Category Archives: Nonprofit

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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Commerce Club to Host Mrs. Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe

Commerce Club will host Mrs. Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Leah Tutu, on Wednesday, May 10. Mrs. Tutu-Gxashe will be here to raise awareness for the Desmond Tutu Tutudesk Campaign Centre. With more than 95 million children in sub-Saharan Africa without classroom desks, the organization’s mission is to provide 20 million Tutudesks…
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Wells Fargo raises walls of Habitat Home

GREENVILLE, S.C. – On Friday, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County and corporate partner Wells Fargo raised the walls of the latest home to be built in Habitat’s Grace Point community. The home is being built for the Woodruff family. As a Habitat Greenville program participant, Aquata Woodruff will complete 20 hours of homeownership education…
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American Red Cross appoints Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Miles-Kupka has joined the Palmetto South Carolina Region of the American Red Cross as the chief operating officer. “We want to help people in their time of need,” Kupka said. “To do this, we must develop and maintain strong relationships with our volunteers, donors and partners.” [caption id="attachment_13798" align="alignleft" width="195"] Nicole Miles-Kupka[/caption] Kupka will…
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Stacey Bevill Joins Board of Directors of National Nonprofit, Mental Fitness, Inc.

Spartanburg, South Carolina — Stacey Bevill, owner of Spartanburg-based Ask and Receive, Inc., a full-service marketing firm, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Mental Fitness, Inc. (MFI), a national nonprofit that brings arts-focused, evidence based programs into schools to build resilience in youth. [caption id="attachment_13784" align="alignleft" width="250"] Stacey Bevill[/caption] Mental Fitness was…
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Goodwill Champions Tribute to Host Henry Winkler as Keynote Speaker

Greenville, SC | April 26, 2017 – Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina is pleased to announce that Henry Winkler, author and former star on American Sitcom “Happy Days” as Arthur Fonzarelli, will deliver the keynote address at the ninth annual Champions Tribute on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the TD Convention Center. The Champions…
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American Red Cross appoints Colby as Executive Director for the Upstate

Lisa M. Colby has joined the Palmetto South Carolina Region of the American Red Cross as executive director for the Upstate SC chapter. [caption id="attachment_13507" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lisa Colby[/caption] “I’m so excited to join the American Red Cross team,” Colby said. “The organization’s work already has such strong credibility and goodwill in the community. My…
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2017 Red Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament and Auction

[caption id="attachment_13423" align="alignleft" width="1053"] 2017 Red Ribbon Classic Golf Tournament and Auction[/caption] Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) and the Chris and Kelly’s HOPE Foundation will be hosting the Red Ribbon VIP Party on Sunday, May 7th, 2017 at Green Valley Country Club at 5:00pm. The next morning, Monday, May 8th, 2017, the 29th annual Red Ribbon…
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Historic partnership formed in Sterling Community

GREENVILLE, S.C. – A coalition of area public and private partners came together Tuesday to break ground for a new residential development in Greenville’s Sterling neighborhood. Leaders from Habitat for Humanity, The City of Greenville, Homes of Hope and Christ Church Episcopal broke ground a project that will house 13 families on Jenkins Street to…
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GHS partners with Miracle Hill for Super Hero Cycle event

Greer, South Carolina (April 20, 2017) – Greenville Health System and Miracle Hill Ministries have teamed up to host the Super Hero Cycle™ on June 3, 2017, a new fundraising event to benefit the more than 3,000 homeless children and adults served by Miracle Hill each year across the Upstate. “We are so pleased that…
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