The United Way of Kershaw County recently announced that former city of Camden grants writer Amy Eudy is the new director of its New Day Transitional Shelter, “a multifaceted United Way transitional housing initiative that strives to end homelessness by providing both shelter and support services, enabling individuals and families to acquire the necessary life skills to become self-sufficient.”
Eudy holds a B.S. in Environmental Policy from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and an M.S. in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio’s nationally ranked DAAP Program. President of the graduate class, her thesis research focused primarily on economically viable business districts in small- to mid-sized communities. Amy also has a Professional Grant Writing Certificate from the University of South Carolina.
Post-graduation Eudy has worked in a municipal setting as both a community planner and grants writer/administrator. She was the city of Camden’s grants writer for the last six and a half years where she secured federal, state, and local funding for municipal projects and personnel positions.
Eudy plant to continue serving her community as she steps into her new role as the director of New Day. She said she most looks forward to “life coaching and empowering New Day clients to be the very best versions of themselves.” She said she sees New Day as a central part of Camden’s non-profit community and is excited to be part of the United Way team.
Eudy and her husband, Tracy, have been married since 2016. She has one son, Sebastian, and two stepsons, Griffin and Gavin. She is a proud Kappa Kappa Gamma alumna and Camden Junior Welfare League sustainer. Her family is an active partner of the River Church in Camden.