The financial resources contributed to United Way during our annual campaign support over 30 programs at 20 different community benefit organizations in our community.

These organizations are our partners in impact, serving people in numerous ways, from child nutrition and learning to crisis assistance.

Abbeville Youth Athletics

Executive Director: Nick VanHorn
Contact Phone #: (864) 366-5007

Alston Wilkes Society

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 942-8726

Beyond Abuse

Executive Director: Cathy Miller
Contact Phone #: (864) 227-1623

Beyond Abuse was chartered in 1977 as a volunteer agency that provided services to sexual assault victims in Greenwood County. In March 1992, the agency received it 501(c) 3 status from the Secretary of State and began operating as a non- profit organization.

Services: The agency is one of 17 nonprofit rape crisis centers and children’s advocacy centers in South Carolina providing comprehensive services to child and adult victims of sexual violence and their families through crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, and community education.  Our Children’s Advocacy Program also offers forensic interviews and child mal- treatment medical exams. Our key partners include Law Enforcement, DSS, and the 8th Circuit Solicitor’s Office who meet on regular basis for case review.

Bowers-Rodgers Children’s Home

Executive Director: Ti Barnes
Contact Phone #: (864) 229-1240

Boy Scouts

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 814-9968

Burton Center

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 942-8900

The Children’s Center

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 941-8170

Community Initiatives

Executive Director: Teresa Goodman
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-7472

Faith Home

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-0694

Girl Scouts

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 227-2062

Greenwood Cancer Fund

Executive Director: Sarah Hartung
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-6884

Greenwood County Food Bank

Executive Director: Wendi Andrews
Contact Phone #: (864) 227-1556



Greenwood Family YMCA

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-9622



Greenwood Pathway House

Executive Director: Anthony Price
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-4460
Address: 208 Panola Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646

Greenwood Pathway House is the only homeless shelter and residential job training program for homeless people in Greenwood County and the Lakelands region. The Pathway House offers homeless individuals a safe place to stay, where they can focus, learn, and put into practice the skills necessary to transition from life on the streets to becoming productive members of the community.


  • Shelter for Men – A 30-bed facility for homeless men that provides a safe place to stay and the support needed to transition from life on the streets to ongoing self-sufficiency.
  • Shelter for Women & Mothers with Children – An 18-bed facility with 12 beds for women and 6 beds for children that offers a safe place to focus on rebuilding their lives.
  • Furnishing A Future Job Readiness – Our on-campus workshop helps homeless men learn work ethic, psychological resilience, woodworking and refurbishing skills.  The program also builds the work experience needed for a resume.
  • Clothing A Future Job Readiness – Our thrift store helps homeless women learn work ethic and retail skills. The program also builds the work experience needed for a resume.
  • Cold Weather Shelter – When temperatures drop below 40 degrees, Pathway House offers men, women and children a safe place to stay for the night.

Healthy Learners

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 953-2350

Laurens Safe Home

Executive Director: Dawn Ardelt
Contact Phone #: (864) 682-7270

Meg’s House

Executive Director: Alice Hodges
Contact Phone #: (864) 227-1421

Salvation Army

Executive Director: Maj. Jason Hughes
Contact Phone #: (864) 229-3407

SC Legal Services

Executive Director:
Contact Phone #: (864) 223-4879

United Christian Ministries of Abbeville County (UCMAC)

Executive Director: William Boone
Contact Phone #: (864) 366-6525