Category Archives: Nonprofit

Don’t Get Scammed out of a Gift Card This Season

Gift cards are a quick and convenient gift giving solution. Whether you’re pressed for time or the recipient is hard to shop for, a gift card is sure to make the perfect gift. According to the National Retail Federation, gift card spending is expected to reach $27.6 billion this holiday season, with gift card purchasers…
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Preservation South Carolina, The Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina and Trinity Episcopal Church, Join Forces to Restore 158-Year-Old Sacred Space

December 13, 2018 - Abbeville, SC: The Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina, Trinity Episcopal Church, and Preservation South Carolina announced today that they will work together to restore the historic worship space at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Abbeville. A true landmark, the church structure was closed for safety reasons due to concerns that…
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The Center for Educational Equity Awarded United Way of Greenville County Grant

Columbia, SC: MPA Strategies client, the Center for Educational Equity, has been awarded a United Way of Greenville County grant towards the purchase of a database system for the organization. The Center for Educational Equity (CEE), a non-profit youth organization in Greenville founded by SC Representative Leola Robinson-Simpson, serves local, underprivileged children by providing after-school tutoring and other mentoring and educational services. For over…
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2019 winter foreign language classes start the week of January 7th and are now open for registration at Upstate International

[Greenville, SC] --- As cool weather finally arrives in the Upstate, UI has some cool new language class offerings for our winter semester! Classes offered this winter include American Sign Language, Portuguese, Greek, Hebrew, Russian, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Thai! Take advantage of our winter class offerings to impress your family, friends…
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Ellis & Bradley Turkey Fry for Miracle Hill Ministries Raises $100k, Feeds 2500

[caption id="attachment_28509" align="alignleft" width="300"] Volunteers work the cooling station at the 12th Annual Ellis & Bradley Turkey Fry for Miracle Hill Ministries[/caption] SPARTANBURG, SC (December 10, 2018) - The Ellis & Bradley Turkey Fry for Miracle Hill Ministries held on November 20, 2018 brought Upstate hearts and hands together to fry and smoke 559 turkeys,…
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Greer Relief: Help Needed

Santa came early and brought 90 bikes and helmets for our Christmas Morning Shoppe. Help us bring those bikes to Greer! This Thursday, 12/13 @ 11 am, Greer Relief needs volunteers to help us load bikes into a U-haul and help us unload them at our Christmas Morning Shoppe. For more information please contact Bill…
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Lourie Center Announces Midlands Lifelong Learning Winter 2019 Schedule

The Lourie Center, in keeping with its mission to provide opportunities for older adults to stay physically and intellectually fit, now offers continuing education for seniors. The Midlands Lifelong Learning Program is a community education program of academically stimulating courses for adults 50 years of age and older. Academics and professionals from the community will…
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America and the World: Why is Africa so Poor and Does that Impact Global Security?

[Greenville, SC] — Why is it that arguably the world's richest continent - in terms of natural resources - has some of the world's poorest people?  "Why is Africa so Poor," will delve into the history of African colonialism and how that has impacted the economics, politics and security of the continent today. If China, rather than the U.S., provides major…
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Burgess Metcalf Serves on Rebuild Upstate Board

The Rebuild Upstate Board has been elected for 2018. LS3P’s Burgess Metcalf has served the past two years as Chairman and will serve in 2018 as Past Chair. Thank you for your service, Burgess! About Rebuild Upstate: Rebuild Upstate is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving Upstate South Carolina low-income homeowners with home repairs and accessibility…
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