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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 Brian DeRoy, Sr. Content and Communications Manager at (843) 740-7747 bderoy@tuw.org or Christy Boudolf, VP of Communications & Volunteer Engagement at (843) 740-7731 cboudolf@tuw.org

RECENT news coverage:

2020

June 29 Trident United Way tracks jump in help for utility bills, Live 5 News

June 28 Video: COVID-19 Webcast w/TUW's health director, Charleston Regional Business Journal

June 18 Utility assistance calls increase 300% at Trident United Way, Holy City Sinner

June 18 Utility assistance calls up 300%, Berkeley Independent

June 18 Utility assistance calls to TUW 211 increase 300% in early June, Lowcountrybiz.sc

June 17 Utility assistance calls to TUW 211 increase 300% in early June, Lowcountrybiz.sc

June 15 Charities feel financial crunch as waiting lists grow across the Lowcountry, Live 5 News

June 8 Trident United Way’s African American Leadership Council donates books to a school in Ravenel, Holy City Sinner

June 5 Unseen acts of kindness by Charleston school leader turns into greater initiative, CHS Today

June 5 Letter to the Editor: Enough talk - united for greater good, by TUW board chair Fleetwood Hassell, The Post and Courier

May 22 Trident United Way sets fundraising record for COVID-19 response, Holy City Sinner

May 22 Trident United Way sets funding record for COVID-19 response, Lowcountry.biz

May 21 Trident United Way raises $425,000 for COVID-19 relief, record for event, The Post and Courier

May 19 Trident United Way partner profile: Lowcountry Hope Center, Holy City Sinner

May 6 Local officials speak about hurricane preparedness, News 2

May 5 Tuesday is Trident United Way Tri-County UNITED for COVID-19 Response Day, Holy City Sinner

May 1 Sharp increase in applications, calls for help as eviction ban ends May 1, ABC News 4

May 1 Trident United Way asks for unity as eviction deadline approaches, Holy City Sinner

May 1 Trident United Way raises nearly $350,000 for COVID-19 Response Fund, The Post and Courier

May 1 Charleston leaders consider housing support, changes to 10-year plan, (Brief mention of TUW), Live 5 News

April 27 Help Neeed: COVID-19 requests to Trident United Way exceed balance, Holy City Sinner

April 24 Requests to Trident United Way's Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund exceed fund balance, ABC News 4

April 24 Trident United Way’s COVID-19 Response Fund needs more help in meeting high needs, The Post and Courier

April 22 New economic analysis shows coronavirus will crush Tri-County economy by almost $2 billion, ABC News 4

April 22 Trident United Way estimates COVID-19 will have $2 billion impact on local economy, News 2

April 22 Trident United Way estimates COVID-19 could have a nearly $2 billion negative hit to the Tri-County economy by the end  of May, Holy City Sinner

April 20 Trident United Way announces $274,000 raised in COVID-19 relief fund, Universal Latin News

April 18 Letters to the editor: Fund to help lessen the impact of COVID-19 on Charleston, The Post and Courier

April 17 Trident United Way’s Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund to award $165,000 in first phase, Moultrie News

April 15 Calls to Trident United Way’s 211 resource line skyrocket, WSC Radio, Kelly Golden Show

April 15 Trident United Way launches first phase of COVID-19 relief funding, The Post and Courier

April 15 Trident United Way awards $165,000 in COVID-19 relief, Holy City Sinner

April 14 Trident United Way reminds you to make your voice count, Moultrie News

April 14 Trident United Way's Tri-County coronavirus response fund to give $165,000, ABC News 4

April 13 Non-profit minute: Trident United Way’s Chloe Tonney, Lowcountrysc.biz 

April 13 Fresh for All food giveaway in Summerville to feed up to 1,500, Summerville Journal-Scene 

April 4 Trident United Way sees dramatic 211 increase amid pandemic, The Post and Courier

April 2 Trident United Way Teacher Thank you effort highlighted in morning email, CHS Today

April 2 S.C. nonprofit (SCThrive) helping people register for benefits by phone, Live 5 News

April 2 Editorial: Finish a plan to deal with homelessness and COVID-19, (TUW 211 mentioned), The Post and Courier

March 30 Utilizing Trident United Way’s 211 resource line in a COVID-19 era, News 2

March 30 Calls for assistance to Trident United Way’s 211 line skyrocket, Holy City Sinner

March 26 Trident United Way estimates COVID-19 could have $700M negative impact on Tri-County in just 2 weeks, Live 5 News

March 26 COVID-19 could have $700 million negative impact on Tri-County in just 2 weeks, Holy City Sinner

March 26 More than 30,000 South Carolinians filed for unemployment last week (TUW quoted), The Post and Courier

March 25 Helping out: Trident United Way COVID-19 Relief Fund collects more than $171K, Charleston Regional Business Journal

March 25 COVID-19 could hit Tri-County with $700M negative economic impact in just 2 weeks, Live 5 News 

March 24 Trident United Way announces more than $171K collected for COVID-19 relief fund, ABC News 4

March 24 Trident United Way’s Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund tops $171K in less than one week, Moultrie News

March 24 Trident United Way COVID-19 Response Fund tops $171,000 in less than a week, Holy City Sinner

March 24 Trident United Way announces COVID-19 Response Fund,  Universal Latin News

March 23 Coronavirus volunteer opportunities for sports fans with no sports, The Post and Courier

March 22 Trident United Way launches COVID-19 Response Fund, The Charleston Chronicle

March 21 Trident United Way launches COVID-19 Response Fund, Lowcountry Biz SC

March 20 Trident United Way begins $50K COVID-19 fund, Live 5 News

March 20 Editorial: As Coronavirus spreads here’s how you can help, The Post and Courier

March 19 Trident United Way COVID-19 Response FundMoultrie NewsHoly City SinnerCHS Today

March 18 Trident United Way partners with The Post and Couier for COVID-19 Reponse Fund, The Post and Courier

March 17 Mike & Beverely Smith donate $500,000 to Lowcountry Food Bank and Trident United Way, The Post and Courier

March 15 Trident United Way Connect & Collect event draws hundreds, The Post and Courier and Berkeley Independent

March 5 Moncks Corner Event To Offer Food, Health Screenings And More, Berkeley Observer

March 2 Trident United Way invites community to free Connect & Collect Event, The Post and Courier and Berkeley Independent

March 2 Trident United Way celebrates Publix Appreciation Week, Moultrie News

March 2 Trident United Way celebrates Publix Appreciation Week, Lowcountry BizSC

February 29 Charities concerned that changes to law included in federal tax cuts will cut Minto giving, The Post and Courier

Febuary 11 Census takers wanted in the Lowcountry, News 2

Feburary 5 Moultrie News: Trident United Way's free tax filing clinics are open and ready to serve, Moultrie News

February 5 Trident United Way announces free tax filing clinics are open and ready to serve, Holy City Sinner

February 5 Trident United Way offers free tax filing clinics, Berkeley Independent

February 5 Trident United Way announces free tax filing clinics are open, Charleston Chronicle

January 31 Trident United Way hosts forum on children and mental health ABC News 4

January 16 Lowcountry volunteers: millions on the line for South Carolina, census responses crucial ABC News 4

January 16 Mount Pleasant residents make $100K donation to Trident United Way Moultrie News

January 16  Trident United Way receives $100,000 donation from local attorney and wife. News 2

January 15 $100K donation gifted to Trident United Way ABC News 4

January 15 Joye family gives major donation to Trident Unted Way Summerville Journal Scene

January 15 Trident United Way Community Engagement Grants featured in charity section, Charleston Regional Business Journal

January 15 Trident United Way announces second round of Community Engagement Grants, The Post and Courier

January 13 - Trident United Way awards $25K community engagement grants, Moultrie News

January 13 Trident United Way awards $25K community engagement grants, Holy City Sinner

January 9 Trident United Way announces $25K in grants for second cycle of giving, ABC 4 News

January 9 Trident United Way awards $25,000 Community Engagement Grants, Lowcountrybiz.sc

January 9 Trident United Way announces $25K in grants for 2nd round of giving cycle, WTMA Radio

2019

December 16  Trident United Way's Amanda Lawrence to present at Collective Impact Forum, Charleston Chronicle  and Lowcountrybiz

December 4  Trident United Way celebrates donors on Giving Tuesday, Live 5 News 

November 18 Trident United Way featured in Annual "Giving" special publication, Charleston Regional Business Journal

November 15 Trident United Way volunteers complete hundreds of projects on Day of Caring, Moultrie News

November 15 Trident United Way Day of Caring as seen through the lensABC News 4

 
 
 
 
 
June 7  Letters to the Editor: Trident United Way proud of partnerships by Bob Fei and Chloe Knight Tonney, The Post and Courier
June 1 A Tri-County Plan for Better HealthHealthLinks Magazine
April 5 Trident United Way offers the chance to go over the edge, TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
April 4 Trident United Way Offers the Chance to Go Over The Edge, TUW Press Release, HolyCitySinner.com
March 18 Best Advice: Chris KerriganCharleston Regional Business Journal
March 14 Over The Edge: Rappel United, Lowcountry Live, ABC News 4
February 3 Where to get free tax return help, software by David Slade, The Post aand Courier
January 29 Trident United Way Free Tax Filing AssistanceLowcountry Live, ABC News 4 
January 10 Healthy Tri-County receives Duke Endowment grant Charleston Regional Business Journal
January 8 Trident United Way names Chloe Tonney new CEO, TUW Press Release, The Berkeley Independent  
January 7 Trident United Way names Chloe Knight Tonney new president, CEO, TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
January 7 Trident United Way names Chloe Tonney new CEO, TUW Press Release, The Summerville Journal Scene

January 2 Healthy Tri-County Selected to Participate in The Duke Endowment's Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas Initiative, TUW Press Release, HolyCitySinner.com

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