Category Archives: Nonprofit

United Way of the Piedmont adds two new team members

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="18202,18203"] Spartanburg, S.C. (October 30, 2017) – United Way of the Piedmont is excited to welcome two new members to its team: Cierra Fowler, entering the role of Campaign Director, and Bryson McKinney, entering the role of Junior Accountant. Cierra comes to UWP from the hospice and home care industry where…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville welcomes new Director of Volunteer Services

Greenville, South Carolina (October 24, 2017) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to welcome Jessica Sharp as Director of Volunteer Services. In this role, Sharp will develop and implement strategic volunteer recruitment, engagement and retention plans, oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Volunteer Services Department, and represent Meals on Wheels…
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Meyer Center receives $22,500 donation from Wells Fargo

[caption id="attachment_18140" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Wells Fargo Upstate Market President Brian Rogers, Wells Fargo South Carolina Community Affairs Officer Susan Bankson and Meyer Center Director of Development Shannon Spurrier.[/caption] Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA (October 18, 2017) – The Wells Fargo Foundation presented a check to the Meyer Center for Special Children for $22,500 in support of children…
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The Palmetto Conservation Corps in the Upstate thanks Fluor and Duke for support

[caption id="attachment_18125" align="alignnone" width="2610"] Members of the Palmetto Conservation Corps work along side Table Rock State Park Rangers to clean up debris from recent natural disasters.[/caption] The Palmetto Conservation Corps is so grateful for the support provided by Fluor and Duke. Thanks to the training and certification programs they funded, the Corps has already completed…
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Habitat Greenville named 2017 EarthCraft Builder of the Year

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County has been named the 2017 EarthCraft Builder of the Year by Southface and the Greater Atlanta Homebuilder’s Association. The EarthCraft Builder of the Year award is a regional award given to one organization in recognition of a steadfast commitment to building performance and sustainable construction. This…
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Rebuild Upstate and Alpha Omega team up on roof

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Employees from Alpha Omega Construction, a local roofing and construction company, came out to build a roof for a Rebuild Upstate family today. Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. has proudly served the Southeast as an award-winning roofing company for more than two decades. Whether it is roofing, siding or gutters, they strive…
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International Business Leader Carlos Ghosn to Return to Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. – October 19, 2017 – The Greenville Tech Foundation will host internationally renowned automotive executive Carlos Ghosn for a private event on Nov. 7, 2017.  Mr. Ghosn is chairman and chief executive officer of the Alliance, the world’s largest automotive group. Mr. Ghosn is Chairman and CEO of France’s Groupe Renault and serves as chairman…
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Miracle Hill Ministries to Host 11th Annual Turkey Fry for the Homeless & Golden Ticket Surprise

[caption id="attachment_17833" align="aligncenter" width="989"] Volunteers make Miracle Hill's Great Possible Turkey Fry possible[/caption] “Thanks for Giving Food & Care Campaign” kicks off with Golden Ticket Surprise GREENVILLE, SC (October 24, 2017) - Miracle Hill Ministries, Upstate South Carolina’s most comprehensive provider of services to the homeless, has begun preparations for the 11th annual Great Possible…
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Big Thursday is a community event

It’s an old fashioned bazaar. It’s a shopping experience. It’s a barbecue lunch and a hot dog supper. It’s a display of talented bakers, artists, and craftsmen. It’s a silent and a live auction. Big Thursday presented by D&D Motors is an event that brings out the best from Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) support base.…
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YMCA of Greenville Opens its New Duke Energy Outdoor Classroom to Build Public Awareness of and Participation in Environmental Stewardship

[caption id="attachment_17791" align="alignnone" width="2000"] YMCA of Greenville Caine Halter Family Branch Outdoor Classroom powered by Duke Energy[/caption] New space is the only urban waterways project awarded a grant by Duke Energy Water Resources Fund YMCA of Greenville officially opened its new Duke Energy Outdoor Classroom at its Caine Halter Family branch today as an initiative…
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