Torchlighters are Columbia Public Schools that have run employee campaigns totaling $1,000 or more. Additionally, Torchlighters achieve at least two of the following benchmarks:


·         70% of donors used payroll deduction

·         10% increase in employee participation

·         8% increase in total pledges

·         80% employees participating/pledging

·         8% increase in average gift from employees


These Torchlighter schools will be recognized in 2018 for their outstanding contributions to the 2017 United Way campaign.

Columbia Area Career Center

Fredrick Douglass High School

Fairview Elementary School

Rock Bridge Elementary School

West Middle School