Girl Scouts Thanks Emerald Circle Donors

  September 22, 2014

  SPARTANBURG, SC –  Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands recognized and thanked the women of its local philanthropic group on September 16 at a reception held in…

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Jim Pearce Establishes $3.4 Million Endowment

  August 20, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – A $3.4 million endowment has been funded by Jim and Kit Pearce at the Community Foundation to provide perpetual support for nonprofit organizations providing food, shelter, clothing…

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Capital Rotary Volunteers at Food Bank

  July 30, 2014

    COLUMBIA, SC – Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club members volunteered to support Harvest Hope Food Bank by packing 150 boxes of groceries for distribution to the elderly in lieu…

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Senior Resources Receives Gift from Food Lion

  July 7, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Senior Resources has received a $2,500 grant from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation to help address the issue of senior hunger. Senior Resources will use the gift to…

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8 Books About Giving For Your Summer Reading List

  June 18, 2014

  By JoAnn Turnquist President and CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation   Although the heat of summer has descended on us, the summer season officially begins this Saturday, June 21st.…

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Columbia Businesses Clean Up Local Road

  June 12, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Employees of two Columbia businesses lined the side of Fernandina Road in Lexington County on May 30, 2014, carrying orange garbage bags full of trash. The volunteers…

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Wine on The River

  June 2, 2014

WEST COLUMBIA, SC –  Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM – The Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women of Hope will host the annual “Wine on the River” at Stone…

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Columbia Moe’s Southwest Grill Supports “Saving Eliza”

  May 23, 2014

Local Burrito Joint Donates $1 for Every Kids’ Meal Sold in May to Support “Cure Sanfilippo Syndrome” COLUMBIA, SC – Moe’s Southwest Grill is rallying around a great cause by donating…

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Rotary Club of Spring Valley Awards Scholarships

  May 21, 2014

COLUMBIA, SC – Six area Richland District Two high school seniors were awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Spring Valley at the club’s meeting on May 8.…

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Midlands Gives Unites Community

  May 13, 2014

By JoAnn Turnquist Columbia, SC May 16, 2014 Wow! 24-hours. 150 nonprofits. $704,932.23 raised! Behind these incredible results were inspiring stories of our community uniting to Magnify the Midlands. Thank you! We were…

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Greenville Women Giving awards $81.3K grant to GCM

  May 12, 2014

GREER, SC – Greenville Women Giving awarded an $81.3K grant to Greer Community Ministries (GCM) at their annual meeting held on May 7 at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville. This…

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$500,000 Awarded at Greenville Women Giving’s 8th Annual Meeting

  May 12, 2014

GREENVILLE, SC – Greenville Women Giving, a local women’s philanthropic organization, presented grants totaling $500,255 to selected community non-profit organizations at its eighth annual meeting on May 7, putting its…

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Barbara & Roger Blau to Receive Fundraising Award

  November 18, 2013

COLUMBIA, SC – November 18, 2013 – DP Professionals is pleased to announce that Barbara and Roger Blau have been selected for the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award by the SC…

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Colonial Life Funds Palmetto Place Program

  June 21, 2013

Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter announced funding from Colonial Life for its Teen Life Skills program. The Shelter has received $2,500 to assist in teaching teens independent living skills, including grocery…

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Mardi Gras Celebration to Benefit The Animal Mission

  January 25, 2013

COLUMBIA, SC – February 9, 2012 – Columbia’s first Mardi Gras krewe, Krewe de Columbi-Ya-Ya, announces plans for its third annual parade and celebration, which will take place on Saturday,…

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