The S.C. Chapter of Federal Bar Association is giving back to food banks this holiday season. S.C. Chapter President Janet Brooks Holmes and President-elect Beattie Ashmore presented Harvest Hope Food Bank with a check for more than $10,000. Board members voted unanimously December 3 to roll out the campaign toContinue Reading

The Board of Directors at Senior Resources held its 53rd Annual Meeting virtually December 10 to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and recognize the support of several key community partners. The FY2020 Annual Report was also presented at the meeting and can be viewed online at seniorresourcesinc.org/annual-report. OfficersContinue Reading

The tenth annual “Operation Spread the Joy” (OSJ) campaign is once again collecting items to distribute Christmas Eve morning to Columbia’s homeless. OSJ volunteers are available now through December 20 at two drop-off locations throughout the Midlands to accept contributions: Debi & Co. Salon, 2401-B Dutch Fork Road in Chapin,Continue Reading

Bank of America has named Senior Resources a Neighborhood Champion, in recognition of their work to advance economic mobility in Columbia. This recognition includes $50,000 in grant funding and virtual leadership training from experts in the nonprofit sector. The Neighborhood Champions program is invitation-only for nonprofits who have demonstrated strongContinue Reading

Senior Resources is in need of volunteers to deliver hot meals to Meals on Wheels clients in Richland County. Meals on Wheels provides meals to elderly, frail, and home-bound residents at lunchtime five days a week by volunteers. The Meals on Wheels program relies heavily on student groups from localContinue Reading

A food drive benefitting Sharing God’s Love will be held this Saturday, December 5 from 9 am – 3 pm. The event is sponsored in part by: Heather Whitley, Edward Jones Financial Advisor. They will be accepting non-perishable and canned foods, masks, paper products, and personal care items at 1331Continue Reading

Senior Resources has earned Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit and Outstanding Fundraising Executive Large Nonprofit honors from the Association of Fundraising Professional Central South Carolina Chapter for the 2020 AFP Honors National Philanthropy Day Awards. Senior Resources was awarded the Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit for the commitment to meeting the nutritionalContinue Reading

Retired Richland County deputy sheriffs and others making deliveries By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Less than one day after delivering 80 Thanksgiving Week dinners to senior citizens across Columbia and the Midlands, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s (RCSD) Project H.O.P.E. was at it again: This time collecting 300 “love bags”Continue Reading

Like many of you, I have powerful memories of holidays from my childhood. Christmas snowglobes, nutcrackers, twinkling lights and staying in my pajamas all day long! There are lots of images, smells and things that rest peacefully in my memory, but mostly there are feelings. That’s what a holiday reallyContinue Reading