United Way of Lowcountry kicks off fundraising campaign (updated: Campaign falls short)

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Updated January 15: The Island Packet has a report that the United Way fell about 7 percent short of its 2010 goal.

You can read the full report from the Packet here.

Updated September 10: The Island Packet has a nice report on the United Way's kickoff event and its $2.6M fundraising goal. Give it a read here. 

WSAV also has a nice report on how the Day of Caring effort helped a Hilton Head Island woman. Check out the video below.

Reported September 7: The United Way of the Lowcountry is kicking off its annual fundraising campaign this Thursday with its second annual Day of Caring.

Through the Day of Caring the United Way is hoping groups and individuals will take on any number of area projects. Want to sign up for a project? You can do so here.

You can read the Island Packet's short story about the Day of Caring and the fundraiser here.

Thursday's kickoff rally will be held at 9 a.m. at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Coastal Carolina Medical Center and Hilton Head Regional Medical Center.


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