Category Archives: Nonprofit

Greenville Humane Society Presents New Event: Howling for Hope

GREENVILLE, S.C. – August 12, 2019 – Greenville Humane Society is excited to host a new community event, Howling for Hope, on Saturday, August 24 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support the thousands of sick and injured animals treated at the Healing Place every year. The dog-friendly event will…
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Meals on Wheels of Greenville receives gift from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Greenville, South Carolina (August 13, 2019) – Meals on Wheels of Greenville has received $2,700 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation. The funds will support the organization’s daily meal program for homebound individuals in Greenville County—specifically the purchase, production and distribution of meals. “Foundations that support good quality and nutritious food, such as what…
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SWITCH honors FUEL with Champion Award for 2019

Greenville, SC -- SWITCH, a nonprofit organization with a mission to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation in the Upstate of South Carolina, awarded FUEL, a marketing agency in downtown Greenville, SC, the Champion Award for second quarter of 2019. The Champion Award, in its first year of inception, is presented to one individual and…
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Cycling Team Raises Over $40,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association

[caption id="attachment_35463" align="alignleft" width="1128"] Calder Brothers Corporation 2019 Ride To Remember Team[/caption] Fifteen cyclists sponsored by Calder Brothers Corporation, manufacturer of Mauldin Paving Products, recently participated in “A Ride to Remember” cycling event raising $42,392 for the Alzheimer’s Association. The Calder Brothers team cycled 252 miles across the state of South Carolina to help advance…
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“Hire Me SC” Campaign Changing Culture of Disability Employment

August 1, 2019 (GREENVILLE, S.C.) – South Carolina’s unemployment rate for individuals with disabilities is one of the highest in the country — leaving a largely untapped, capable pool of talent for businesses across a diverse range of industries. [caption id="attachment_35343" align="alignleft" width="450"] Karl Hoecke, an employee at Riverbanks Zoo[/caption] In response, a statewide coalition…
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The Advanced Institute for Development and Learning (AID-L) Hosts ‘Chip-In For Charity’ at Topgolf Greenville on August 25th

GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 30, 2019) – The Advanced Institute for Development and Learning (AID-L) is hosting a ‘Chip-In For Charity’ fundraiser on August 25, 2019 at Topgolf, a new premier golf entertainment venue in Greenville, to raise money for programs and services that support families caring for children with special needs. ‘Chip-In for Charity’ starts…
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The 15th Annual Reedy River Duck Derby raises record $87,280

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Rotary Club of the Reedy River Greenville presented checks to 12 local charities for a combined amount of more than $87,000 on Tuesday evening, raised from the 15th Annual Reedy River Duck Derby. More than 10,000 yellow rubber ducks went over Reedy Rivers Falls in May as part of the annual…
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Benson Classic Car Show Set for August 3

The 13th Annual Benson Classic Car Show benefiting Greer Community Ministries (GCM) is Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Greer First Baptist Church, 201 W. Poinsett St. The SC Region Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) is helping plan the event that raises funds for Meals on Wheels and other GCM programs.…
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Kauffman to lead GCM

Donny Kauffman is the new executive director at Greer Community Ministries (GCM). He will lead the nonprofit ministry in its mission to serve the homebound, elderly, and disadvantaged in the greater Greer area. [caption id="attachment_35128" align="alignleft" width="225"] Donny Kauffman to lead Greer Community Ministries[/caption] “We are thrilled to have Donny on our team and are…
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