Category Archives: Nonprofit

Red Cross Issues Top Memorial Day Safety Steps for Swimming, Grilling and Fireworks

[caption id="attachment_14302" align="alignnone" width="836"] Danielle Toussaint, 9, is happy to be able to swim in the deep end. Photo by Connie Harvey/American Red Cross[/caption] This Memorial Day many people will be swimming, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely…
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Habitat Greenville and Lowe’s celebrate National Women’s Build Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. – In celebration of National Women Build Week, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County and Lowe’s Home Improvement are teaming up to address and advocate for affordable homeownership for women, one nail at a time. On Saturday, May 13, female employees from Lowe’s Cherrydale will spend a day volunteering alongside women representing Greenville…
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Meyer Center golf tournament raises more than $500,000 for students with special needs

[gallery columns="2" size="full" ids="14145,14146"] Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA (May 10, 2017) – On May 2, the Meyer Center for Special Children hosted the 29th annual Kids Classic Golf Tournament at Green Valley Country Club and The Cliffs Valley, Keowee Falls and Mountain Park courses, raising $570,00 to support children with disabilities. Nearly 370 golfers participated in…
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YMCA of Greenville Raises Record-Breaking $1.18 Million for Annual Open Doors Scholarship Campaign to Ensure Accessibility for All

[caption id="attachment_13979" align="alignnone" width="5520"] The YMCA of Greenville unveiled the largest amount ever raised for its Annual Open Doors Campaign and for any YMCA in South Carolina. L to R back: Dan Eller, volunteer campaign chairman; Jamie Inman, chief mission advancement officer; Evelyn MacLeod, Open Doors Scholarship recipient; Geoff Turner, director of annual giving; Scot…
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YMCA of Greenville to Benefit Reedy River through $80,000 Grant from Duke Energy

[caption id="attachment_14110" align="alignnone" width="3000"] Bill Barringer, director of new facilities development; Lillian Darby, YMCA of Greenville member and donor/advocate; Jamie Inman, chief mission advancement officer; Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe, Duke Energy State President, South Carolina; and Nikki Grumbine, board president, Friends of Reedy River[/caption] Grant allows YMCA to expand public awareness of and participation in environmental stewardship…
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American Heart Association Donates Athletic Balls To YMCA Of Greenville

[caption id="attachment_14052" align="alignnone" width="992"] (left to right) Chuck Villa, Jarden Process Solutions; Jamie Johnson, YMCA Sports Cabinet Chair, Libby and Chuck Dalton, AHA 2017 Heart Ball chairs, Sam Franklin, COO YMCA of Greenville[/caption] (GREENVILLE, SC)  The American Heart Association along with Jarden Process Solutions presented over 250 athletic balls to the YMCA of Greenville at…
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Rebuild Upstate gets $52,000 grant

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Rebuild Upstate was awarded $52,000 Tuesday by Greenville Women Giving which will provide critical home repairs for 49 more homes in the community. The non-profit agency specializes in home repairs and accessibility improvements. Home repairs can range from small plumbing fixes to roof and floor replacements. Accessibility improvements range from installing grab…
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