United Way names Volunteer of the Year

EASLEY — Recently at the 2013/2014 Campaign Kickoff, David Foster was named United Way of Pickens County’s “Volunteer of the Year.”

Foster is a member of the Board of Directors and serves as Treasurer, a position he has held for the past two years. Foster also serves on the United Way of Pickens County “Community Basics Council,” a group of community volunteers who establishes strategies, identifies needs, and applies resources to address the most critical basic human needs in Pickens County.

“Volunteer of the Year” is United Way of Pickens County’s highest honor for individuals dedicated to making their community a better place for everyone.

Anyone interested in getting involved in their community is urged to join Get Connected.

Get Connected is United Way of Pickens County’s web-based tool that connects people who want to volunteer with programs, projects and agencies that really need them. Go to to get started.

For more information, contact Julie Capaldi at United Way, 864-850-7094 x101 or by email