Category Archives: Nonprofit

40th Anniversary Big Thursday

The D&D Motors Big Thursday event benefiting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is Nov. 7, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. What began 40 years ago as a craft bazaar and bake sale has grown into a multi-faceted event that involves the whole community. Fairview Baptist Church in Greer annually hosts the event. Crafts, baked goods, and…
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Real Men Wear Pink Happy Hour

Local CEO hosting a happy hour to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness GREENVILLE, S. C., October 1, 2019 -- WHO: Kenny Ridgell, founder and CEO of Ridge Media LLC has been chosen as a candidate for the Real Men Wear Pink Campaign. WHAT: The Real Men Wear Pink Campaign encourages men to take a…
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Village Launch begins tenth cohort of grass-root entrepreneur academy with a $9,000 charitable gift from IBERIAbank

[caption id="attachment_37066" align="alignleft" width="2048"] IBERIABANK check presentation to Village Launch for $9,000[/caption] Greenville, SC – Village Launch is proud to launch its 10th cohort of grass-root entrepreneurs this fall in partnership with IBERIABANK. Village Launch serves as a resource hub that provides business training for emerging entrepreneurs in the Upstate community. The organization serves as…
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S.C. Wildlife Federation Announces Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund and Annual Scholarship Application Deadline

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) today announced the creation of the Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund in addition to the annual scholarship application period. The Nicole Chadwick Memorial Scholarship Fund was created out of a desire by community members to honor the long-lasting impact of Nicole Chadwick’s work for wildlife conservation. The new scholarship…
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Soby’s Brunch for a Cause Raises $16,750 for American Red Cross

Over 200 people attended a brunch on Sept. 14th to raise money for families impacted by Hurricane Dorian. Soby's and Table 301 donated 100% of brunch sales (including server tips) to the Upstate Chapter of American Red Cross to help in the recovery process after the devastating storm hit the Bahamas and parts of South…
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Rebuild Upstate receives $15,000 grant from The Leon Levine Foundation

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The foundation created by the founder of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has awarded Rebuild Upstate with a $15,000 grant. Following his retirement from Family Dollar in 2003, Leon Levine began his second career: building The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) into one of the Southeast’s largest and most impactful philanthropic organizations. As the…
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The Barbara Stone Foundation Hosts ‘CAN Talks’

An Event Where Ideas and Stories Will Challenge The Status Quo and Broaden Your Perspective Greenville, S.C. (September 14, 2019) – The Barbara Stone Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting visionary and creative programs for individuals with disabilities, will host a special event called ‘CAN Talks’ where six individuals with disabilities living in the…
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Habitat for Humanity and Local Muslim, Jewish, Christian Religious Communities Kick-Off Joint Construction of Home for Local Family in Need with Home Blessing Ceremony, Fellowship Dinner

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, a leading voice for affordable housing initiatives in South Carolina, recently kicked off construction of its Abraham Interfaith Build home construction project. Through this build, representatives from Greenville’s Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities will join forces to build a home for a hardworking area family in…
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Rebuild Upstate hires new office coordinator

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Rebuild Upstate has brought on Ashley Weekly as its new office coordinator. Weekly graduated from Liberty University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration as well as a previously earned an associate’s degree in business form Spartanburg Community College. After spending four years as the lead teller at SunTrust Bank, Weekly served…
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