The South Carolina Autism Society (SCAS) is having their 15th Annual Strides for Autism Virtual Walk this month and the grand finale will be live April 24 from 10 – 11:30 am. You have the opportunity to rise up for autism by registering individually or as a team all month:Continue Reading

Former HHFB Board Chair Erinn Rowe to Lead Organization After a nationwide search, the Harvest Hope Food Bank Board of Directors has named Erinn Rowe Chief Executive Officer of the organization effective immediately. Rowe, a Midlands banker and former Harvest Hope Board Chair, joins with an immediate understanding of theContinue Reading

For 35 years members of St. Vincent de Paul Society, named for the patron saint of all works of charity, have given to the homeless in Columbia.”No one thinks about the homeless around Christmas time,” said Robert Keeder, Vice-President, Basilica of St. Peter St. Vincent de Paul Society in Columbia. “We atContinue Reading

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 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