Is all as it seems?

An article shared yesterday on the “Cost of Living in Greenville” painted a positive picture for families seeking to rent in Greenville County – but is all as it seems?  In yesterday’s edition of GVLtoday, an article on the “Cost of Living in Greenville” provided several interesting facts:  that the median household income in Greenville…
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Giving Back is the New Black—Four Practicals [Part 2 of 2]

  ADVOCACY Advocacy is another avenue of giving back. We need people to be more than just politically charged, but willing to share feedback or new ideas with local and state policy makers. No matter your political leanings, you can see the power of advocacy in the most recent SC for Ed story. WHY ADVOCATE?…
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Giving Back is the New Black—Four Practicals [Part 1 of 2]

  Sharing four points on volunteerism—starting with statistics and ending with practicals—because it’s time to answer the question that’s on everyone’s mind: “…but how do you actually get involved?” WHY VOLUNTEER? Volunteering connects us to our communities, forces us to see new perspectives, gives us a sense of purpose, aligns our passions with our time,…
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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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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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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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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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Take a Step to Change a Life October 1

United Ministries’ signature community-wide fundraising event, the Transformation Walk presented by Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, is expanding this year to offer participants more opportunities for fun and engagement.  Held Sunday, October 1 at Fluor Field, the Transformation Walk will begin with a block party on Field Street featuring a food truck rally and…
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