United Way News

United Way 211 Report for July 2019

September 13, 2019

During the month of July, the United Way 211 line for Florence County had 149 calls with 317 referrals made. That is an increase of over double the amount of calls and referrals made in June. Of those referrals, the Top 3 requests were for utilities assistance, rental assistance, and food pantries and the Top 3 providers were Lighthouse Ministries, The Salvation Army, and the Pee Dee Community Action Agency. Continue reading for more details and data about the July 211 calls. read more

UWFC Office Closed for Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019

The United Way of Florence County office will be closed for a half day today (Wednesday the 4th) and all day Thursday (the 5th). We will re-open at 10:00am on Friday the 6th. read more

Pee Dee Coalition's Breaking Free in Need of Sponsors, Participants, & Volunteers

September 3, 2019

This fall, in celebration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Pee Dee Coalition will host its 7th Annual Breaking Free event on Saturday, September 28th, to support the Coalition’s Emergency Safe Shelter in Florence.  The Pee Dee Coalition– is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the reduction of sexual assault, family violence, and child abuse and to serving the needs of victims. With your support, we can help victims “break free” of domestic violence and take another important step toward the Coalition’s vision of making this a safer, more compassionate community. read more

United Way Still in Need of Volunteers for Day of Caring

August 30, 2019

The United Way of Florence County's annual Day of Caring event has brought together local non-profits and volunteers to complete service projects that help better our community and the lives of those who live here for 27 years. Over 360 volunteers completed nearly 80 projects during the 2018 Day of Caring, and the United Way of Florence County hopes to top those numbers on Friday, September 20th for the 2019 Day of Caring. However, there are currently dozens of projects still in need of volunteers. read more

United Way of Florence County is Now On Twitter

August 21, 2019

You can now stay up-to-date on the latest news and information from the United Way of Florence County on Twitter. Check out our tweets at https://twitter.com/UWofFloCounty or by searching for the username @UWofFlorCounty and make sure to give us a follow while you're there! read more

57 Lives Can Now Be Saved!

August 9, 2019

The United Way of Florence County is very excited for the turnout we had for our first blood drive with the American Red Cross-Eastern SC Chapter and WMBF News on Wednesday, August 7th. read more

United Way 211 Report for June

August 5, 2019

During the month of June, the United Way 211 line for Florence County had 63 calls with 122 referrals made. Of those referrals, the Top 3 requests were for rental assistance, utilities assistance, and community shelters and the Top 3 providers were Lighthouse Ministries, Pee Dee Community Action Agency, and The Salvation Army. Continue reading for more details and data about the June 211 calls. read more

2019 Day of Caring Projects Now Available

August 5, 2019

Our annual Day of Caring has been a staple of the United Way of Florence County for 26 years. Last year, over 360 volunteers participated in works of volunteerism across our county! This year, our Day of Caring will take place on Friday, September 20, 2019. read more

Now Hiring - Campaign Director

July 18, 2019

The United Way of Florence County is currently hiring for the position of Campaign & Donor Relations Director. read more

Thank You To Our 2018-2019 CIC Members!

July 16, 2019

We were recently very excited to announce our funding recipients for the 2018-2019 campaign, but we would also like to recognize and say thanks to the group of individuals who volunteered their time to help make those decisions. read more


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