When you donate to the United Way of Horry County, you’re doing more than giving money.
You’re making a statement that you’re stepping up to join the fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. You are one of the fighters providing opportunity, guidance and strength as we tackle our county’s toughest challenges.
Since United Way of Horry County’s founding in 1973, our community has pledged $43,651,940.34 to improving the health, education, and financial stability in Horry County.
In 2020, United Way of Horry County invested $619,500.00 into Horry County through 22 community partner funded programs, disaster relief initiatives, and internal United Way Impact Programs such as 211 Help Line, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Day of Caring, May Day Bags, Caring for Kindergartners, United to Read, Charity Tracker, and the Waccamaw Nonprofit Summit.
You can make a difference in our community! Your investment helps children succeed in school, adults thrive at work, and people of all ages live healthy, happy lives.
Investing in the United Way of Horry County is an investment in our community. Giving to United Way is powerful because we combine your gift with thousands of others to invest in the best organizations achieving the best results. We are deeply grateful to those who choose United Way of Horry County as their philanthropic partner.
The importance of leadership giving is not just being part of reaching a community goal, but leading the community by example.
United Way’s Tocqueville Society was named as a tribute to Alexis de Tocqueville, a 19th-century French diplomat who admired and wrote about the unique spirit of volunteerism he observed in America. The Tocqueville Society honors and recognizes the philanthropic leadership of individuals, couples or groups who support the community through United Way of Horry County with gifts of $10,000 or more annually.
2019-2020 Tocqueville Society
- The Jackson Family
- Matt and Marianne Scalise
2019-2020 Crescent Society
The Crescent Society, chaired by Dennis Wade, is a dynamic and caring group of citizens who want to see change happen faster in Horry County. It was formed to recognize and connect those who make a higher level of commitment to lead the way in improving lives in our community.
- Clay and Emma Brittain
- Edwin and Rebecca Hinds
- Tim and Patty Jemison
- Joe and Jeanne Mize
- Dr. Frank Sloan, Jr.
- Marc and Sherry Smith
- Sammy Spann
- Roddy and Betsy Swaim
- Dennis and Marie Wade
- Judith Atkins Wall