Category Archives: Community outreach

Nominations Now Being Accepted for the 2019 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change

The Spartanburg County Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2019 Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change. This annual award honors individuals who are making a significant difference in Spartanburg County through innovation, community leadership, and civic participation. The recipient of the Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change…
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Furman University hosts former NFL player Wade Davis in Community Breakfast honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

[caption id="attachment_29109" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Former NFL player Wade Davis will present "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere: Sustaining the Struggle for Equity” at Community Breakfast.[/caption] Former NFL player, equality advocate and educator Wade Davis will speak Friday, Jan. 18, during a Community Breakfast celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King,…
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Spinx Donates $174,000 To The American Cancer Society

Greenville, S.C. – DECEMBER 10, 2018 – Stewart Spinks, Founder and Chairman of The Spinx Company, recently presented a check for $174,104 to Kelly Jamerson, Corporate Relations Manager for the American Cancer Society. During the month of October, all Spinx convenience stores participated in the campaign and collected donations from customers to support the efforts…
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Urgent Need for All Blood Types After Snowstorm

Without blood donations, hospital supplies could be interrupted. Greenville, SC (December 10, 2018) –The Blood Connection has announced an urgent need for all blood types after the winter storm caused approximately 600 units of blood to go uncollected yesterday. A strong donor response is needed in order to recover and meet hospital needs. “The path…
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Upstate Real Estate Team Launches Homes 4 A Cure Fundraiser

Allen Tate Realtors® Alan and Cathy Harry to donate 10 percent of every transaction Allen Tate Realtors® Cathy and Alan Harry of The Harry Real Estate Team have joined forces with the South Carolina affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to launch an ongoing fundraiser, Homes 4 A Cure. The Greenville, S.C.-based…
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Allen Tate Realtors® Raise $30,000 for Public Education in the Upstate

More than $180,000 raised across the Carolinas from 2018 FUNday events Allen Tate Realtors® in Upstate South Carolina recently raised more than $30,000 to benefit public education, as part of the company’s 21h Annual FUNday event. Every year, Allen Tate agents, employees and guests gather to raise money for local public education organizations. This year,…
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Spartanburg Youth Provides Community Outreach Through Family Photographs

Jeremiah Drummond’s program provides free family photos to guests at the Soup Kitchen of Spartanburg on Thanksgiving Day FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GREENVILLE, S.C.—Jeremiah Drummond, a junior at North Greenville University, will provide free photos of families and friends who gather this Thanksgiving at the Soup Kitchen of Spartanburg, Thursday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The…
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Spencer Hines participates in The United Way

Spencer Hines participated with The United Way in helping fill bags for the needy. All of Spencer Hines agents and staff participated. We filled 50 bags with food for them to distribute. Carly Burns and Maria Madden with The United Way came to our office today to explain what The United Way does for families…
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Chapman Cultural Center participating in the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Spartanburg, SC - November 14, 2018 -- Chapman Cultural Center will again join #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take…
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