With your support, we will be able to continue to fund our 17 partner agencies that help provide 24 life-changing programs to individuals in need in Florence County. A full list of all our Campaign Excellence and Campaign Award winners are below. read more

United Way Golf Fundraiser Registration Open

April 12, 2019

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MUSC Health Florence Medical Center fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Florence County. $550 per team, includes lunch, mulligans, throws and door prizes. For a registration form stop by Florence Country Club, email russeljo@musc.edu, or call John at 843-674-2953. The year's tournament takes place at Florence Country Club! read more

Biggest Loser Contestants Paddle It Out With Naturally Outdoors

April 12, 2019

Even though they faced winds and the threat of rain, several contestants from the United Way of Florence County’s Florence’s Biggest Loser competition hit the water for the final physical event of the 2019 competition last Sunday. read more

Alzheimer's Community Forum - Tuesday, May 7th

April 10, 2019

The Alzheimer's Association will be hosting a Community Forum on Tuesday, May 7th at the Florence Center from 12-2pm and 5:30-7:30pm. read more

Students paint mural in one day for United Way of Florence

April 5, 2019

Students from two high schools and one middle school in Florence One Schools helped brighten the lobby of the United Way of Florence County by painting a mural. The mural was unveiled Tuesday night at the United Way office on Palmetto Street. read more

2019 Florence's Biggest Loser Results

April 1, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser contestants for losing 881 pounds, 245 inches, and raising $16,950 for the United Way campaign! read more

Biggest Loser Contestants Nearing the Finish Line

March 27, 2019

On January 15th, 46 contestants started their journey to a healthier life with the United Way of Florence County’s 2019 Florence’s Biggest Loser program. They have had weekly group fitness training sessions, nutrition classes, weekly weigh-ins, workouts with local sports teams and more to help them not only lose weight, but to also create long-lasting fitness and nutrition habits. read more

Biggest Loser: Work Out With Carolina Havoc

March 25, 2019

Dozens of contestants with the United Way of Florence County’s Florence’s Biggest Loser hit the field at the Florence Center Saturday morning for a football-themed workout. The workout was led by the coaches and players of Florence’s new professional indoor football team, the Carolina Havoc. read more

Florence's Biggest Loser Week 9 Results

March 22, 2019

Contestants in the 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser finished off Week Nine of the program with 777 pounds lost and over $2,640 raised in Fan-Favorite votes for those in need in Florence County! read more

Florence's Biggest Loser Week 8 Results

March 15, 2019

Contestants in the 2019 Florence's Biggest Loser finished off Week Eight of the program with 727 pounds lost and over $2,100 raised in Fan-Favorite votes for those in need in Florence County! read more