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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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Tickets Available Now for 4th annual Uniting for Change Luncheon

Father Greg Boyle – Homeboy Industries Tickets are now on sale to the public for the 4th annual Uniting for Change Luncheon to benefit United Ministries. Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries and author of Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, will address attendees on Thursday, April 25th at 11:30 a.m.…
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Funding Greenlink is a Win-Win for all of Greenville

An unemployed participant is working with an employment counselor in Employment Readiness to find the right job to secure a stable future. The participant finds a position perfectly suited to her skills and experience. Unfortunately, the job is for second shift, and the participant doesn’t own a car. Based on the current hours of Greenlink,…
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Building a Future – Devlin’s Story

Devlin joined Employment Readiness in June 2017 after serving 14 years in prison for a drug charge. He was already working full-time when he first came to United Ministries, but Devlin had goals beyond simple employment, and he liked the holistic approach of Employment Readiness. He wanted to start his post-incarceration journey by improving his…
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A Q&A with Amanda Warren

Amanda Warren Employment Readiness Program Manager 1) How long have you been with United Ministries? A little over 11 years. 1 of those as an employment counselor, and 10 as the Employment Readiness Program Manager 2) What’s been the biggest reward for you in working with United Ministries? Knowing that our agency is making a…
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Bon Secours Celebrates 3 Years as Presenting Sponsor

By Deb Long, M.S., Director Healthy Community Initiatives, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System The mission of Bon Secours extends the compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ beyond hospital walls. We are called to carry forth the legacy of the Sisters of Bon Secours, to be Good Help to Those in Need®, especially the poor, the dying…
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A Servant Heart and Golden Rule Thinking – CarolinaPower Supports United Ministries

CarolinaPower’s company culture is centered on having a servant’s heart, golden rule thinking, and focusing on the needs of others. The company’s long-time support of United Ministries – and the annual Transformation Walk in particular – reflects the company’s deep commitment to the communities in which its employees live and work. Celebrating 29 years in…
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The Intern Experience

Katherine Armstrong (left) and Rachel Lawrence interned with UM this summer. As interns at United Ministries, we have spent our summer making our way through the different programs offered at UM, and while we came into this summer with expectations of what we might learn, we have also been taken by surprise. We have always…
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