Every year, when United Way of Anderson County sends out our grant application to nonprofits in the community, we receive more requests than we can fill. Every year, our campaign falls short of the [...]
United Way of Anderson County awarded nearly $50,000 in grants to local nonprofits as part of its first Discretionary Grant cycle last month. While UWAC’s standard grant cycle focuses on programs that will have [...]
Luther Burbank once said,“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” Tonya Rooks has recently put this idea into practice at Kareday Terrace Apartments in the Scarboro Community, where she works as the Resident Service Coordinator. Ms. Rooks partnered with Boy Scouts Troop 42 and United Way of Anderson County to build a community garden for Kareday as part of a larger plan to improve the health and wellness of residents, many of whom are disabled or have chronic diseases.