Beaufort News

United Way crosses 60 percent mark

United Way of the Lowcountry has received $1,623,490 in gifts and pledges, putting it at 62.4 percent of its $2.6 million annual fundraising goal.

The organization reported in a news release Thursday that Christmas charities "Salvation Army, Bluffton Self Help, and the Deep Well Project are burning the candle at both ends trying to provide help where it's needed."

United Way of the Lowcountry campaign contributions fund 39 partner agencies and programs in Beaufort and Jasper counties.

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