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Furman University alumnus Tony McDade '79, executive director of United Ministries. Photo/Community Journals

Local Greenville agency United Ministries, under the leadership of Furman University alum Tony McDade ’79 (B.A. history and religion), has received The Community Spirit Award, part of the 2019 Charitable Giving Awards co-sponsored by TOWN Magazine. Celebrating nearly 50 years’ service in the community, United Ministries helps upwards of 6,000 people each year by providing crisis assistance, access to adult education, employment programs, housing and financial counseling. “As people come in, we want to help them envision a future that is different and better than their past,” said McDade in stories appearing in TOWN Magazine (page 94 in print version) and Greenville Journal.

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