Category Archives: Nonprofit

Sue Schneider receives United Way of the Piedmont’s Morgan Award

[caption id="attachment_11974" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Pictured left to right: Richard Dillard, Sue Schneider, and George Todd[/caption] Spartanburg, S.C. (February 20, 2017) – United Way of the Piedmont (UWP) is excited to announce that Sue Scheider is the 2017 recipient of The Morgan Award. The Morgan Award is given annually to United Way of the Piedmont leadership…
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FUEL President to serve as Board Member for the Meyer Center

[caption id="attachment_12057" align="alignleft" width="297"] FUEL President Warren Griffith[/caption] Greenville, South Carolina’s Meyer Center for Special Children recently added eight new members to their Board of Directors. FUEL President Warren Griffith was among those selected to help lead the Meyer Center into 2017, the organization’s 63rd year. “It’s quite an honor to be selected to this…
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Celebrate 100 Years of the American Red Cross Serving the Upstate

March 2017 Marks the Centennial Anniversary of the local American Red Cross. For 100 years the Red Cross has been serving the residents of the Upstate, providing help when it was needed most. To commemorate the past and kick-off the next century of Red Cross service to the Upstate, the former board chairs are hosting…
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Miracle Hill Ministries Expands Taylors Thrift Store for Greater Community Impact

Greenville, SC (February 15, 2017) – Miracle Hill Thrift Operations, a non-profit social enterprise that contributes nearly one million dollars annually toward Miracle Hill Ministries’ shelters and programs for the homeless, has expanded its Taylors thrift store by nearly fifty percent. A grand re-opening event will be held Saturday, March 4th, 9 a.m. – 2…
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Habitat Greenville raises walls on first home in new Veterans Build program

GREENVILLE, S.C. – On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County and the Waldrop family celebrated a milestone – the wall raising for the Waldrop family’s future home, which also marks the first home build for Habitat Greenville’s Veterans Build program. Habitat for Humanity’s Veterans Build program is an initiative to partner with local veterans…
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Holy Cross Pumpkin Patch Distributes $33,500 to Local Ministry Partners

Simpsonville, SC – Holy Cross Episcopal Church is pleased to announce that all of the proceeds from the 2016 Pumpkin Patch have been distributed to 10 charitable organizations in the Upstate, which will share in a total of $33,500. The ministry partners are Habitat for Humanity, Safe Harbor, Golden Strip Emergency Relief and Resource Agency,…
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Greenville Literacy Association Cements Partnership With Miracle Hill Ministries

[caption id="attachment_11838" align="alignleft" width="1267"] James Falero earns GED through Greenville Literacy-Miracle Hill partnership[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC (February 13, 2017) - A trial partnership between Greenville Literacy Association (GLA) and Miracle Hill Ministries to provide educational tutoring and training for the homeless and for individuals in recovery has now been solidified. “Although the partnership began with a…
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Engineered Systems dedicates Habitat for Humanity home

GREENVILLE, S.C. – On Wednesday, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County dedicated the Wilson family home with their newest build partner, Engineered Systems. As a Greenville-based company with a regional footprint, Engineered Systems wanted to give back to their community in a meaningful way. They opted to partner with Habitat because of Habitat’s impact on…
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Donate Military Items or Shop to Benefit the Future Museum

[gallery ids="11805,11806,11807,11808,11809,11810"] Above are items that have been donated so far. "I have quite a few items from when I served in the military during World War II and my family does not have any interest in having them," stated Bucky Smart, a local Greenville County resident who tuned 96 last year.  "I plan to…
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Leadership Greer Class XXXVII Hosts Oyster Roast to Benefit Class Project

The 13th Annual Cypress Internal Medicine Oyster Roast (shrimp boil and pig pickin’), might look a little different this year. The Leadership Greer Class XXXVII has adopted the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce’s annual event to benefit their class project, Play it Forward. The event will be held on Friday, February 24th from 6-9pm at…
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