Category Archives: Nonprofit

Rebuild Upstate marks 10th anniversary with 160 repairs, sets goals for 2020

Rebuild Upstate marks 10th anniversary with 160 repairs, sets goals for 2020 GREENVILLE, S.C. – More than 1,400 volunteers helped Rebuild Upstate change lives in 2017 by working on 477 projects in 160 homes in four counties. These numbers come from Rebuild Upstate’s 2017 Impact Report, which was created in part to honor the agency’s…
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Jane Coleman Awarded Lifetime Membership from YMCA of Greenville for Long-Standing Impact to South Carolina Youth in Government Program

[caption id="attachment_20970" align="alignnone" width="4032"] L to R: Charlotte Capers Bledsoe, YIG participant; Cameron Obioha, YIG participant; honoree Jane Coleman; and Mary Capers Bledsoe, executive director, SC YMCA Youth in Government,[/caption] Coleman is the first female recipient of this honor GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 13, 2018) — The YMCA of Greenville announces that Jane Coleman has been…
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Greenwood Genetic Center Welcomes Two to Board of Directors

[gallery columns="2" link="file" size="full" ids="20963,20962"] Greenwood, SC (March 13, 2018) – The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Board of Directors welcomed new members, David Fleming, PhD and Chris Przirembel, PhD at their quarterly meeting in March. Dr. Fleming is Associate Dean for the Clemson University Graduate School. He earned a PhD from the College of Education…
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Chris Manley wins Fred Sheheen Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership

[caption id="attachment_20929" align="alignleft" width="225"] OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. - Chris Manley, Rebuild Upstate’s founder and executive director, received the Fred R. Sheheen Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Tuesday. The award recognizes individuals of the statewide nonprofit membership organization Together SC, who have utilized organizational and resource development to effectively manage a nonprofit group.…
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Chris Manley wins Fred Sheheen Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Chris Manley, Rebuild Upstate’s founder and executive director, received the Fred R. Sheheen Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Tuesday. The award recognizes individuals of the statewide nonprofit membership organization Together SC, who have utilized organizational and resource development to effectively manage a nonprofit group. It is sponsored by the Fred Sheheen…
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Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands Will Celebrate Go-Getter Cookie Entrepreneurs During National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

Greenville, SC—Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands will join other Girl Scout councils across the United States February 23–25 to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018. This celebration rings in a new century of fun, learning, and excitement that selling cookies has powered for girls over the past 101 years. The weekend…
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Rogers Group Donates $8,500 to Miracle Hill Shelter for Women and Children

[caption id="attachment_20621" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shepherd's Gate homeless shelter for women and children[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (February 28, 2018) - The Rogers Group, operating Ashmore Brothers in Greer, South Carolina, has made an $8,500 gift in support of Shepherd’s Gate, Miracle Hill Ministries’ 58-bed homeless shelter for women and children. The gift will underwrite the direct cost…
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Community Foundation presents grant to GCM

[caption id="attachment_20534" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Caption: Greer Community Ministries received a Capacity Building Grant from the Community Foundation of Greenville. Presenting the check to Stephen Smith, center, executive director, was Bob Morris, foundation president, and Sue Priester, board chair.[/caption] Caption: Greer Community Ministries received a Capacity Building Grant from the Community Foundation of Greenville. Presenting the…
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Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce Names President

(GREER, SC) The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce executive committee is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Marjorie M. Dowd as its new President/CEO. Dowd has served as the Director of Education and Economic Development at Greenville County Schools since 2010. Dowd said, "I think Greer's success is that it has managed to keep…
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Annual Meals on Wheels Event Provides More Than 55,400 Meals to the Homebound

Greenville, South Carolina (February 6, 2018) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville’s annual Sweetheart Charity Ball on Saturday, February 3 provided over 55,400 meals to the homebound in Greenville County. “We are extremely grateful to our generous sponsors, volunteers and supporters for donating their time and resources to help us kick off Meals on Wheels’…
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