Category Archives: Nonprofit

Interim Leader Appointed at United Way Association of South Carolina

Columbia, SC (April 13, 2018) — The Board of Directors of the United Way Association of South Carolina (UWASC) announced today that Ted Hendry, a veteran United Way leader, has been appointed to serve as Interim President and CEO. Hendry’s appointment follows the recent resignation of Kelly Callahan Cruise who served the Association for eight…
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Central Carolina Community Foundation Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary of Midlands Gives on May 1 More than $5.5 million raised via Midlands Gives over the past four years for hundreds of nonprofits

April 19, 2018 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – On May Day, Tuesday, May 1, Central Carolina Community Foundation and 372 local nonprofits will band together with thousands of generous “everyday philanthropists” for 24 hours of online giving on the fifth anniversary of Midlands Gives, hosted at http://www.MidlandsGives.org. Midlands Gives is hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation –…
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Leadership Transition Underway at United Way Association of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (April 9, 2018) — The Board of Directors of the United Way Association of South Carolina (“UWASC”) announced today the resignation of President and CEO, Kelly Callahan Cruise. Acting Board Chair Matt Hammond commented, “I speak on behalf of The Board of Directors in expressing our gratitude for Kelly’s service to the…
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WREN Mobilizes Diverse Leaders from Across State at Annual Summit and Gubernatorial Forum

COLUMBIA, S.C. – On April 9th-10th, 2018, the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN) hosted its annual summit at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and USC Alumni Center. Registrants had the opportunity to engage in conversation with diverse business owners, community leaders, students, and advocates, while taking part in hands-on skill-building activities designed to address…
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Dominion donates truck to Palmetto Conservation Corps

COLUMBIA, SC — Dominion Energy, a corporate partner of the Palmetto Trail, donated a used company truck today to support the Palmetto Conservation Corps and work on the cross-state trail. The Ford F-150 pick-up will provide permanent transportation for Corps members and their tools to worksites on the trail and in public parks and forests.…
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Sonia Gass Joins Save the Children as South Carolina State Director

School Executive to Lead Early Childhood, Education Work Across South Carolina FAIRFIELD, Conn. (April 11, 2018) – Save the Children, which has been helping ensure South Carolina children are ready for kindergarten and read at grade level since 2003, announced the appointment of Sonia Gass as its South Carolina State Director. The Orangeburg resident will…
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HALOS Begins Third Year of Funding

(COLUMBIA, S.C., April 10, 2018) – The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, enters into its third year of funding for the Well-Being of Children in Kinship Care pilot project. Through intensive case management, tools and resources the project promotes permanency, safety and well-being of children in the…
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