Public Policy Day

On February 21, 2018 leadership, staff, and volunteers from 12 South Carolina United Ways came together at the South Carolina State House to meet with their legislators. They discussed issues important to the communities they serve and items from our statewide policy agenda, including the School Readiness Tax Credit, the Department of Children’s Advocacy, and SC 2-1-1.


2018 Common Good Award Honorees



Common Good Award for Education

Representative Neal A. Collins
District 5 - Pickens County

Presenter: Julie Capaldi and Karen Culley, United Way of Pickens County

Common Good Award for Financial Stability

Senator A. Shane Massey
District 25 - Aiken, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick & Saluda Counties

Presenter: Sharon Rodgers, United Way of Aiken County

Financial Stability

Volunteerism & Service

Common Good Award for Health

Representative G. Murrell Smith, Jr.
District 67, Sumter County

Presenter: Mindy Popovich, United Way of Sumter, Clarendon & Lee Counties

Common Good Award for Volunteerism and Service

Senator Floyd Nicholson
District 10 - Abbeville, Greenwood, McCormick & Saluda Counties

Presenter: Fred Geier, UWASC Public Policy Committee, Greenwood County

Live United

Senator Vincent A. Sheheen
District 27 - Chesterfield, Kershaw & Lancaster Counties

Representative J. Todd Rutherford
District 74 - Richland County

Presenters: Sara Fawcett, United Way of the Midlands and Donny Supplee, United Way of Kershaw County

Senator Paul G. Campbell, Jr.
District 44 - Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester Counties

Presenter: Chris Kerrigan, Trident United Way

Rep. W. Brian White
District 6 - Anderson County

Rep. J. Gary Simrill
District 46 - York County

Senator Ross Turner
District 8 - Greenville County