Category Archives: Nonprofit

EdVenture names Robin K. McCants as Director of Extended Day Programs

COLUMBIA, S.C. - EdVenture is pleased to announce the hiring of Robin K McCants as the organization’s Director of Extended Day Programs (Club EdVenture). McCants, who grew up in upstate New York State, she draws on more than 39 years of professional experience to empower teachers and parents to encourage all children to soar. With…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation awards $496,500 in Grants

(COLUMBIA, S.C., July 21, 2016) – The Sisters of Charity Foundation awards $496,500 to twelve grantees addressing the root causes of poverty in South Carolina. The Foundation’s mission to address generational poverty is reflected in its decisions made in the area of grant making. The Foundation works with grantee organizations to affect organizational and community…
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Bank of America Charitable Foundation gives $10,000 to Midlands Housing Trust Fund

The Midlands Housing Trust Fund is pleased to announce receipt of a $10,000 contribution from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for operational support. Midlands Housing Trust Fund Executive Director Brian Huskey stated, “Bank of America’s Charitable Foundation has been a pacesetting supporter of the Midlands Housing Trust Fund for four consecutive years now. This…
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore Announces First Annual “ReUse Contest”

Columbia, SC (July 20, 2016) – The Central S.C. Habitat for Humanity ReStore is encouraging all Midlands residents to showcase their creativity and talent for a chance to win the inaugural “ReStore ReUse Contest”.  Anyone that has built/remodeled/refurbished something this year using predominantly reused materials can enter.  The purpose of the contest is to show…
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Group Spreads Joy to Active-Duty Military Men and Women with Care Packages

(COLUMBIA, SC—July 19, 2016) --  Several local organizations have partnered to collect items for Blue Star Mothers of America, a nonpolitical 501(c)3 nonprofit made up of women with children who are currently serving or have served in the military. The personal care items, non-perishable foods, games, notes of support, and letter-writing supplies that they gathered…
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March of Dimes Welcomes Dee Anne M. Miller as Development Specialist

(Columbia, S.C., July 18, 2016) – The March of Dimes is pleased to announce that Dee Anne M. Miller has joined the Central South Carolina Market as Development Specialist. Most recently Mrs. Miller was a Marketing Specialist for Image Group Inc., and she serves as Youth Director for St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. A resident…
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Edventure receives $14,000 donation from Terminix

[caption id="attachment_4169" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lex Knox, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Terminix Service, Inc. (from left); Allison Whittle, Director of External Relations; and Karen Coltrane, President and Chief Executive Officer, both of EdVenture.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – TERMINIX SERVICE, INC, the largest termite and pest control company in the Carolinas, presented a check for $14,000…
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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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