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<Pope, Smith, Brown & King, PA> Because it happens here, it matters here. 2007 United Way Campaign

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2007 United Way Campaign So, what is United Way all about?

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2007 United Way Campaign United Way of Greenville County brings together so many people and resources— donors, nonprofits, neighborhoods, companies, schools, governments and more— to do the kind of work that none of us can do alone. We make lasting change possible! . By leveraging the power of all of us.

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2007 United Way Campaign United Way: asked our community “What is important?” to pinpoint the most pressing needs. develops strategies with measurable objectives. generates necessary resources by engaging partners around shared goals to implement strategies. measures and reports results to the community. Results happen because United Way takes a strategic approach to helping people and solving issues.

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2007 United Way Campaign By focusing in five key areas, United Way of Greenville County’s goal is to change lives and build a stronger community.

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2007 United Way Campaign The Issues Twenty-one percent of our youth in Greenville County currently do not graduate in 4 years. Dropouts in Greenville County are twice as likely to be unemployed and are 2.5 times as likely to live in poverty. High school dropouts are 3.5 times more likely than high school graduates to be arrested and 8 times as likely to be in jail or prison. The number of jobs requiring education beyond high school is growing twice as fast as jobs that only require on-the-job training. An example of focusing on issues that matter.

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2007 United Way Campaign United Way Response Fund after school programs to provide 4,400 youth with tools, support and guidance to help them stay in school and be successful. Research and implement best practice standards for after school programs . Establish GRADUATE GREENVILLE:  A partnership among Greenville County Schools (GCS), United Way of Greenville County, and The Alliance for Quality Education  A community-wide effort to improve high school success and increase the graduation rate from 79 percent to 85 percent by 2010. An example of focusing on issues that matter.

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2007 United Way Campaign How can you make a difference?

Making a Difference United Way Palmetto Society - Leadership Giving: 

2007 United Way Campaign Special initiatives for further involvement: African American Leadership Women’s Leadership Young Philanthropists Director’s Circle $1,000 - $1,499 Leader’s Circle $1,500 - $2,499 Executive’s Circle $2,500 - $4,999 President’s Circle $5,000 - $7,499 Chairman’s Circle $7,500 - $9,999 Tocqueville Society $10,000 + Making a DifferenceUnited Way Palmetto Society - Leadership Giving SIX LEVELS OF PALMETTO SOCIETY GIVING Donors who contribute $1,000 or more are recognized as members of the United Way Palmetto Society. These donors have opportunities throughout the year to attend networking and recognition events. (age 40 and under)

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2007 United Way Campaign How can I contribute? a percentage of your salary Fair Share level is 1% of annual salary / one hour pay per month wage

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2007 United Way Campaign How can I contribute? $____ per pay period any single dollar amount

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2007 United Way Campaign Palmetto Society ($1,000 or more)  ($20 per week) How can I contribute?

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2007 United Way Campaign In addition, you can contribute your time. Volunteer your time to help others. Hands on Greenville, a United Way community partner, lists volunteer opportunities online at www.handsongreenville.org. Or you can call 242-4224 to learn about how you can volunteer.

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2007 United Way Campaign Contribute a gift of $250 or more and receive a special thank you from Stax Restaurants Get buy-one-get-one-free coupons (can be used twice at each of 5 area Stax Restaurants): Stax Peppermill Stax Omega Diner—Orchard Park Stax Omega Diner—Pelham Road and I-85 Stax Original Diner Stax Seafood Grill You also get 25% off twice at Stax Bakery

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You have the power to help thousands of people by taking one single action… 2007 United Way Campaign

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Give to your community through United Way. 2007 United Way Campaign

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2007 United Way Campaign T H A N K Y O U 2007 United Way Campaign

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