Category Archives: Nonprofit

Summerton residents trained as Red Cross disaster responders

[caption id="attachment_7620" align="alignleft" width="294"] Red Cross Summerton Bootcamp[/caption] When a disaster strikes, your local American Red Cross responds, providing food and shelter to those who have lost everything. Now, more than 30 residents of Summerton are trained to quickly take action to help their neighbors should a disaster strike. During the one-day Disaster Responder Bootcamp,…
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Senior Resources elects new board members, honors supporters

COLUMBIA, SC.  The Board of Directors at Senior Resources held its 49th Annual Meeting on January 27, 2017, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, elect new board members and recognize the support of several key community partners. The FY2016 Annual Report was also presented at the meeting, and can be viewed online at…
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Columbia accepting applications for hospitality and accommodations tax grants

Accommodations Tax Grants (Due March 17, 2017 by 12:00 pm) provide financial support to non-profit organizations and their projects/events whose mission is to attract tourists by promoting overnight accommodations in the City of Columbia.  To be eligible, your organization must be a nonprofit with documentation from the South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office, with activities…
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One SC Fund awards flood and hurricane relief grants

Columbia, S.C. –The One SC Fund Grants Committee has announced the nonprofit recipients of the Phase Five grant awards for flood and hurricane recovery projects across South Carolina. Phase Five grantees will receive $380,000 to support their projects. The grantees will provide volunteer labor and an additional $3.5 million in financial support for projects ranging…
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USC men’s basketball team partners with American Cancer Society

Columbia, SC, – Making 3-point shots this basketball season takes on even more meaning this year for Frank Martin and the University of South Carolina Men’s basketball team. The Gamecocks will square off against teams across the nation to fight cancer as part of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer 3-Point Challenge. “Coach Frank…
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Salvation Army says thanks to Midlands holiday donors

The Salvation Army would like to thank everyone who gave at the red kettle, adopted an angel, contributed at the Stuff A Bus events, or gave toys at any of the toy drive locations! Thanks to generous community efforts, The Salvation Army of the Midlands raised over $391,000 with our red kettle campaign this Christmas…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. elects 2017 officers

[caption id="attachment_7265" align="alignleft" width="165"] Gerald Smalls[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) - The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announces its 2017 board of trustees’ officers: Gerald Smalls, Chair; Karen Smith, Vice-Chair; Lisa Bernardin, Secretary; and Andy Folsom, Treasurer. Gerald Smalls (Chair) Mr. Smalls received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from South Carolina State University,…
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Family Promise of the Midlands to host Havana Nights fundraiser Feb. 4

(COLUMBIA)  -- Family Promise of the Midlands, a faith-based initiative that provides shelter for homeless families in local church facilities, will celebrate its second anniversary with a gala fundraiser on February 4 at the Hampton Room at Michael’s on Main St. in downtown Columbia. The event, Havana Nights, will feature light hors d’oeuvres, an open…
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Senior Resources welcomes Marcus Hunter as director of finance

[caption id="attachment_7091" align="alignleft" width="170"] Marcus Hunter[/caption] Senior Resources is pleased to announce the hire of Marcus Hunter as the agency’s new Director of Finance & Administrative Operations. In this role, Hunter will oversee the Accounting Department, budgeting process, audit, employee benefits, and building and computer operations. A native of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter,…
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