Donny Supplee

Donny has served at the United Way of Kershaw County since April of 1992. He has a degree from USC in Psychology and completed graduate work in Counseling at Columbia International University. Sharon and Donny have 4 adult sons, 3 great daughters in law and 3 amazing grandsons. His heart’s desire is to be a servant leader, as together our United Way staff, board and partners impact lives for good.

Molly Kornegay

VP of Operations
Molly earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the University of South Carolina. She has lived in Kershaw County since 1984. She and her husband Grainger have 2 adult sons and a daughter-in-law. After being a stay at home Mom she began volunteering at New Day on Mill which turned into a full time position at United Way in April of 2011.

Lori Arledge

Campaign Director
Lori was raised in Camden and earned a BS in HRT from the University of South Carolina. After graduating, Lori and her husband Dennis moved back to Camden and raised their three sons. She has continued her career in Kershaw County and has enjoyed giving back and experiencing all that Kershaw County offers. Lori is currently a Commissioner on the South Carolina State Museum Board and is looking forward to her new opportunity with the United Way.

Sharon Cole

Finance Director
Sharon is a lifelong resident of Kershaw County. She graduated from Lugoff Elgin High School and worked for 32 years serving the families of Kershaw County at the Department of Social Services, prior to joining the United Way family! She is a member of the Special Olympics committee. Sharon has a daughter, Hannah, Son-in-Law, Matthew, and a grandson, Colton!

Harriet Reid

New Day Transitional Housing Director
Harriet was raised in Camden, but moved to Florence. While in Florence, she attended Coker College, Francis Marion University, and raised two sons. She worked for El DuPont, Film Division for 26 years, retired in 2006 and moved back to Camden. In 2007, she came to work for United Way of Kershaw County to help start the women’s transitional shelter, New Day on Mill and further the work of the men’s shelter, New Day on Hampton. After ten years, she retired, sold her home in Lugoff and moved in with her son in Lexington. She just couldn’t stay away from Camden so in 2020, she started commuting from Lexington to Camden to work for United Way, once again, to assist with the two shelters and other homeless issues in Kershaw County.

Betty Stewart

New Day Transitional Housing Case Manager
Betty Nelson Stewart is a life long resident of Kershaw County. She graduated from Lugoff-Elgin High School and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Winthrop College in Political Science and Social Science. Prior to joining the United Way team, she spent 33 years serving families at Kershaw County DSS. She is married to James Edward Stewart, and the step-mother to two sons Alex and Daniel.

Angie Shirley

Street Outreach Coordinator
Angie has lived in Kershaw County her whole life. Angie is a certified Peer Support Specialist and she is currently enrolled in Central Carolina Technical College pursuing a degree in Human Services. She is trained as an Executive Chef, but she left the culinary field to follow her heart. Angie has always had a passion to serve the homeless and addicted in Kershaw community, which led her to join the United Way family as our Street Outreach Coordinator.

Darlene Thomas

Mobile Nutrition Center Director
Darlene has over 25 years of non-profit experience. Originally from central New York, she has always had a passion to help others and feels she has been blessed by God to have a servant’s heart. Before moving to South Carolina, she ran one of the largest homeless shelters on the east coast. Darlene and her Husband of 27 years, moved to South Carolina along with their three boys in 2009. She volunteered in the community before she became the Executive Director of Food for the Soul. She helped grow the shelter into a year-round 24/7 resource for homeless men, women, and children. Darlene was excited to be asked to join the United Way, she enjoys that she can grow yet another program here in Kershaw County.

Beverly Heaston

Mobile Nutrition Center Pantry Manager
Beverly moved to South Carolina from Indiana in 1987 and she’s lived in Camden ever since. She has been married to her husband since 1979 and she has 2 sons. Beverly worked for the Kershaw County School District for 23 years in the Pupil Enrichment Program, P.E.P. A few years after leaving the school district, she started volunteering with the Mobile Nutrition Center and she is now employed Part Time as the Pantry Manager. Beverly loves her job and couldn’t think of a better way to give back to her community!

Jennifer Jones

FoodShare/VAN Coordinator
Jennifer Jones is originally from Wilmington, Delaware and relocated to Kershaw County in 2020. She attended Jerusalem College University, Mt. Zion, Israel, Word of Life Christian School as well as the University of Virginia and the University of Delaware. She worked for Delaware and Pennsylvania Law Firms as a Paralegal, and an Art Teacher with the Christiana School District and Boy Scouts of America. Jennifer, also served on the Board of Directors of Interfaith Community Housing. Jennifer has one son who serves in the Army National Guard.

Loni Littlefield

Maintenance Technician
Loni was born and raised in Eastern Oregon. He has lived in many states before settling in South Carolina. While living in Oklahoma, he volunteered for the fire department and earned his Fire Fighter I certificate. He has worked in many fields but has always enjoyed fixing things, so becoming a maintenance man was a perfect match. Loni loves serving his community and helping in any way he can. He is a proud dad of 3 girls and 2 boys, but he is most proud of being called grandpa by his 5 grandkids.

Whitney Marsh Dechant

Volunteer Coordinator
Whitney Marsh Dechant was born and raised in Camden and has recently returned to Kershaw County. With an Early Childhood Education degree from Clemson University, she has worked as an educator in many capacities from birth to school age children, and their parents. Most recently, Whitney ran a community space for families in Washington, DC. She and her husband are excited to get to know the area again and serve this community

Shanna Redfearn

Reader Readers Program Director
Shanna joined the United Way of Kershaw County in July of 2022. She has a passion for literacy and empowering our Kershaw County Community through education. Shanna attended Presbyterian College for undergraduate and received her Master’s in Social Work from USC. She comes to the United Way with a work history not only in early childhood, but also medical social work and community health education. She lives with her family here in Kershaw County and is excited about the work of AmeriCorps and the Ready Readers Program.

Parrish Rabon

Community Garden Coordinator
Parrish was born and raised in Camden, SC. She earned BS and a Pharm. D. from the University of South Carolina and then lived in Greenville and Sumter working in investigational drug trials, oncology, and hospital pharmacy. She became a stay-at-home mom, and she and her husband, Keith, now have three adult children. Parrish always volunteered at her church, in her community and in her children’s public schools. Recently, Parrish returned to her roots as a pharmacist working in public health. She joined the United Way of Kershaw County in 2022 and as Director of Community Gardens where she can share her love of health and wellness, science, nature, and gardening in her community. When not in a garden, Parrish helps with animal rescue. She enjoys hiking, nature photography and spending time with her family.