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Helping Families in Need

Emergency Assistance
Kaley is a single mother of a 3 year-old who came to United Ministries’ Emergency Assistance program with an eviction notice.  She was scheduled for eviction and had 48 hours to pay her monthly obligations or her belongings would be set out on the side of the street.  Kaley had most of the money, but…
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From Struggle to Inspiration

Adult Education
Riley is celebrating! She’s eighteen and is our seventh GED graduate for 2015! She will be starting classes at Greenville Tech in August – right on schedule with her high school graduating class. It’s certainly been a great accomplishment for Riley. She left high school when she was seventeen. Her story is full of so…
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Client Choice Food Pantry Model Returns Dignity to Those Seeking Assistance

In partnership with Leadership Greenville and Harper Corporation, we plan to overhaul our crisis food distribution by creating a client choice food pantry. The new client choice food pantry model will return dignity to those seeking assistance by giving them the ability to choose food items that fit their families’ needs. In the old system,…
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Positive Attitude Pays Off

Matt is a great example of how a positive attitude and a very strong work ethic can pay off. He held several jobs in the concrete business before starting his own business. Unfortunately, he did not have a lot of training in how to run a business, and he struggled with the administrative side, such…
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Job Training and Matched Savings

Claire, who was recently divorced when she first came to United Ministries, is the mother of two children.  She and her children had just moved into a rental house, and Claire needed a new career. She had always been interested in the medical field and decided to pursue certified nursing assistant (CNA) training as a…
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Helping Keep Seniors Warm

Emergency Assistance
Mrs. Clark, a 92 year-old senior, is one of the few people who still heats her home with coal.  She was very appreciative that United Ministries’ Emergency Assistance was able to assist her with 10 bags of coal through our HEAT program to help keep warm.
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