Category Archives: Nonprofit

United Way of the Midlands announces $11 million campaign goal

Columbia, S.C. (September 15, 2017) – United Way of the Midlands today announced an $11 million goal for its 2017-2018 campaign during United Way Day, the organization’s kickoff event at the State House. Hundreds of community members attended as United Way announced that the organization has already raised $4.6 million toward the goal through Pacesetter…
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Rotary Club of Forest Acres awards grant to Meals on Wheels program

COLUMBIA, SC – September 14, 2017 – Senior Resources received a $1,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Forest Acres to support the Meals on Wheels program. The funding will be used to provide approximately 135 hot, nutritionally balanced meals to homebound seniors and disabled adults. The meals are delivered to clients’ homes each day…
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Clean Energy Summit Will Focus on the Future of Clean Energy in South Carolina

Hugh Bromley from Bloomberg New Energy Finance to be Keynote Speaker Columbia, S.C. – September 9, 2017 – South Carolina Clean Energy industry leaders will converge in Columbia, S.C. for the 2017 S.C. Clean Energy Summit that will be held on Thursday, September 21 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. “The Clean Energy industry in S.C. is…
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United Way’s Women in Philanthropy Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. – United Way of the Midlands’ Women in Philanthropy (WIP) is excited to announce the 2017-2018 Executive Committee members: Lauren Wilkie, Chair Transitions Joan Kelley, Events Chair SC Power Team Lee Patterson, Vice Chair Richland County Public Library Tanya Butts, Events Vice Chair First Community Bank Cindy Cox, Secretary AT&T Danielle Boysen, Grants…
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Bank of America Announces Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Bank of America today announced that it is directing $1 million in funding from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to aid the victims of Hurricane Irma, including $250,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, with the remainder to be allocated when an assessment is completed regarding specific recovery needs. Consumer and Small…
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Columbia Residents Join Mayor to Save Lives from City’s ‘Silent Killer’

Mayor Benjamin leads residents in series to fight heart disease – Columbia’s No. 1 Cause of Death Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will join residents in taking steps to fight the leading killer of Columbia citizens – heart disease. Mayor Benjamin will continue the city’s Move with the Mayor Challenge, a series of activities that save…
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National Awards Program Seeking South Carolina’s Top Youth Volunteers Of 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today through November 7, 2017, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for South Carolina's top youth volunteers of the year. Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12…
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Amazon donated $15,000 in science lab materials to South Carolina Science Academy to excite student learning

Amazon donated $15,000 worth of science lab materials to South Carolina Science Academy on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The donation helps supply the science lab with much-needed materials for the Academy’s students to conduct sophisticated science experiments this academic school year. Science lab equipment included beaker sets, Bunsen burners, pH meters, dissection pans and tools,…
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Governor McMaster Proclaims September 2017 Kinship Care Month for South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to share Governor McMaster's proclamation declaring September 2017 Kinship Care Month across the Palmetto State. The proclamation is supported by members of the Foundation's Statewide Kinship Care Advisory Council, including South Carolina's Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging and South Carolina's Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee…
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Food Lion FEEDS Charitable Foundation supports Meals on Wheels

[caption id="attachment_11053" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Greg Lee, general manager of the Harden Street Food Lion store in Columbia, presents a check to Senior Resources' staff (from left) Assistant Director of In-Home & Community-Based Services Stephanie Sears-Keene, Executive Director Pam Dukes and Director of In-Home & Community-Based Services Anne Shissias.[/caption] Senior Resources received a $3,000 grant from…
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