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Trident United Way is happy to work with members of 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 a number of topics ranging in education, financial stability, health, collective impact and disaster recovery. If you would like to discuss a story or interview a member of the TUW staff, please contact Brian DeRoy, Sr. Content and Communications Manager at (843) 740-7747 or Christy Boudolf, VP of Communications & Volunteer Engagement at (843) 740-7731 or

RECENT PRESS coverage:


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

Jan. 16 Moultrie News: Mount Pleasant residents make $100K donation to Trident United Way Moultrie News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan. 9 Trident United Way awards $25,000 Community Engagement Grants,

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



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

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

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

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

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

Sept 26 Video: Trident United Way recruiting for AmeriCorps by Bill Sharpe, WCSC Live 5 News
Jun. 22  Volunteer efforts are worth a lot more than you realize by Cindi Ross Scoppe, The Post and Courier
Jun. 7  Letters to the Editor: Trident United Way proud of partnerships by Bob Fei and Chloe Knight Tonney, The Post and Courier
May 20 Healthy Tri-County launches Find Your Fit healthy lifestyle campaign in Lowcountry by Christian Senger, Holy City Sinner, WCIV News 4
May 18: Video: Rappellers fundraise for Reading Program by Alexis Simmons, WCSC Live 5 News
May 18 Rappellers fundraise for Trident United Way reading program by Alexis Simmons, WCSC Live 5 News
May 17 Photos: Rapelling the Hyatt Place hotel for Trident United Way by Wade Spees, The Post and Courier
June 1: A Tri-County Plan for Better Health by Theresa Stratford, HealthLinks Magazine
Apr. 26 Find Your Fit with Healthy Tri-County...and Holy City Sinner! by Christian Senger, HolyCity
Apr. 5 Trident United Way offers the chance to go over the edge, TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
Apr. 4 Trident United Way Offers the Chance to Go Over The Edge, TUW Press Release,
Mar. 18 Best Advice: Chris KerriganCharleston Regional Business Journal
Mar. 14 Over The Edge: Rappel United, Lowcountry Live, WCIV News 4
Mar. 13 Longtime Trident United Way president steps down by Cecilia Brown, Moultrie News
Feb. 3 Where to get free tax return help, software by David Slade, The Post aand Courier
Jan. 29 Trident United Way Free Tax Filing AssistanceLowcountry Live, WCIV News 4 
Jan. 10 Healthy Tri-County receives Duke Endowment grant by Patrick Hoff, Charleston Regional Business Journal
Jan. 8 Trident United Way names Chloe Tonney new CEO, TUW Press Release, The Berkeley Independent  
Jan. 7 Charleston nonprofit Trident United Way hires new CEO by Warren L. Wise, The Post and Courier
Jan. 7 Trident United Way names Chloe Knight Tonney new president, CEO, TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
Jan. 7 Trident United Way names Chloe Tonney new CEO, TUW Press Release, The Summerville Journal Scene

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

Dec. 3, 2018: Healthy Tri-County Releases Region's First Health Improvement Plan, TUW Press Release, The Charleston Chronicle
Nov. 30, 2018: 400 Nuke School Sailors Volunteer During Day of Caring by Chris Hauff, Patriots Point: Home of the USS Yorktown
Nov. 28, 2018: Schools New 'Food & Clothing Pantry' Serves Students in Need by Baron Christopher Hanson, Daniel Island News
Nov. 27, 2018: How employers are encouraging workers to dig deeper on Giving Tuesday by Kathryn Mayer, Caroline Hroncich, Nick Otto, Employee Benefit News
Nov. 27, 2018: School district recaps Day of Caring by Monica Kreber, The Summerville Journal Scene
Nov. 20, 2018: Coming together for TUW's Day of Caring by Monica Kreber, The Summerville Journal Scene
Nov. 16, 2018: State's unhealthy ranking leads to ambitious health improvement plan by Mikie Hayes, MUSC's The Catalyst
Nov. 16, 2018: Sailors of all ranks volunteer at Patriots Point for Day of Caring by Desirae Gostlin, WCIV News 4
Nov. 16, 2018: Trident United Way volunteers complete 278 projects on Day of Caring, TUW Press Release, The Moultrie News
Nov. 16, 2018: Trident United Way celebrates 'Day of Caring' Friday by Alissa Holmes, WCSC Live 5 News
Nov. 15, 2018: Paving a Healthier Way: Report provides guidelines for healthier region by Patrick Hoff, Charleston Regional Business Journal
Oct. 30, 2018: Healthy Tri-County Brings Changes to Health, WCSC Live 5 News 
Oct. 30, 2018: 'A historic day': New initiative aims to improve healthcare opportunities in tri-county by Jenna-Ley Harrison, The Summerville Journal Scene
Oct. 30, 2018: Healthy Tri-County releases first health improvement plan for Charleston region by Jerrel Floyd, The Post and Courier
Oct. 29, 2018: Trident United Way's 18th Annual Day of CaringLowcountry Live, WCIV News
Oct. 28, 2018: Trident United Way's Day of CaringNews 2 Today Weekend, WCBD News 2 
Oct. 15, 2018: National health company exits Charleston by Patrick Hoff, Charleston Regional Business Journal
Oct. 6, 2018: Health Literacy Month at Tri-County Libraries by Mayci McLeod, WCBD News 2
Sept. 1, 2018: Federal grants help keep AmeriCorps workers employed in Charleston by Brenda Rindge, The Post and Courier
Aug. 31, 2018: Letter: 'We are better together,' by Chris Kerrigan and Darrin Goss, The Post and Courier
Summer 2018: Healthy Tri-County by Roper St. Francis Healthcare, House Calls Magazine 
July 9, 2018: Trident United Way Awards $25,000 in grants to local nonprofits by Jenna-Ley Harrison, The Summerville Journal Scene 
May 18, 2018: Joselyn Johnson and Angie Williams talk about AmeriCorps recruitmentMornings with Kelly GoldenWSC 94.3 FM
Apr. 24, 2018: DCC's Phillips among Women United honoreesTUW Press Release, The Summerville Journal Scene
Mar. 26, 2018: DCC's Phillips named 2018 nonprofit leader of the yearDCC Press Release, The Summerville Journal Scene
Feb. 16, 2018: CEO of Charleston's Trident United Way to retire by John McDermott, The Post and Courier
Feb. 11, 2018: Here's how to get free tax preparation assistance, or free access to tax software by David Slade, The Post and Courier
Jan. 28, 2018: Tax Season to Begin Jan. 29th by Natalie Price, WCBD News 2
Jan. 26, 2018: Trident United Way Offering Tax Help by Natalie Price, WCBD News 2
Jan. 24, 2018: Letter to the Editor: It involves people by Chris Kerrigan, The Post and Courier
Jan. 19, 2018: Trident United Way awards more than $20K in Community Engagement Grants TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
Jan. 12, 2018: Fresh out of college or freshly retired, Lowcountry's AmeriCorps are diverse by Hannah Alani, The Post and Courier
Dec. 29, 2017: Lowcountry nonprofits brace for impact in the wake of the new tax law by Deanna Pan, The Post and Courier
Dec. 6, 2017: 'Hearts Of Huger' Seeks To Uplift And Revitalize by Elizabeth Bush, The Daniel Island News
Nov. 24, 2017: How to Spell HEROESMoultrie News
Nov. 19, 2017: Giving back 'is always a good day' by Monica Kreber, The Summerville Journal Scene
Nov. 18, 2017: Healthy Tri-County Symposium inspires collaboration, action, impact, TUW Press Release, Moultrie News
Nov. 17, 2017: VIDEO: Trident United Way hosts 17th annual Day of Caring by Sydney Ryan, WCSC Live 5 News
Nov. 17, 2017: Trident United Way hosts 17th annual Day of Caring by Sydney Ryan, WCSC Live 5 News

Nov. 17, 2017: Trident United Way hosted its 17th annual Day of Caring by ABC 4News, WCIV News

Nov. 15, 2017: 'Day of Caring' set for this Friday by E. Caban, WCIV News

Nov. 15, 2017: Helping Out for Nov. 15, 2017, Charleston Regional Business Journal

Oct. 30, 2017: Human Touch: 'Human' Engagement Becomes New Focus For Corporate Philanthropy by Holly Fisher and Steve McDaniel, Charleston Regional Business Journal Annual Giving Guide

Oct. 30, 2017: Giving Back: Charleston's Friendly Nature ShinesCharleston Regional Business Journal Annual Giving Guide

Oct. 24, 2017: Amanda Netsch talks about Day of Caring on Lowcountry LiveLowcountry Live, WCIV News

Aug. 20, 2017: Superintendents, Trident United Way announce reading initiative by Monica Kreber, The Berkeley Independent

Aug. 20, 2017: Superintendents, Trident United Way announce reading initiative by Monica Kreber, The Summerville Journal Scene

Aug. 17, 2017: Trident United Way Partners with Local School Districts in Historic Education Initiative, TUW Press Release, The Charleston Chronicle

Aug. 16, 2017: School districts work together to help students read by third grade by Paul Bowers, The Post & Courier

Aug. 15, 2017: Trident United Way, school districts announce initiative to improve literacy by Michal Higdon, WCSC Live 5 News

July 14, 2017: Trident United Way awards $25,000 in community engagement grants, TUW Press Release, The Moultrie News

June 22, 2017: Healthy Tri-County Initiative a Long-Term Solution to Area Health Issues by Barry Waldman, The Journal (Lowcountry Graduate Center)

June 20, 2017: Trident United Way celebrates 'Lowcountry stars' at annual banquet by Jenna-Ley Harrison, The Summerville Journal Scene 

June 14, 2017: Roads bill includes earned income tax relief for working families by Bernie Mazyck, member of Trident United Way Public Policy Council, Charleston Regional Business Journal

May 14, 2017: Earned income credit will balance gas tax by Bryan Boroughs, chair of Trident United Way's Public Policy Council, The Post & Courier

Apr. 24, 2017: Tri-county health: where we are and where we're going by Kellye A. McKenzie, Director of Health at Trident United Way, The Post & Courier


Dec. 2, 2016: Members of Joint Base Charleston volunteer for Day of Caring by Airman 1st Class Kevin West, Joint Base Charleston 

Sept. 5, 2016: Underprivileged's access to care tops list of tri-county area's biggest health issues by Derrek Asbury, The Post & Courier

June 28, 2016: Not-so-healthy S.C. ranks near bottom: Experts discuss state's health care hurdles; tri-county fares well by Derrek Asbury, The Post & Courier

May 6, 2016: Trident United Way announced 33 programs to receive 3-year grants, Staff Reports, The Post & Courier

Jan. 23, 2016: Health report shows disparities in access across tri-county by Ashley Heffernan, Charleston Regional Busines Journal