Thanks to donors like you who contributed to our 2018-2019 "Play A Starring Role" campaign, we are very excited to announce that the United Way of Florence County was able to allocate $812,300 in funding to 25 non-profit programs along with $9,950 in future grants plus $54,836 in Hurricane Florence FEMA Relief funds for a total of $882,086 to be used right here in Florence County! Continue reading below to see what impact areas and agencies will receive the funding.

Funding By Impact Sector


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  • Financial Stability >> $88,000
  • Health >> $239,050
  • Education >> $120,425
  • Emergency Services >> $180,536
  • Special Needs >> $55,000
  • Youth >> $184,125


Funding By Non-Profit Agencies and Programs

  • American Red Cross - Eastern SC Chapter (Disaster Relief) >> $55,000
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee Area (Florence County Club Sites) >> $100,000
  • CARE House of the Pee Dee (Counseling) >> $20,000
  • Children's Cancer Partners of the Carolinas >> $6,000
  • The Chrysalis Center of Circle Park >> $20,850
  • Civil Air Patrol >> $3,500
  • Florence Area Literacy Council >> $40,000
  • Florence County Disabilities & Special Needs Board (Family Support Services) >> $45,000
  • Florence Family YMCA (Child Care & Safety Around Water) >> $21,500
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina (Positive Youth Development) >> $20,000
  • Lighthouse Ministries (Ministry Service Aid & RAMP Program) >> $50,000
  • Mercy Medicine FREE Clinic (Free Medical & Dental Services) >> $75,200
  • Pee Dee Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (Character Education) >> $20,000
  • Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault (Victim Assistance, Safe Shelter, & Durant's Children Center) >> $81,250
  • Pee Dee Speech & Hearing Center (Audiology & Speech Pathology) >> $60,000
  • The Salvation Army (Emergency Services & Homeless Shelter) >> $51,000
  • Senior Citizens Association in Florence County (Home Delivered Meals & Group Dining) >> $70,000
  • Youth Mentors of the Pee Dee >> $73,000

We are extremely grateful for each and every individual who gave, advocated, and/or volunteered with us during this campaign, because it is only through your support that we are able to make such an impact on the Florence County community. Keep checking back to our News section throughout the 2019-2020 campaign year as we continue to provide updates on how your donations are being utilized to help those in need.