Category Archives: Nonprofit

Summer Camp Brings Harlem Renaissance to Rural SC

Kids in Lee County found themselves immersed in the Harlem Renaissance Era during the past month. The four-week summer camp was the collaboration of the Auntie Karen Foundation, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and the Lee County school system. About 400 kids participated and were able to take classes including sewing, cooking, guitar,…
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SC Whitmore School Raises Over $4,000 for American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

[caption id="attachment_10315" align="alignnone" width="960"] SC Whitmore School students, faculty and staff gathered to walk in American Cancer Society's 2017 Chapin/IrmoRelay for Life.[/caption] Columbia, SC – Students, faculty and staff at SC Whitmore School raised approximately $4,134.00 for the American Cancer Society’s 2017 Chapin/Irmo Relay for Life. The event took place on May 5, 2017 at…
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Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation Grants $90,000 to Three South Carolina Charities

Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation Grants $90,000 to Three South Carolina Charities More than $2.5 million in grants awarded since Foundation’s inception July 10, 2017 (Columbia, S.C.) - The Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation is granting $90,000 over three years to three South Carolina charities working on projects that benefit child welfare and youth arts…
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The Salvation Army Recognizes 27 Elementary Students At Reading Program Year-end Ceremony!

The Leveraging Literacy Free Afterschool Reading Program recently wrapped up for the school-year with an exciting Year-End Ceremony at The Salvation Army of the Midlands’ Center for Worship and Service. 27 elementary students received certificates of completion, bibles from The Salvation Army, and brand new sneakers from Innersole. The Leveraging Literacy Reading Program staff recognized…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $110,000 to 6 organizations in its 2017 Collaboration for Ministry grant funding.

(COLUMBIA, S.C., June 28, 2017) –The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants.  This Initiative was established in 2003 with the intention to engage, support, and sustain the ministries of Catholic Women Religious in South Carolina. These ministries have been responsible…
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Youth basketball team to pack, deliver Meals on Wheels

Who: The Columbia Hoopers AAU basketball team players and coaches What:  The 11-year-old players and their coaches will pack and deliver Meals on Wheels to local homebound seniors. Part of the team’s mission is to encourage the players to be active in their community and serve those less fortunate. Where:    Trenholm Road United Methodist Church 3401 Trenholm…
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Mungo Homes Launches Monthly Food Drive

Irmo, SC.  Mungo Homes is pleased to announce the launch of a “Feed Your Neighbor” food drive to take place the first weekend of each month. Non-perishable food items will be collected at any one of the 16 area model homes, and donations will be transported directly to Harvest Hope Food Bank. Steven Mungo said…
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Communities In Schools of the Midlands Names Chief Executive Officer

Columbia, SC.- Dorian Mendez-Vaz has been named Chief Executive Officer of Communities In Schools of the Midlands. As CEO, Mendez-Vaz will be responsible for leading the organization to meet the changing needs of the schools and students served by Communities In Schools of the Midlands. “The board of Communities In Schools of the Midlands has…
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Historic Columbia hosts Garden Workshop

Join Historic Columbia on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to noon for a Garden Workshop and learn about southern garden perennials and southern garden design, execution and maintenance. Special guest David Poston, senior horticulturist at Moore Farms Botanical Garden in Lake City, S.C., will share some of his favorite garden perennials that thrive in…
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