Beaufort News

United Way campaign at 57.8 percent of goal

United Way of the Lowcountry Inc. has received $1,501,672 in gifts and pledges, putting it at 57.8 percent of its $2.6 million annual fundraising goal.

Several events are planned at local business in Beaufort County with business owners donating sales proceeds to help keep the drive's momentum going, according to a United Way news release.

And the 24th annual Piggly Wiggly Golf Tournament at the Arthur Hills golf course in Palmetto Dunes on Hilton Head Island will be Dec. 5, which benefits United Way.

Details: Call Jill Briggs, executive vice president of the local United Way, at 843-837-2000.

To contribute, to volunteer or for more information, go to or call 843-982-3040 in Beaufort, 843-837-2000 in southern Beaufort County and 843-645-6500 in Jasper County.