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United Way

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Dear TCTC Employees, 

Our vision at TCTC is to transform lives and build strong communities one student at a time. The United Way of Anderson County is a partner with us in improving the education, financial stability and health of our community.

In Anderson County today …

  • 28,142 people live in poverty.
  • 14.4% of people live below the poverty line ($24,860 for a family of 4).
  • 933 children are homeless in school districts 1-5.
  • 70% of the population is overweight or obese.

Every dollar contributed to the United Way of Anderson County is leveraged to make the biggest impact. For example:

  • $5/week can provide 260 books for children in low-income areas. 
  • $10/week can provide weekend snack-packs for 104 elementary school children who come to school hungry.
  • $20/week can provide financial stability workshops for 50 under-employed parents.
  • $50/week can provide accessibility ramps for at least two elderly or disabled homeowners.
  • $100/week can provide 2,080 medical prescriptions for people in need.

Watch this video to learn more about the United Way and Tri-County's impact. 

TCTC employees can help paint a brighter future for our community by making a donation to the United Way! To make a donation, click here. TCTC employees have the option to donate online via credit card or payroll deduction. Employees can also donate via cash or check. If you prefer to donate via cash or check, please contact your ambassador or Linda Jameison to request a paper pledge form. 

Remember, giving to the United Way is a tax deduction! Plus, you can designate your gift to the United Way agency or internal program of your choice. Click here to view a list of agencies and programs funded by United Way. 

Employees who make a donation between October 16 and November 17 are eligible to receive the following gift(s): 

  • Any gift amount – Free ice cream coupon from the Campus Café. (Ice cream to be delivered to community campuses.)
  • $60 – TCTC-branded reusable lunch bag.
  • $160 – TCTC-branded umbrella.
  • $360 – TCTC-branded vehicle sun shade.
  • $660 – One TCTC-branded apparel item from our online store. 

Plus, we will have weekly prize drawings for a $25 gift card to places like Barnes & Noble, Kohl's and Target. The earlier you donate, the more chances you have to win! Those who donate on the first day of the campaign (October 16) will be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card. 

Thank you in advance for your support. Together, we are transforming lives.


Linda Jamieson
Vice President, Student Support and Engagement
TCTC 2023 United Way Campaign Chair