Category Archives: Nonprofit

Wal-Mart provides $30 million to charitable organizations in S.C. during past fiscal year

SOUTH CAROLINA, May 10, 2016 – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced that over the last fiscal year they gave more than $1.42 billion in cash and in-kind contributions to support extensive social and environmental work. The contributions have furthered Walmart’s “whole systems” approach to continue advancing its commitments to creating economic opportunity for associates…
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American Red Cross Announces New Location in Sumter

The American Red Cross of Central SC has announced that it has relocated its Sumter office to 200 Miller Road in Sumter, S.C., in the Arts and Letters Building on the USC Sumter campus. The phone number remains the same at 803-775-2363. “We are very pleased with our new Red Cross office in Sumter,” said…
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First Citizens Bank Makes Donation to Plant it Forward SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – First Citizens Bank donated $5,000 to Plant it Forward South Carolina, an initiative by South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture, on May 9, 2016. Plant it Forward SC will provide relief funds specifically for covering a portion of seed costs for 2016, as well as hay losses livestock farmers suffered because of the…
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Shandon United Methodist Women donate to Meals on Wheels program

COLUMBIA, SC – May 4, 2016 – Senior Resources received a $600 donation from Shandon United Methodist Women to support the Meals on Wheels program. The women’s group also donated non-perishable food items to Senior Resources’ food pantry, which serves seniors who are on the Meals on Wheels waiting list. “We currently have a waiting…
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Midlands Housing Trust Fund receives money

NEW FUNDING The Midlands Housing Trust Fund Board of Directors is pleased to announce receipt of a new $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank for support of operations. Wells Fargo has been instrumental in helping the Midlands Housing Trust Fund build its capacity since the organization was founded. We are deeply grateful for their consistent…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. awards $69,750 to 34 organizations

(COLUMBIA, S.C., May 02, 2016) –The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded Caritas grants for the spring 2016 grant cycle.  These grants bear the name of one of the guiding principles of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, in omnibus caritas, meaning “in all things charity.” Caritas grants are awarded to…
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St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields Foundation awards grant to Meals on Wheels

COLUMBIA, SC – May 10, 2016 – Senior Resources received a $1,500 grant from the Cloak and Sword Fund of the St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields Foundation to support the Meals on Wheels program. The funding will be used to provide more than 200 hot, daily meals to home-bound seniors and disabled adults in the Midlands. “Eighteen percent…
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Shandon United Methodist Women support Meals on Wheels

[caption id="attachment_2879" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shown left to right are: Anne Shissias, Director of In-Home & Community-Based Services at Senior Resources; Pam Dukes, Executive Director at Senior Resources; Stephanie Dahlberg, a member of Shandon United Methodist Women.[/caption] Senior Resources received a $600 donation from Shandon United Methodist Women to support the Meals on Wheels program. The…
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2016 MGC Long Run Raises Over $31,000 for USO South Carolina

[caption id="attachment_2869" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured from left: Katie Kennedy, USO Operations and Programs Manager; John Marucci, USO South Carolina volunteer; Joanie Thresher, USO Director; Rusty Goudelock, MGC Founding Member[/caption] Columbia, SC – The MGC Long Run raised $31,446.90 for USO South Carolina. The USO South Carolina is a nonprofit organization that strengthens America's military service…
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