Total raised by United Way members

(Shale Remien/FOX Carolina)

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - The United Way of Greenville on Tuesday presented awards to members and businesses from the community who helped the organization raise more than $18 million.

The organization raised a total of $18,236,845 in the latest campaign.

FOX Carolina anchor Diana Watson, who also served as Campaign Chair for United Way of Greenville County, was presented with the United Way’s Spirit Award.

The United Way said funds raised allow the organization to contribute to several programs in the community and offer a helping hand to many in need.

“It really does take the whole community to roll up those sleeves and to work hard and make a real difference for so many,” said. Meghan Barp, President and CEO of United way Greenville. “United Way is focused on fighting for education the income and the health for folks that just need that hand up.”

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