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Trident United Way is happy to work with the media to provide resources, content and ideas for stories throughout Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. Our staff can also serve as expert sources on several topics ranging in education, financial stability, health, collective impact and disaster recovery. If you would like to discuss a story or interview a TUW staff member, please contact Devon Wade, Content & Communications Manager at (843) 740-7747 or dwade@tuw.org or Christy Boudolf, VP of Communications & Volunteer Engagement at (843) 740-7731 or cboudolf@tuw.org. 

Recent News Coverage

2022

Nov. 1 Register for Days of Caring Lowcountry Live

Oct. 28 Three community gardens coming to Tri-County Live 5 News

Oct. 25 Sign up to volunteer at Trident United Way’s Days of Caring CHS Today

Oct. 25 Trident United Way's Days of Caring + Rental Registry Proposal patch.com

Oct. 20 Trident United Way Hosting Community Garden Initiative Virtual Information Sessions HolyCitySinner.com

Sept. 24 Trident United Way is Hiring AmeriCorps Members HolyCitySinner.com

Sept. 1 SC nonprofit receives $11 million to help with affordable housing Live 5 News

Aug. 29 Trident United Way Receives $1.25M for Housing Stability Subgrants HolyCitySinner.com

Aug. 29 Trident United Way receives $1.25M for housing stability subgrants Lowcountrybizsc.com

Aug. 23 VIDEO: New texting program for social services Live 5 News

Aug. 22 Department of Social Services launches texting program for support services News 2

Aug. 22 Trident United Way President & CEO Announces Retirement, HolyCitySinner.com

Aug. 22 Trident United Way CEO retires, interim leader appointed, Local Today

Aug. 22 Trident United Way’s President and CEO Chloe Knight Tonney announces retirementLowcountrybizsc.com

Aug. 22 Tonney resigns from Trident United Way, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Aug. 22 Trident United Way CEO announces retirement, News 2

Aug. 22 Trident United Way CEO is retiring, interim leader is named, Post and Courier

Aug. 17 Trident United Way Delivers 2,700 Backpacks to Seven Tri-County Title I Schools, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Aug. 16 Trident United Way Delivers 2,700 Backpacks to Seven Tri-County Title I Schools, HolyCitySinner.com

Aug. 9 Trident United Way Announces New Board Chair, Wendy Kopp, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Aug. 5 Trident United Way Welcomes New Board Member and Chairs, HolyCitySinner.com

July 4 Town of Summerville continues to divvy out rental assistance, Post and Courier

May 23 Trident United Way – AmeriCorps Recruitment , Lowcounty Live

May 20 Trident United Way Honors Two Community Leaders and Book Drive Impact, HolyCitySinner.com

May 20 Trident United Way honors two community leadersLowcountrybizsc.com

March 21 Trident United Way honors four Life Directors for years of community service, Lowcountrybizsc.com

March 20 Trident United Way Honors Four Life Directors for Years of Community ServiceHolyCitySinner.com

March 3 Trident United Way volunteers make 5th annual Read Across America Day a success,

March 3 Read Across America Day looks to curb low literacy statistics in Lowcountry schools,

March 3 Read Across America Day looks to curb low literacy statistics in Lowcountry schools,

Feb. 23 Register for Trident United Way’s Read Across America Day – event is March 2, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Feb. 23 Trident United Way: Read Across America, Lowcountry Live

Feb. 21 Trident United way announces new 211 Helpline texting option, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Feb. 16 Commentary: How state lawmakers can help nonprofits improve lives, The Post and Courier

Feb. 16 Trident United Way unveils 211 Helpline texting option, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Feb. 15 Spotlight: Trident United Way, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Feb. 14 211 Day featured on Lowcountry Live, ABC News 4

Feb. 14 SC has millions for rent and utility relief; Charleston and Richland await new funds (TUW mentioned), The Post and Courier

Feb. 14 Trident United Way launches new 211 texting option, News 2

Feb. 8 Data revealed public housing requests sharply increased in 2021 for Trident United Way, News 2

Feb. 7 Trident United Way & Charleston Metro Chamber team up for Lead United, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Jan. 28 Trident United Way & Charleston Metro Chamber team up for Lead United, LowcountrybizSC.com

Jan. 27 Trident United Way discusses tax filing season, Trident Tech

Jan. 6 Sailors volunteer at Patriots Point during Days of Caring, Patriotspoint.org

 

2021

Dec. 20 Trident United Way volunteers help kids & farmers in unique program, HolyCitySinner.com

Dec. 13 Trident United Way featured in annual CRBJ Giving Guide, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Dec. 8 Number - $161,307 raised to benefit 211 helpline, CHS Today

Dec. 7 Amazing Success: 211 Helpline smashes goal of $100K - raises $161,307, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Dec. 2 Overwhelmed by love & support, 211 Challenged upped to $150K, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Dec. 1 Helping out for Dec. 1, Trident United Way 211 Challenge mentioned, CRBJ

Nov. 30 The D. Michael Wilson and Pam Wilson Foundation and Trident United Way Team up to Benefit 211 Helpline, HolyCitySinner.com

Nov. 30 The D Michael Wilson & Pam Wilson Foundation & Trident United Way team up to benefit 211 Helpline, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Nov. 30 Giving Tuesday: How you can support local non-profits (TUW on list with donate link), News 2

Nov. 30 Lowcountry charities hope to raise crucial funds during GivingTuesday, ABC News 4

Nov. 30 Trident United Way asks for GivingTuesday contributions to help 211 Helpline, The Post and Courier

Nov. 23 D. Michael Wilson & Pam Wilson Foundation - Trident United Way team up to benefit 211 Helpline, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Nov. 18 Colliers SC pledges $100K to United Way, Sodacitybizwire.com

Nov. 18 Colliers SC offices pledge $100K to United Way organizations across state, Greenville Journal

Nov. 18 Trident United Way calls for hygiene kits to aid those without homes, Berkeley Independent

Nov. 18 Trident United Way’s Days of Caring begins Wednesday, runs through Friday, ABC News 4

Nov. 18 Photos: Trident United Way’s 21st annual Day of Caring, The Post and Courier

Nov. 16 Trident United Way’s Days of caring begins Wednesday, expanding to three-day service, News 2

Nov. 16 Help Trident United Way fill “Bags of Joy” to help locals struggling with homelessness, Holy City Sinner.com

Nov. 12 New Goose Creek park honors local veterans, ABC News 4

Nov. 4 Toddcast: Trident United Way’s Days of Caring 2021, 105.5 The Bridge FM

Nov. 1 Register now for Trident United Way’s Days of Caring, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Oct. 30 Register now for Trident United Way's Days of Caring, Holycitysinner.com

Oct. 18 Berkeley, Dorchester libraries promoting reading for toddlers, pre-K, Summerville Journal Scene

Oct. 18 Trident United Way looking for volunteers for Days of Caring, Goose Creek Gazette

Oct. 13 Trident United Way's Women United Award winners praised for power of resilience, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Oct. 8 Tri-County Libraries and Trident United Way celebrate 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, CRBJ Biz wire

Oct. 8 Celebrating 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Oct. 3 Trident United Way calls for projects, volunteers for Days of Caring, Post and Courier

Oct. 3 Trident United Way Days of Caring (CRBJ Community calendar), CRBJ

Oct. 3 CCPL: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, Newsbreak.com

Oct. 3 Trident United Way, Tri-County libraries launch program to boost child literacy, ABC News 4

Oct. 3 United Way hosts book drive for young children, Live 5 News

Sept. 30 Trident United Way welcomes new board chair and members, CRBJ BizWire

Sept. 24 Trident United Way welcomes new board chair and members, LowcountrybizSC

Sept. 24 Thousands in SC facing eviction after moratorium ends, Charleston City Paper

Sept. 17 Sign up now for Lead United, LowcountrybizSC.com

Sept. 1 Organizations offer assistance to renters facing eviction, Live 5 News

August 6 Possible back to school supply shortages on the way, ABC News 4

August 6 Lowcountry organizations preparing kids for back to school, News 2

August 6 Photos: Organized drives distributing school supplies to Charleston-area students, The Post and Courier

August 6 Trident United Way donates over 2,000 backpacks with supplies to Charleston-area schools, The Post and Courier

August 5 Working Wednesday – AmeriCorps looking for team members, Live 5 News

August 5 Facebook Live, Ann McGill of Live interviews Latoya Lewis about AmeriCorps, Live 5 News
Augu
st 3 Trident United Way estimates Tri-County renters are $60 million past due, HolyCitySinner.com
August 3 Charity gives backpacks to students in need, Live 5 News
August 3 Backpack giveaway prepares kids for back to school Saturday morning, ABC News 4
August 3 N. Charleston has highest eviction rate in the US as federal eviction mortarium ends, ABC News 4
July 28 Nominate someone for Trident United Way Women United Awards, Lowcountrybiz.sc

July 28 Nominate someone for Trident United Way’s Women United Award, CRBJ Bizwire.com

July 27 Nominations for Women United Awards are on now through Aug. 2. LowcountrybizSC.com

July 26 School supply giveaway, vaccine clinic happening July 31, News 2

July 19 Trident United Way looking for final School Supply drive donations, Live 5 News

July 14 Helping out: TUW school supply drive part of nonprofit activity round up, CRBJ

July 12 Trident United Way launches online school supply drive, CRBJ Bizwire.com

July 12 Donate today to Trident United Way’s school supply drive, LowcountrybizSC.com

July 10 Trident United Way summer reading book drive tops goal, CRBJ Biz Wire.com

July 8 Trident United Way holding virtual school supply drive through July 20, WTMA Radio

July 8 Trident United Way launches online school supply drive, Holy City Sinner.com

July 8 Trident United Way holding virtual school supply drive through July 20, ABC News 4

June 30 Ban on evictions gives Lowcountry renters more time, Live 5

June 21 Day of Action feeds local seniors - photojournalist piece, ABC News 4

June 20 Trident United Way talks about rent eviction assistance, News 2

June 20 Charity predicts surge in assistance claims, Live 5

June 10 Trident United Way surpasses book drive goal, donating thousands of novels to students, ABC News 4

June 10 Trident United Way summer reading book drive tops goal, Holy City Sinner.com

May 27 James Island band wins Trident United Way’s Sing United fundraiser, The Post & Courier

May 19 James Island band Gritty Flyright wins Sing United – event raises more than $65,000, Lowcountrybizsc.com

May 18 Sing United raises over $65,000, Gritty Flyright wins event, Holy City Sinner.com

May 17 Q&A with Sing United finalist Shyleah Booker, Summerville Journal Scene

May 10 Sing United finalists featured during River Dogs game, News 2

May 10 Trident United Way’s Sing United to be featured at Sunday’s RiverDogs game, Holy City Sinner.com

May 10 Longtime Trident United Way employee honor for years of community service, Summerville Journal Scene

May 5 Life Expectancy has a nearly 22yr deficit from one side of the Ashley River to the other, News 2

April 16 Trident United Way Sing United top 32 starts now, Lowcountrybizsc.com

April 16 Sing United's top 32 round starts now with thousands already raised, Holy City Sinner.com 

April 15 Leaders to offer shots alongside social services, The Post and Courier

April 7 Community Health Needs Assessment re-entry population (mention of HTC and TUW), Shield Ministries

April 2 Trident United Way President & CEO Chloe Knight Tonney to become Riley Fellow, Charleston Regional Business Journal

March 31 AUDIO: Mix 95.5's "Two Girls & A Guy" show discuss Sing United, Mix 95.9 FM

March 26 It’s income tax time again, how to get help and free tax filing, The Post & Courier

March 25 Trident United Way analysis shows help requests are still high, Moultrie News

March 25 Nonprofit sees more need, requests for help from community, Live 5 News

March 24 United Way hosting singing competition, $11,000 in prizes for Charleston area musicians, The Post & Courier

March 22 Trident United Way analysis shows help request are still high one year since COVID-19, Charleston Regional Business Journal

March 18 Emergency rental assistance coming, demand uncertain, Berkeley Independent

March 18 Trident United Way hosting NCAA style singing competition, Holy City Sinner.com

March 16 Trident United Way analysis shows help requests are still high one year since COVID-19 hit SC, Holy City Sinner.com

March 16 Trident United Way analysis shows help requests are still high one year since COVID-19 hit SC, Newsbreak.com

March 9 Remarkable women finalist, Ragina Saunders (TUW mentioned), News 2

March 5 When Charleston renters could see $12 million in COVID-19 assistance, Live 5 News

March 5 Trident United Way celebrates Read Across America Day, Holy City Sinner.com

March 3 Letters to the Editor: Trident United Way reading program to expand, The Post & Courier

March 2 Free online tax filing offered by Trident United Way & SC Thrive, Charleston Regional Business Journal

March 2 FREE online tax filing just opened – Trident United Way & SC Thrive urge using convenient option, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Feb. 26 Free online tax filing service open now, Moultrie News

Feb. 26 Trident United Way & SC Thrive open free tax filing portal, Holy City Sinner.com

Feb. 18 Trident United Way to discuss disparities in minorities getting COVID-19 vaccinations, News 2

Feb. 17 Trident United Way to host Race and Health equity forum on vaccine disparities, Holy City Sinner.com

Feb. 12 Trident United Way 211 year end results show needs are still high, Holy City Sinner.com

Feb. 10 Trident United Way President & CEO Chloe Knight Tonney selected to become Riley Fellow, Lowcountrybizsc.com

Feb. 4 Helping out – Trident United Way’s Lead United program accepting applications, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Feb. 2 Join Lead United to make a difference in our community, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Feb. 1 SC Memos & distinctions, Trident United Way new board members & chair, The Post and Courier

January 29 Join Trident United Way’s Lead United to make a difference, Lowcountrybiz.sc

January 21 Helping out – Trident United Way RB3 part of larger feature on non-profits, Charleston Regional Business Journal

January 21 Nonprofit spotlight – Trident United Way, Charleston Regional Business Journal

January 13 Tri-County Reading by Third is Trident United Way’s most successful educational program, Holy City Sinner

 

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