Is all as it seems?

News, Perspective, Press Release
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 1 of 2]

News, Perspective, Volunteers
  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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Intern Spotlight – Lauren Heimberg

Intern Insights
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

Intern Insights
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

Intern Insights
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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A group picture of all the interns.

Intern Spotlight – Adyson Davis

Intern Insights
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

Intern Insights
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

Intern Insights
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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