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Intern Spotlight – Lauren Heimberg

Lauren Heimberg is a rising senior at Furman University where she is majoring in Public Health with 2 minors: Poverty Studies and Health, Medicine & Culture. She also has a concentration in Policy. Earlier this summer, we asked Lauren a series of questions to learn more about her.  Read on! What are your plans after…
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Intern Spotlight – Sam Johnson

Sam Johnson will graduate from Furman University in May 2020 with a degree in Spanish and a minor in Poverty Studies. This summer, we asked Sam a series of questions to learn more about him.  Read on! What are your plans after college? I hope to attend law school. What would be your dream job?…
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Group photos of interns with an arrow to Jordan

Intern Spotlight – Jordan Harris

Jordan Harris is a rising senior at Furman University and is pursuing a double-major in Urban Studies and Politics & International Affairs. We asked Jordan a series of questions – some fun and some serious – to learn more about him and why he chose to intern at United Ministries this summer. What are your…
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Intern Spotlight – Adyson Davis

Adyson Davis is a student at Lander University where she is currently majoring in Elementary Education.  She plans to graduate in 2021/2022. We asked Adyson a series of questions to learn more about her and why she chose to intern at United Ministries this summer. What are your plans after college? To get my masters…
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Intern Spotlight – Marie Smith

Marie is a rising senior at Furman University where she is majoring in Biology and minoring in Environmental Studies.  While this may not seem like the most likely pathway to an internship at United Ministries, read on to learn why Marie chose to join our ranks for the summer. What are your plans after college?…
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Intern Spotlight – Allie Hargrove

Allie Hargrove is a rising senior at Furman University where she is majoring in Psychology. We asked Allie (and all of our interns) a series of questions – some serious and a couple fun – to learn more about her! What are your plans after college? Upon graduation, I plan to pursue a career in…
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Overcoming Barriers through Hardwork

Charles entered the Employment Readiness Program at United Ministries in October of 2018 as a co-participant in the Miracle Hill Overcomers Program. Charles worked previously in small engine repair and was interested in returning to this field of work after completing his rehabilitation through Miracle Hill. Some of Charles’s initial goals included finding a job…
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2019 Uniting for Change Luncheon Sets Record

The 2019 Uniting for Change Luncheon took place on Thursday, April 25 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. Speaking to a record, sold-out crowd of over 800 people, Father Gregory Boyle, Founder & Executive Director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California and author of Tattoos on the Heart and Barking to the Choir gave the…
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United Ministries Receives Grant from Healthy Greenville

United Ministries was one of 22 Greenville County organizations to be awarded a grant as part of the Greenville Health Authority’s “Healthy Greenville” program. The awards, which were announced Tuesday, bring the total amount of Healthy Greenville grants to nearly $19.4 million since the program began two years ago. United Ministries was awarded $6,250 to…
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Celebrating our graduates

GED graduates listen to speeches given during the graduation ceremony. On Thursday, March 7th, family and friends gathered in Buncombe Street United Methodist Church while the graduates of the Adult Education GED program prepared for the evening. Students from the Beta Club at Eastside High School provided snacks and assisted guests during the wait. Graduates,…
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