Category Archives: Nonprofit

Local businesses share sweet deserts to help others

(Greenville, SC) -  Local restaurants and bakeries are partnering with The Salvation Army for the 2nd Annual Sweet Desserts program in February.  The Sweet Desserts program was established to provide local restaurants or bakeries and their guests the opportunity to support The Salvation Army’s Social Ministries programs by showing love to those in need during…
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Local golfers compete at National Kidney Foundation golf classic finals

[caption id="attachment_1304" align="alignnone" width="591"] Greenville-based golfers Bob McEver, Doug Cecil, Thomas Keim, and John Barber competed in the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic National Finals held in Pebble Beach, California, January 16-18, 2016. (Photo/Provided)[/caption] Three Greenville-based foursomes comprised of Bob McEver, Doug Cecil, Thomas Keim, and John Barber, Michael Cox, William Bradshaw, Jeff Ware, and…
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BMW Charity Pro-Am announces list of participating charities

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Eighteen worthy organizations providing the community with services, ranging from meal support and affordable housing to pediatric special needs and veterans assistance, have been selected as the 2016 charity programs for this year’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. The tournament, managed by the non-profit organization South Carolina Charities, Inc., will take place…
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Habitat’s Abigail Springs neighborhood built on business, community support

TAYLORS, S.C. -- Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County has completed construction on Abigail Springs, Greenville County’s first mixed-income development with a 100% focus on home ownership for residents of all income levels. Construction began on the development in 2010, and was completed by the end of 2015. Habitat Greenville has built a total of…
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Swamp Rabbits and Sandlapper team up for Hockey Night

Greenville’s Swamp Rabbits and SANDLAPPER Securities invite the community for a special hockey night on Saturday, February 20th at 7 pm. Children with disabilities, developmental delays, and special needs will be participating in some of the pre-game activities as well as benefiting from this community event. Tickets are on sale through the link: www.CDShockey.com, where…
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Stop the Madness – A community conversation on violence

What is it about our culture that drives the seemingly endless violence around us? Stop the Madness: A Community Conversation on Our Culture of Violence, will look for answers to this question and explore ways we can begin to change our culture, particularly in how we raise boys into men. The conversation will take place…
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The Salvation Army in need of cold weather necessities

(Greenville, SC) – In an effort to combat frigid temperatures, The Salvation Army of Greenville is 
providing cold weather necessities to local citizens experiencing homelessness and needy families. Since the beginning of the cold weather season, The Salvation Army of Greenville has distributed over 200 coats, gloves, hats, and blankets to Greenville neighbors. Over 50…
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Miracle Hill to provide additional help to homeless during cold weather

UPSTATE, S.C. – Nationally, each year hundreds of unsheltered homeless people die from cold weather related issues including hypothermia. Miracle Hill participates in The White Flag Project that serves as an alert system in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Cherokee Counties to let people know when cold weather shelters for the homeless are open – typically when…
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The Blood Connection extends hours as donations needed before winter weather

With advancing winter weather conditions expected, The Blood Connection is asking blood donors to please make a blood donation to ensure the supply is available to meet demand. All Donation Center hours will be extended until 7 p.m. today and tomorrow. TBC is also adding additional blood drives in the communities it serves. “Just as…
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Ronald McDonald House names Kristi Hall Ayala new director of operations

Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas (RMHCC) is pleased to welcome Kristi Hall Ayala as their new Director of Operations. Ayala will be responsible for the day to day operations of running the House, facility maintenance and most importantly, managing all aspects of House residents and their stay. “We are thrilled to welcome Kristi…
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