Category Archives: Nonprofit

Midlands charities receive grants from Central Carolina Community Foundation

[caption id="attachment_4113" align="alignleft" width="300"] The first What’s Next Midlands project to be funded has recently added brightly colored, metal patio tables and chairs along Main Street to add social seating during events and peak times.[/caption] July 20, 2016 (Columbia, S.C.): Central Carolina Community Foundation – the Midlands’ expert on philanthropy – is pleased to announce…
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Historic Columbia names new marketing and communications director

COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, July 14, 2016 —Historic Columbia is pleased to announce Anna Kate Twitty as their new director of marketing and communications. In this role, Twitty will lead Historic Columbia’s marketing department and will serve as the organization’s spokesperson. “With exciting capital projects, exhibit openings and preservation initiatives on the horizon, Historic Columbia is…
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52 Children Enjoy Summer Camp Experience Provided By The Salvation Army

[caption id="attachment_4006" align="alignleft" width="300"] Campers from The Salvation Army of the Midlands during their stay at Camp Walter Johnson in Denton, N.C., the week of July 6-July 11.[/caption] The Salvation Army of the Midlands provided a summer camping experience to 52 local children, ages 6-12, at Camp Walter Johnson in Denton, North Carolina this week.…
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Autism Academy of South Carolina names McCauley Executive Director

Columbia, S.C. — Tuesday, July 5, 2016 — The Autism Academy of South Carolina (AASC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael McCauley as its Executive Director. “From his work during the early days of the Ryan’s Law grassroots effort, to his distinguished service at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Mike…
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Ronald McDonald House launches fundraising campaign

Columbia, SC (July 2016):  Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of Columbia, SC’s annual Lights of Hope fundraising campaign will be held throughout the month of July. This campaign encourages monetary donations from the community to support the programs and services RMHC of Columbia, SC provides to families of critically ill or injured children. In 2015,…
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Foundation Awards $175,000 to Immigrant Families Initiative Grantees

(COLUMBIA, S.C., June 30, 2016) – As June’s National Immigrant Heritage month closes, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is pleased to announce Immigrant Families Initiative grants totaling $175,000 to eight organizations serving South Carolina’s immigrant and refugee populations. Immigrants represent nearly 5% of South Carolina’s total population, with the majority coming from…
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AFP SC, Central Carolina Chapter accepting nominations for national awards

COLUMBIA, SC – (June 28, 2016) Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Central Carolina Chapter joins with national and international colleagues to celebrate National Philanthropy Day, a celebration of exceptional individuals and organizations that have dedicated themselves to philanthropy. Celebrate philanthropy in the Midlands of South Carolina by nominating an individual or organization…
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Columbia Community Development department receives John A. Sasso Award

On Friday, June 24, 2016, the National Community Development Association (NCDA) recognized the Community Development department as one of the winners of the 2016 John A. Sasso National Community Development Week Award during a special luncheon at the 47th NCDA Annual Conference in Milwaukee, WI. The award was created as a means of recognizing community…
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Harvest Hope Food Bank receives grant from ConAgra Foods Foundation

Columbia, SC, (June 24, 2016) — One out of 5 children in South Carolina faces hunger. When schools are closed for summer, kids have less access to nutritious meals as many rely on free or reduced-price school breakfast and lunch. This is why Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization, and ConAgra Foods Foundation…
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Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands adds Katherine Watts to board

COLUMBIA, SC - Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands is honored to welcome Katherine Watts, LMSW, ACM to the Board of Directors. Katherine Watts is the Director of Social Services at Lexington Medical Center. Katherine completed her undergraduate studies at Gardner-Webb University and her Masters in Social Work at the University of South Carolina. As…
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