Category Archives: Nonprofit

GTCHS raises over $5K for Julie Valentine Center

The Greenville Tech Charter High School student body raised $5,560 for the Julie Valentine Center, this year’s Spirit Week charity. Center Director Shauna Galloway-Williams accepted the check from the students. The Julie Valentine Center is a nonprofit organization that provides free, confidential services to sexual assault and child abuse survivors and their families. Students raised the money by attending a…
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McClain named Executive Director of the Governor’s School for the Arts Foundation

Timothy McClain has been named Executive Director of the Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) Foundation in Greenville, SC. In this role, Mr. McClain will manage the organization’s fundraising operations and will represent the Foundation throughout the state of South Carolina. The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, S.C., is…
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Thrive Upstate announced as new name for disability service provider

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Greenville County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, the county’s largest and oldest provider of services for those with disabilities, has announced its new name: Thrive Upstate. The non-profit has chosen this new name to more accurately represent its role in the lives of those with disabilities and in the community. In addition…
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Defenders for Children connects teens with fishermen to fight child abuse

GREENVILLE, S.C. – For the thousands of children abused in South Carolina, it is often difficult for them to relate to adults as friends and role models. Defenders for Children, a Greenville nonprofit that aims to break the cycle of child abuse, wants to change this relationship between abused children and adults, one fishing trip…
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YMCA Camp Greenville chosen for national project

GREENVILLE, SC - The National Inclusion Project has partnered with YMCA Camp Greenville to create an inclusive environment where children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. As part of the partnership, the National Inclusion Project provides the Let’s ALL Play program model, training, expertise, annual Power of Play Conference and a wide network…
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Navy League dinner meeting with speaker

The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 with the encouragement of President Theodore Roosevelt. The Navy League has grown into the foremost citizens’ organization to serve, support and stand with all the sea services – the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard and Merchant Marine. The Navy League is…
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Ronald McDonald House Charities to hold Ronald Cup Golf tourney in April

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas is pleased to present its 12th Annual Ronald Cup Celebrity Classic will be held on Sunday, April 24th and Monday, April 25th at Green Valley Country Club. Celebrities expected at the 12th Annual Ronald Cup Celebrity Classic are as follows: • Adam Humphries: NFL Wide Receiver,…
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Miracle Hill’s Jaclyn Pinkham wins Volunteer Administrator of the Year award

[caption id="attachment_2234" align="alignnone" width="480"] Jaclyn Pinkham, left, receives the Volunteer Administrator of the Year award. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] Upstate, SC – Jaclyn Pinkham, Volunteer Coordinator for Miracle Hill Ministries, has won the coveted “Volunteer Administrator of the Year Award” from the South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA). According to Heather Lother, Chair of the Upstate chapter…
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Greenville Zoo Foundation announces title sponsor for annual 5K

Greenville SC - The Greenville Zoo Foundation today announced Pelham Medical Center as the title sponsor of the 2016 Zoom Through the Zoo, which will take place on Saturday, April 2. Approximately 400 runners are expected to participate in the Greenville Zoo Foundation’s annual fundraiser, which is celebrating its third year and has the distinction of…
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Women Giving Spartanburg welcomes new program liaison

SPARTANBURG – Women Giving for Spartanburg is pleased to welcome Rebecca Parrish as new program liaison. Rebecca will lead in critical programmatic and administrative support for the giving circle’s volunteer committees. Rebecca brings a broad knowledge in the nonprofit sector and strong management skills to this position A native of Lakeland, Florida and graduate of…
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