Category Archives: Nonprofit

Converse College Donates Space for Hub City Empty Bowls Event

Hub City Empty Bowls will sponsor two free and public pottery bowl-making sessions at Converse College on Saturday, July 13, at 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. The bowls made during these creative and grassroots events will be used later to raise money to feed needy Spartanburg citizens through TOTAL Ministries, a faith-based agency that aids…
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Rebuild Upstate to begin repairs on 100th home of 2019

Greenville, S.C. - On July 1, 2019 Rebuild Upstate will begin repairs on its 100th home of 2019. The Piedmont area home will be receiving extensive repairs including bathroom plumbing repairs, new HVAC, electrical repairs, new windows, and new water-resistant flooring. Rebuild Upstate receives public and private funds to support home repairs. This home is…
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Make-A-Wish® South Carolina Announces New VP of Mission Advancement

Make-A-Wish® South Carolina is pleased to announce that Amanda Osborne is joining the staff of the chapter as its new Vice President of Mission Advancement. In her role, Osborne will help build relationships and engagement with constituents throughout the state that transform lives. She will also serve as a leader to a dynamic team of…
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CDS Selected As Recipient the 2019 Agracel “Can Do Fund”

Greenville, S.C. (June 26, 2019): The Center for Developmental Services (CDS) was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Agracel “Can Do Fund”. Agracel, Inc. employees selected CDS to receive a $10,000 gift to support operations and programs for the 8,000 children who receive services at CDS. Presenting the check were Jason Vaughn, Richard Blackwell,…
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BBB® of the Upstate Welcomes Shannon Reilly to the 2019 Board of Directors

{Greenville, South Carolina, June, 2019} Better Business Bureau® serving the Upstate welcomes Shannon Reilly, Director of Business & Community Relations for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, Realtors as the newest member to the BBB Board of Directors. [caption id="attachment_34125" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shannon Reilly[/caption] "Just as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS has a…
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Carolina A/A Raises $115,000 For Cancer Research

Carolina Auto Auction hosted their 2nd Annual Legacy Dinner & VIP Charity Auction event in May. The 3-day charity event raised $115,000 for the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University! The auction’s 14th annual charity golf tournament and a Purple Ribbon Car Sale to rounded off the 3-day event, with 1500 cars sold with a…
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The Blood Connection Honors Local Military Families

The Blood Connection to Host Blood Drive Week of July 4 Greenville, SC (June 25, 2019) – As another patriotic holiday approaches, The Blood Connection (TBC) would like to recognize its generous blood donors for stepping up during Memorial Day Weekend. Because of those donors, TBC will be donating more than $7,000 to The Blood…
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Bridge Builder Series Home Build Pairs Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, the Greenville Police Department and Local Churches

Wall raising ceremony marks the start of Bridge Builder construction bringing together local groups to foster communication, collaboration and community Greenville, S.C. (June 25, 2019) – The Habitat for Humanity wall raising ceremony for the Greggs Family marked the official start of the non-profit organization’s Bridge Builder series, a set of home construction projects designed…
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Josh Lee Memorial 5K Raises Record $56,000

Spartanburg, S.C. – The University of South Carolina Upstate is pleased to announce the 4th annual Josh Lee Memorial 5K raised a record $56,000. The race, named in honor of the late Josh Lee—a cross country runner who was one of four student-athletes killed in a car accident in October 2015—was held May 4 on USC…
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W.I.S.H. Society Debuts in Greenville Led by Outstanding Women in the Community

Gregory Pest Solutions® Presents the Inaugural Ladies’ Society Program to Benefit Make-A-Wish® South Carolina Wishes for children battling critical illnesses need caring community partners. Make-A-Wish and Gregory Pest Solutions are proud to announce the W.I.S.H. Society. Through the Society, outstanding women in our community will be recognized as Women Inspiring Strength and Hope. The inaugural…
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