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AUGUST 2017 NEWSLETTER





Trident United Way Unveils 2017 Video
Trident United Way's traditional campaign video, which focuses on a particular success story, has evolved to bring viewers a fresh perspective.  The messaging for this year's video is designed to align with ad campaigns running nationally for United Way Worldwide while maintaining its own local, Tri-County flavor. We've included board members, donors, funded partners, staff, valued clients and volunteers in this year's video. How many can YOU identify??
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Stars Shine at TUW Annual Celebration
Nearly 350 philanthropic leaders gathered together at Trident Technical College on Fri., June 16th to recognize the work of Trident United Way and its partners over the past year. WCSC-TV's Ann McGill hosted the organization's annual celebration, dubbed "An Evening of Lowcountry Stars."  Read More             
  

Success Story: The Ambition to Thrive
The relationship between Trident United Way's Shakelia LeBlanc, coordinator of the Berkeley County Prosperity Center, and her clients always begins with a conversation. Most individuals who walk through the center's doors are initiatlly looking for help with a basic need like food or clothing.

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Three Tips for Running a Successful TUW Campaign
null Trident United Way kicked off its 2017 campaign season at C&S Wholesale Grocers and SCANA, the latter of which is one of the 10 largest campaigns of the year for TUW. With over 700 employees in the Tri-County region, SCANA raised $219,695 last year specifically for the work of Trident United Way to improve education, financial stability and health of our region. Read More

Trident United Way is recruiting for our next AmeriCorps term! Our AmeriCorps Family Navigators are integral parts of our team and serve individuals and family members in the Tri-County area on their path to financial stability. For more information, contact AmeriCorps Program Manager Joselyn Johnson at jjohnson@tuw.org or apply here
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Day of Caring
Nov. 17, 2017
Clockwise from Top: Mercedes-Benz employees help construct oyster reefs with SC DNR. Santee Cooper employee campaign coordinators help pack breakfast for the Children's Summer Feeding Program through the Lowcountry Food Bank. Employees from the South State Bank call center also spent the day helping out at Lowcountry Food Bank. Cummins Inc. interns spent the morning preparing and serving hot meals at Tricounty Family Ministries.  

Are you interested in having your workplace volunteer with one of our funded partners?           Contact Melissa Britton