local agencies funded through United Way
lives impacted in Anderson County
dollars back in the community through VITA
From the United Way of Anderson County Blog

Growing A Community

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.

Digital Learning Day – #DLDay 2017

‘Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.’  Bill Gates Technology isn’t one thing. It isn’t the root of every [...]

Where It All Comes Together

After six exciting but grueling months of events, meetings, phone calls, and presentations, the UWAC 2016-2017 campaign finally closed January 31, 2017. But our office wasn’t the only one hustling during the last months of 2016 - twenty-four area nonprofits were working to submit grant applications in the hopes of securing United Way funding for their programs. All of that effort finally concluded this past week in the last step of our ‘Community Impact’ process: agency panel reviews. ...

Find out more about The United Way of Anderson County by watching this short video.