Category Archives: Nonprofit

Communities In Schools of the Midlands Wine Dinner July 10

The Communities In Schools of the Midlands Wine Dinner will be held Sunday, July 10, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at Blue Marlin, 1200 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Experience a special menu paired with Goldschmidt wines at Blue Marlin's Vista Room. Join Communities In Schools of the Midlands at its exclusive Wine…
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Annual Ryan Rawl Memorial Event to be held July 4 in Columbia

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott invites the community to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Memorial Event; in honor of Deputy and First Lieutenant Ryan Rawl, Military, and First Responders. The Sheriff stated that the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will host the Memorial Event on Monday, July 4, 2016. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m.…
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Bank of America supports S.C. Junior Achievement with $15,000 grant

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has made a $15,000 donation to Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina to support their programs on financial literacy. The funds will be used to teach K-12 students in the Midlands and the Lowcountry financial concepts that will better prepare them for the global economy. The programs will be…
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Harvest Hope Receives $25K Walmart Grant to Support Military and Veterans

Columbia, South Carolina (May 26, 2016) – Harvest Hope Food Bank received a $25,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program to support Operation HP (hunger prevention). This grant will help expand Harvest Hope’s services for active duty and retired military, veterans and their families. An established resource for the military community in South…
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Generation NeXt Summer Program for all ages

Summer months present a challenging time for parents with school-aged children who work full-time.  Most available summer programs are either (1) too costly, (2) operate on a half-day schedule or (3) do not offer adequate supervision, engagement, and activities for developing children and young teens. Generation NeXt Summer Camp will offer an affordable full day…
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EdVenture Museum to host Military Appreciation Days

COLUMBIA, SC – May 24, 2016 - EdVenture Children’s Museum will host Military Appreciation Days on July 4 and November 11 offering free admission to all military members and dependents. The three days will honor the men and women who serve our country and protect our communities. Free children’s lunches will also be provided during…
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Nominations being accepted for 7th Annual Best of Philanthropy Awards

June 2, 2016 (Columbia, S.C.): Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ expert on philanthropy, is seeking nominations for the 7th Annual Best of Philanthropy Awards. The Best of Philanthropy Awards honor ordinary people in the Midland’s community who make giving back a priority and in doing so, make a significant impact in our community. “There…
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Poker Run, Walk or Crawl on June 4 to Benefit Local Children’s Shelter

(COLUMBIA, SC) – Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts!  The Thunder Riders H.O.G (Harley Owners Group) Chapter #2051 is hosting a charity poker run, walk or crawl to raise money for Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter, a home for abused, neglected and homeless children. The fundraiser takes place Saturday, June 4th from 10am to 3pm at Thunder Tower…
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Holley Heating & Air donates $500 to American Cancer Society’s Best Chance Network

[caption id="attachment_3226" align="alignleft" width="300"] Continuing their mission of community support, Lee Bolyston (right) president of Holley Heating & Air presents this month's Holley Community Fund donation to Sabrina Early of the American Cancer Society's Best Chance Network.[/caption] Holley Heating & Air has recently donated $500 to the American Cancer Society's Best Chance Network. The Best…
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