Category Archives: Nonprofit

Dominion Donates $10,000 to Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Clinton, SC -- Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation has donated $10,000 to Musgrove Mill State Historic Site to help improve a boardwalk and trail leading to Horseshoe Falls along the Enoree River. The grant will help pay for repairs and build new steps along the walkway down to the falls.  Horseshoe Falls is a scenic area…
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Central Carolina Community Foundation grants $448,500 to 12 Midlands Charities to Launch Innovative Projects

Third year of Connected Communities grants will fund innovative, humanitarian projects to advance Midlands citizens’ engagement with the community June 5, 2017 (Columbia, S.C.) - Central Carolina Community Foundation – the Midlands’ expert on philanthropy – is pleased to announce the twelve local nonprofits that will launch new projects to enrich the Midlands region with…
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Columbia hospice provider announces name change

South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Care now operating as Halcyon Hospice COLUMBIA, S.C. – In continuing its commitment to provide quality hospice and palliative care to residents of Columbia and the surrounding communities, South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Care has changed its name and is now operating as Halcyon Hospice. Halcyon Hospice will continue to…
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March of Dimes Welcomes Ashley Wendt as Maternal Child Health Director for South Carolina

[caption id="attachment_9694" align="alignleft" width="167"] Ashley Wendt[/caption] (Columbia, S.C., May 31, 2017) – The March of Dimes is pleased to announce that Ashley Wendt will serve as Maternal Child Health Director for South Carolina. Most recently Ms. Wendt was the Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at MHP Salud, a small national nonprofit. Previous experience includes supporting…
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Lourie Center Offers Wine Tasting Event

[caption id="attachment_9672" align="alignleft" width="279"] Erlinda Alexandra Doherty[/caption] On Thursday, June 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., the Lourie Center will celebrate the start of summer with “A Somm-er Affair With Summer Wines”, a guided wine tasting and fundraiser with local wine expert, Erlinda Alexandra Doherty. Ms. Doherty, a certified wine specialist and owner of…
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Red Cross and EdVenture Preparing Youth for Disasters through The Pillowcase Project

[caption id="attachment_9645" align="aligncenter" width="901"] The Pillowcase Project, sponsored by Disney, is a preparedness education program for grades 3 – 5 that teaches students about personal and family preparedness and safety skills, local hazards, and basic coping skills. American Red Cross volunteers lead students through a “learn, practice, share” framework to engage them in disaster preparedness…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $230,000 to 5 organizations in its 2017 Strategic grant funding.

(COLUMBIA, S.C., May 25, 2017) –The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Strategic grants for 2017.  The Foundation’s mission to address poverty in all of its forms is reflected in its decision-making around Strategic grants. These invitation-only grant awards provide the Foundation an opportunity to comprehensively work with organizations to affect…
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Midlands Mediation Center Announces Conflict = Opportunity Coordinator

The Midlands Mediation Center, a non-profit conflict resolution organization serving central South Carolina since 1998, has hired veteran community organizer Monique McDaniels as its Conflict = Opportunity Coordinator effective May 1, 2017.  “We are excited to have someone with Monique’s knowledge and understanding of our community and belief in the potential and importance of people…
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