United Way of the Piedmont welcomes new board members

 

United Way of the Piedmont is excited to announce the election of nine new board members for the 2020-2023 term. They will join sixteen existing members to form the governing…

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Local Celebrities helped to raise $102,000 for The ARK’s Support Programs

 

On March 14, a community gathered together to attend the tenth annual Dancing with The ARK’s Stars fundraising event, raising more than $102,000 for The ARK, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services…

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Watching Working Parents – and Learning A Lot

 

By Sarah Robinson NP Strategy   This ‘new normal’ is unlike anything any of us have ever experienced – forcing us to adjust and evolve our day-to-day routines. As our…

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Molina Healthcare of South Carolina donates $75,000 to area nonprofits to support families during COVID-19 pandemic

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – In an effort to assist the many individuals and families affected by the coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, Molina Healthcare of South Carolina  is donating a total…

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Rebuild Upstate earns GuideStar’s highest honor for the third time

 

Rebuild Upstate was awarded GuideStar’s 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency for the third year in a row. Rebuild Upstate serves low-income children, families, and seniors in Anderson, Greenville, Oconee, and…

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$2.5 million now available for fast-tracked heart and brain focused scientific research of COVID-19

 

As part of its global response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health and research, is committing…

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Non Profit Minute – Cassie Lloyd, YMCA of Greater Spartanburg

 

The Who’s on the Move, Non Profit Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities. We would like…

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South Carolina ETV utilizes TVU Grid service to streamline emergency communications for S.C. broadcasters

 

New Service will help expedite the dissemination of vital information to South Carolinians South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that, in addition to its existing live stream, the network will…

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Calling all stay at home artists: South Carolina Wildlife Federation launches art contest

 

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is launching a state-wide art contest to design the menu art for one of their upcoming events: “Forks, Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating…

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Reedy River Duck Derby reschedules to July 11

 

The 16th Annual Reedy River Duck Derby has been rescheduled for July 11 after consulting with the City of Greenville. “We know the Reedy River Duck Derby will bring so…

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Mission Lexington Status 3/23/2020

 

Mission Lexington is continuing to monitor the latest developments regarding COVID-19. The health and safety of the public, staff and volunteers remain our number one priority. Our hours of operation for the…

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United Way of the Midlands announces fund to support the Midlands most vulnerable during coronavirus response

 

Funds will aid people at great risk of homelessness and economic hardships  As the nation responds to the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of the Midlands has announced the creation of…

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Harvest Hope serves over 4,000 individuals in first week of COVID-19 response

 

Numbers expected to double this week as more businesses close Last week, Harvest Hope Food Bank served over 4,000 individuals in its Emergency Food Pantry curbside service. Harvest Hope hasn’t…

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Emergency Senior nutrition program starts Monday providing free meals to all Richland County senior citizens during COVID-19 crisis

 

Senior Resources has our emergency plan in place to cover all normal clients currently enrolled in our Meals on Wheels program, and we are now implementing an emergency senior nutrition…

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United Way of the Midlands announces fund to support the Midlands most vulnerable during coronavirus response

 

Funds will aid people at great risk of homelessness and economic hardships As the nation responds to the coronavirus pandemic, United Way of the Midlands has announced the creation of…

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One SC Fund activated to fund statewide COVID-19 response efforts

 

The One SC Fund, housed at Central Carolina Community Foundation, has been activated with support from Governor Henry McMaster, to provide a collaborative statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

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Richland Library’s virtual resources offer new & creative ways to learn

 

As the state of South Carolina continues to stress the importance of social distancing and implement additional measures to prevent community spread of the coronavirus, Richland Library is preparing new…

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2020 Uniting for Change Luncheon with Bryan Stevenson postponed

 

The Uniting for Change Luncheon, to benefit the programs of United Ministries, that was scheduled for Wednesday, April 22nd with Bryan Stevenson has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. The…

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Ten at the Top has started a web repository of links to key information on COVID-19

 

With schools, organizations, businesses and many others canceling events and altering schedules due to the COVID-19 virus, having access to reliable and timely information as well as details about available…

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SC Works Trident to close all locations in response to coronavirus concerns

 

Alternate resources available in lieu of in-person support Regional employment program SC Works Trident offices will close immediately through at least March 31 in an effort to mitigate the effects and…

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Trident United Way launches Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund

 

Trident United Way is creating a fund to help those affected by COVID-19 Trident United Way is continuing a long tradition of leading the effort when disaster strikes by announcing…

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Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health reschedules national Converge Autism Summit in light of COVID-19

 

4th annual autism conference to be held Oct. 15-16 in Greenville, S.C. Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, bestselling author Ron Suskind and internationally acclaimed autism researcher Peter Vermeulen, Ph.D., to deliver…

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Discover the wilder side of E-Learning through Z-Learning

 

The Adventure begins March 19 Riverbanks may be temporarily closed to guests, but you can still experience new adventures at the Zoo and Garden through Z-Learning–the wilder side of E-Learning.…

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Coastal Community Foundation launches the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund, now accepting grant applications and donations

 

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, the largest nonprofit community foundation in South Carolina, has launched the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund to receive charitable donations to support communities disproportionately…

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Able SC releases program for students with disabilities to continue learning online amid outbreak

 

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the consequent school closures, Able SC has released a new program that allows students with disabilities to connect with one another and…

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Non Profit Minute – Sutton Shaw, The Big Red Barn Retreat

 

The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, Non Profit Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the amazing impact that local non profits have on our communities. We would…

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S.C. Arts Awards postponed because of COVID-19 concerns

 

Official statement from the South Carolina Arts Commission: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Arts Awards scheduled for May 6, 2020 are being postponed until further notice. With the ongoing uncertainty…

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Mission Lexington Status 1/16/2020

 

Lexington, SC, March 16, 2020- Mission Lexington is continuing to monitor the latest developments regarding COVID-19. The health and safety of our clients, staff and volunteers remains our number one priority. At this…

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The 16th Annual March for Meals has been canceled.

 

This event has been canceled. Mobile Meals will welcome community leaders on Monday, March 16, 2020 to deliver meals as a part of the annual National Week of Champions. Confirmed…

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Prisma Health Midlands Foundation postpones two signature fundraising events benefiting Prisma Health—Midlands

 

Prisma Health Midlands Foundation will postpone two signature fundraising events benefiting Prisma Health—Midlands. Foundation leaders consulted with clinical leaders of Prisma Health—Midlands and made the decision to postpone these events…

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As a health and safety precaution, organizers postpone 2020 NEEDTOBREATHE Classic

 

As concerns over the COVID-19 virus increase, organizers of the annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic are postponing the event until the fall. The celebrity golf tournament and after-party concert were scheduled for…

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Chris Staubes elected President and Chairman of the Board for the Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America

 

Coastal Carolina Council of the Boy Scouts of America announced that Chris Staubes has been elected Council President and Chair of the Executive Board. His two-year term of office began…

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Bank of America Fall for Greenville donates more than $30,000 in charitable giving to local nonprofits

 

Fall for Greenville board members awarded more than $30,000 to six local nonprofit organizations through its Fall for Giving program. The program was created to support the efforts of nonprofit…

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Upstate Girl Scout receives prestigious Medal of Honor

 

Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands will recognize Maggie Majors, Pendleton, during its annual Women of Distinction Awards dinner on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Columbia…

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J M Smith Foundation awards $25,000 to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina

 

The J M Smith Foundation recently awarded the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina (ABVI) a $25,000 grant to support the growth of its Own Your Life…

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Columbia Airport Refreshes Brand

 

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) boasts a refreshed look, feel and direction while trying to build on a 24% growth in passenger traffic since 2018. That’s the message Capital Rotarians heard…

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Paul Harris Fellow +5 Recognition

 

Capital Rotary’s Philip Flynn (at right in photo) presents a new lapel pin to Dr. Tommy Gibbons, recognizing him as a Paul Harris Fellow Plus-Five contributor to The Rotary Foundation,…

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Free community event coming to Leo’s Landing, Saluda Shoals Park: Organization founded to help children be limitless

 

Children of all abilities are invited to attend a free event at Leo’s Landing, an inclusive playground at Saluda Shoals Park, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 21.…

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Lowcountry Food Bank welcomes new employees

 

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), whose mission is to lead the fight against hunger throughout the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina, is pleased to announce that several new staff…

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Multiplying good receives grant from Power:Ed

 

Power:Ed, a philanthropy of South Carolina Student Loan Corporation, has awarded an $85,000 grant to Multiplying Good, an organization piloting innovative professional development programs for students here in the Palmetto…

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ICS elects new board officers

 

ICS announced that its board of directors recently elected new officers. ICS board members represent a diverse range of backgrounds and specialties, all of which strengthen ICS’s systems-level perspective. Dr.…

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Countybank Foundation completes $100,000 pledge to The Greenwood Promise

 

The Countybank Foundation recently made its final donation installment of $20,000 to The Greenwood Promise, fulfilling the pledged amount of $100,000 over the course of five years. Countybank and Greenwood…

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Countybank Foundation presents donation to Anderson Interfaith Ministries

 

Pictured (from left to right) are Susan Anderson, Vice President of Resource Development for AIM; Michael Wooles, Senior Vice President and Anderson Market Executive for Countybank; Kristi King-Brock, Executive Director…

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Lowcountry Heart Walk makes history and raises $1.2 million

 

The American Heart Association’s Lowcountry Heart Walk is making monumental strides by raising more than $1.24 million. This campaign is the first-ever million-dollar Heart Walk in South Carolina right here…

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9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast set for March 14th to benefit the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina

 

The Brain Injury Association of South Carolina (BIASC) will be hosting its 9th Annual Shuck-A-Rama on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Charleston Cruise Terminal…

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