Monthly Archives: October 2012


Pacesetter Companies

Each year, a select group of high performance businesses take on a challenge to jump start the annual campaign by becoming a Pacesetter. (See a comprehensive list in the side bar column to the right) These organizations set the standard for leadership and community support by locking in their increased campaign donations during the summer…


Hunger In the Classroom and Our Community

Many individuals in our Lowcountry community find it difficult to build a better life when they are struggling to feed themselves and their families. The economic research report Household Food Security in the United States 2011 released this month indicates 14.9 percent of households were food insecure at some time during the year, including 5.7…


One Hundred (100) and still counting!

Six months ago the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Lowcountry made its entrance into the Lowcountry common good scene. A steering committee of women, led by volunteer Chairwoman Linda Tarr-Whelan and Co-chair Katie Pfifer, is focused on making a difference in Beaufort and Jasper Counties by increasing the engagement of women supporting…

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