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Transformation Walk Adds 5K Run

**This post has been updated as of June 20th at 2:42pm to reflect a new walk date. United Ministries’ Transformation Walk is expanding this year to include a timed race on a certified course. The walk and run will begin at First Baptist Church, Greenville on Saturday, September 22nd. The course will include a portion…
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Identification

Nick Bush, Program Manager, Place of Hope Most of us take a lot for granted. We have homes to go to, food in our fridges, and central air and heating. Technology makes our lives simpler from online banking to getting our groceries delivered to our homes. One major factor in our lives that we take…
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Greenville Homeless Alliance Mobilizing Efforts to Address Economy Inn Housing Crisis

GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 1, 2018) – Fifty community leaders gathered at United Ministries today to discuss the immediate housing crisis caused by the condemnation of Economy Inn.   An Emergency Response Team is now coordinating ongoing support for Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church, Urban League of the Upstate, and other community agencies who are lending vital…
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A Home in Time for Christmas

To United Ministries:  “I would like to thank you all for the support given to myself and my girls during a difficult period. Life has its ups and downs, and there will always be trials, but some things can upset your entire world, especially when you haven’t prepared for such upsets. June 2017 I lost my job.…
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Strength and Determination

Janey House, Academic Counselor, Adult Education Our students come to us with their own individual stories.  They have their own struggles, fears of failure, challenges, goals, and personalities.  They bring themselves to our GED program here at United Ministries, and they enrich our program with their enthusiasm, work ethic, and determination.  Kaylee, who just completed…
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Thank You, Walmart!

The Walmart Foundation and the South Carolina State Giving Advisory Council awarded United Ministries a $27,000 grant to support food assistance and operating costs in 2017.  This local grant award is part of the Walmart Foundation’s mission to fight hunger and improve nutrition, create economic opportunities, and strengthen communities. In Greenville County, 15% of the…
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United Ministries’ Honor Card Illustrates a Tradition of Giving

GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 14, 2017) – United Ministries announces 2017 holiday honor card art by Meredith Piper. For over twenty years, United Ministries has asked a local artist to create a piece of artwork that includes a sense of the holidays, a sense of poverty, and a Greenville scene. The artwork is turned into a…
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Ready to Rollover?

As you know, if you are at least 70 1/2 and have a Retirement Plan, you must take a Required Minimum Distribution each year. For those of us who have deferred paying income tax through these plans, that means that we now have to pay the piper. What a great way to make a gift to support United Ministries,…
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Off and Biking

When Garrett joined the Employment Readiness Program, he was new to the area. He moved from Atlanta to Greenville in order to complete the Miracle Hill Overcomer’s Program. Over the course of several months, he worked diligently to complete the Overcomer’s Program while he worked with his Employment Counselor to address barriers to employment. One…
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Dentist Helps Others by Providing Transformative Dental Work

Dr. Joseph Holliday, DMD, of Holliday Dental, P.A. is a longtime dentist in the Greenville community and a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.  His clients happen to include three different members of the United Ministries staff!   Over the past few years, Dr. Holliday has twice provided free restorative dental services to participants…
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