We are so excited to once again participate in the #MidlandsGives online giving day on Tuesday, May 7! From 6:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., donors can visit the MidlandsGives.org website to donate $20 or more to their favorite charities. Last year, generous supporters gave a collective $1.7 million to charities in the 11-county Midlands region. This is an incredible day of philanthropy for our communities and we hope this year’s event will be the best one yet!

However, it won’t be successful without YOU! On Midlands Gives day, please visit our Midlands Gives profile and make a donation of $20 or more.  All of the proceeds raised on our behalf through the Midlands Gives website will go toward supporting and enhancing services designed to help those we serve meet their goals and live full and meaningful lives.  Throughout the day, all contributions have the opportunity to be stretched even further through sponsored prizes. A full list of prizes is available here, including the schedule for the six power hour contests. During these scheduled contests, the two non-profits (one large and one small) with the most unique donors for that hour will have an extra $2,500 added to their giving day total!

Other ways to help with Midlands Gives:

  • Spread the word about Midlands Gives with your friends, family, co-workers and encourage them to give on May 7!  If you’re on social media, you can like or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and share our posts to your personal accounts!  When talking about UCP and Midlands Gives on social media, be sure to use the hashtag #MidlandsGives to be part of the larger discussion!
  • If you are a family member of someone served by UCP of South Carolina, a staff member, or volunteer, we want to hear from you!  Send your pictures and stories about how UCP has impacted your life or your loved one’s life to aboozer@ucpsc.org, and we’ll share them on our social media accounts!

If you have any questions about Midlands Gives, please contact our development coordinator, Alanna Boozer, at 803-926-8878 or aboozer@ucpsc.org.  We can’t wait for you to join us in celebrating Midlands Gives on Tuesday, May 7!


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