Category Archives: Nonprofit

Meals on Wheels of Greenville delivers 12 millionth meal

Greenville, South Carolina (September 19, 2018) – On Wednesday morning, Meals on Wheels of Greenville delivered its 12 millionth meal in Greenville County. Executive Director Catriona Carlisle and Barbara Burgess, a volunteer of over 30 years, delivered the meal together. The recipients were Cecil and Virginia Rollins, who have been receiving Meals on Wheels free…
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Upstate Transportation Coalition Celebrates PARK(ing) Day 2018

GREENVILLE, S.C. (September 17, 2018) – The Upstate Transportation Coalition will participate in PARK(ing) Day on Friday, Sept. 21—a day when parking spaces are transformed into interactive, family-friendly parklets. DATE: Friday, September 21 from 10am-4pm WHERE: Coffee Street, at the intersection of Main Street in front of Trio Brick Oven Cafe PARK(ing) Day is an…
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BBB Tip: Protect Yourself from “Storm Chasers” after a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters like wild fires, storms, tornadoes and hurricanes, often bring out the best in people, as strangers reach out to help others in need. Unfortunately, the aftermath of a crisis also brings out contractors taking advantage of those who have already been victimized. Better Business Bureau is warning homeowners affected by natural disasters to…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville welcomes new Kitchen Manager

[caption id="attachment_25478" align="alignleft" width="300"] Will Howard, Kitchen Manager[/caption] Greenville, South Carolina (September 14, 2018) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville is pleased to welcome Will Howard as Kitchen Manager. In this role, Howard will oversee the production of nearly 1,500 meals per day, supervise kitchen staff and volunteers, and manage food orders and inventory. “Will…
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Hope Remains Ranch – Annual Fundraising Banquet

Blue Jeans & Pearls Hope Remains Ranch Annual Fundraising Banquet WELLFORD, SC, September 17, 2018 – Hope Remains Ranch is hosting their annual fundraising banquet, “Blue Jeans & Pearls”, on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 6:30pm. Blue Jeans & Pearls will take place in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist North Spartanburg, located at 8740…
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Upstate Conservationists Present Check For Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park

OCONEE COUNTY, SC—Walhalla city leaders received a generous contribution from Upstate Forever Land Trust and affiliate Oconee Forever to help fund continued trail building in the new Stumphouse Mountain Bike Park. The land conservation organizations presented a $25,000 check to match project funding the city received from the S.C. National Heritage Corridor Grant Program. Construction…
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2018 Fall foreign language classes start the week of September 10th and are now open for registration at Upstate International

[Greenville, SC] --- We know you've been thinking about learning a new language, and now we have 11 reasons why you should: American Sign Language, Portuguese, Greek, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Thai. Impress your family, friends and colleagues. Enhance your resume, expand your employment opportunities and deepen your travel experiences.. Whether…
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Miracle Hill Ministries CEO Awarded Order of the Palmetto

[caption id="attachment_25127" align="alignnone" width="4032"] Reid Lehman and family with Governor Henry McMaster[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (August 29, 2018) – Miracle Hill Ministries’ longtime President/CEO, Reid Lehman, was awarded the Order of the Palmetto by SC Governor Henry McMaster at a ceremony held on August 27, 2018 at the Greenville Rescue Mission. The Order of the Palmetto…
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Voting for 2018 Hope Awards has been extended

[Spartanburg, South Carolina, August, 2018—] WORLD Magazine has extended their deadline for voting in the 13th annual Hope Awards for Effective Compassion to September 8th, 2018. In July, WORLD announced the southeast finalist for the Hope Award: Jump Start, a Christ-centered prison and reentry ministry for men and women. The annual Hope Awards go to…
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Business Leader Brian Thomas Joins Generations Group Board

[caption id="attachment_25027" align="alignleft" width="300"] Brian Thomas[/caption] Brian Thomas, a principal at DP3 Architects, has just joined the Board of Directors of Generations Group Homes. Brian is a graduate of Clemson University with a Masters in Architecture. With his wife and son, Brian has been a member of the Greenville Community for over 25 years. Brian…
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