Category Archives: Nonprofit

Sisters of Charity Foundation of S.C. selects Benedict students for President’s Fellow Program

(Columbia, SC---February 9, 2016) --- The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently selected two Benedict College students for their 2016 President’s Fellow Program. [caption id="attachment_1145" align="alignleft" width="150"] Tyler McAllister[/caption] Created in 2015, The President’s Fellow Program gives African-American male students, from Benedict College, the opportunity to use real-life experience to enhance their college…
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Judge Casey Manning to speak at Kids’ Chance Gala on Feb. 20

[caption id="attachment_1048" align="alignleft" width="225"] Judge Casey Manning of S.C.’s Fifth Judicial Circuit[/caption] Judge Casey Manning of S.C.’s Fifth Judicial Circuit will give the keynote address to members of the state’s legal and medical communities at the annual gala for Kids’ Chance of South Carolina on February 20, 2016. A statewide nonprofit organization that provides scholarships…
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Sweet & Savory fundraiser to be held April 28

(COLUMBIA, SC) – Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter is pleased to announce that the Sweet & Savory fundraiser will be from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the South Carolina State Museum Planetarium Lobby. During the event, local chefs will compete for best savory hors d’oeuvres and best sweet treats. This year’s chefs include: (as…
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Mast General Store to help feed the hungry this Valentine’s Day

The Mast General Store in Columbia is partnering with Harvest Hope this February 13 and 14 to fill its larder with food. The annual Be a Sweetheart, Feed the Hungry event matches each pound of candy purchased with a $1 donation to help ensure that those in our community needing a good meal will have…
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Collins & Lacy Attorney Elected to Kids’ Chance of S.C. Board of Directors

[COLUMBIA, S.C. February 3, 2016] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Ashley Kirkham has been elected to serve on the Kids’ Chance of South Carolina Board of Directors. Founded in 1992 by members of the workers’ compensation community, Kids’ Chance of South Carolina aims to aid the children of South Carolina workers…
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Casillas named Director of Development at Senior Resources

[caption id="attachment_965" align="alignleft" width="260"] Daniel Casillas, Director of Development for Senior Resources[/caption] Daniel Casillas has been named Director of Development at Senior Resources, Inc. He previously served as Development Coordinator for the agency. In his new role, Casillas will lead fundraising efforts and promote the mission of the agency throughout the community. Casillas is a…
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Wells Fargo Bank Provides $10,000 Grant to Midlands Housing Trust Fund

The Midlands Housing Trust Fund is pleased to announce receipt of a $10,000 contribution from Wells Fargo Bank for operational support. Midlands Housing Trust Fund Executive Director Brian Huskey stated, “Wells Fargo Bank has been a consistent and generous supporter of our efforts to create affordable housing for folks at or below 80% of area…
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More than 400 South Carolina families helped through Realtor flood program

COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 2, 2016) --  In October of 2015 South Carolina REALTORS (SCR) in partnership with the National Association of REALTORS,  began offering assistance to South Carolina’s flood victims through the REALTORS Relief Foundation (RRF). As of December 31st, the program has come to a close and the final numbers have been tallied.   …
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Gov. Haley to be honored at annual Ripples of Hope Gala on Feb. 25

COLUMBIA, SC (February 2, 2016) – City Year Columbia, an education-focused nonprofit whose teams of diverse young adults commit to a year of  full-time service in schools, will honor Governor Nikki Haley at its annual Ripples of Hope Gala on February 25th. Governor Haley will be given this year’s Idealism in Action Award due to…
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