The Leadership Columbia Class of 2022 (LC22) has announced its Bike & Lock drive in partnership with Transitions Homeless Center. Throughout the month of April, LC22 will be working to secure donations of bicycles, locks, and helmets. The goal of the campaign is to provide Transitions clients with access toContinue Reading

When the American Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign in the fall of 2014, it was with one objective: to prevent the tragic loss of life due to home fires. Since then, the South Carolina Region has helped lead the national effort to make homes safer alongside partners, includingContinue Reading

Family Connection of South Carolina has named Alfonso Franco to their board of directors. Family Connection provides resources and services to families who have a child with a disability or chronic health condition. Franco is currently the Community Impact Director for the American Heart Association. He completed his undergraduate degreeContinue Reading

Chapin Garden Club recently received a $250 grant from Espoma Garden Products. To secure the grant, members were invited to tour Cold Creek Nurseries in Aiken. Cold Creek Nurseries has been in business since 1977. They pride themselves on being a full-service nursery, providing advice, plants, and supplies to meetContinue Reading

Local Veterans organization Celebrate Freedom Foundation has one week left to stuff their Huey helicopter with toys to support the U.S.Marine Corps “Toys For Tots ” annual campaign. Please support this effort to brighten the holidays for the many needy children and families by dropping off a new, unrapped toyContinue Reading

The mission of Camp Sertoma is to nourish the minds and bodies of our youth by providing challenging, meaningful and memorable experiences through camping, aquatics and relationships, thereby strengthening their capacity for leadership, teamwork, perseverance and understanding of and love for others giving back through life-changing experiences. Members of theContinue Reading

Senior Resources has announced a $25,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to support the organization’s meal delivery program. The program provides a critical, once-daily meal and wellness check for eligible Richland County seniors. This program seeks to address two of the biggest obstacles elderly community members face dailyContinue Reading

In honor of the Federation Center of the Blind’s 60th-anniversary celebration, Center Board Chair Ed Bible (left); Frank Coppel, past president of the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina (NFB of SC) (center); and Jennifer Bazer, current NFB of SC president, sliced a special anniversary cake. Affiliated withContinue Reading

At an event to celebrate the growth of Greg’s Groceries, a police-community relations program started by Serve & Connect, a Columbia, SC-based non-profit, AT&T and FirstNet presented the organization with a $125,000 contribution to further expand the reach and impact of Greg’s Groceries. In the last twelve months, Greg’s GroceriesContinue Reading