United Way of the Midlands

Restoring Hope for Flood Victims This Holiday Season

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – United Way of the Midlands, which launched its “Restoring Hope” initiative in October, is continuing its push to get flood victims back in their homes this holiday season. Since starting the initiative one year after the historic flood, United Way says it’s restored 90 homes in Richland and Lexington Counties. 29 homes are in progress. The…

211 Connects Residents with Resources

Henry McMaster, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina and Kelly Callahan Cruise, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the United Way Association of South Carolina (Photo: Matt Perron) COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — If you’re looking for assistance with a problem and you don’t know where to turn, or you simply want information on a particular human service issue South Carolina residents now…

United Way Investing $300,000 for Flood Damaged Homes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – United Way of the Midlands is investing $300,000 in new housing rebuild and repair initiatives for flood damaged homes throughout the Midlands. Funds will be distributed to non-profit organizations and Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) with focused plans on rebuilding the Midlands via a Request for Proposal (RFP) grant process. RFP grantees will provide housing…

United Way of the Midlands Announces Expansion of Free Dental and Eye Care Clinics

Matt Perron LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) — Officials with the United Way of the Midlands announced the expansion of its dental and eye care clinics on Wednesday morning. The announcement was made in partnership with Lexington County, Lexington Medical Center, Palmetto Health, Providence Hospitals and Richland County. The clinics will serve residents in Lexington, Fairfield, Richland and Sumter counties. Officials say the new…