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Community Outreach

Aug 2, 2023

SRMC and SRNS team up to help fund Habitat for Humanity home in Aiken

AIKEN, S.C. – The two largest Department of Energy contractors at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently partnered to make the dream of owning a home come true for an Aiken family. Both companies contributed $10,000 to pay for building materials to enable Aiken County Habitat for Humanity (Aiken County HFH) and their volunteer[...]

Jul 28, 2023

TD Bank Group Grants $250,000 to Emanuel Nine Memorial

TD Bank Group today announced a $250,000 grant for the Emanuel Nine Memorial. The grant will support the creation of a permanent memorial honoring the nine clergy and church members murdered at the Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in 2015 – a tragic event, steeped in anti-black racism and hate. “We[...]

Jul 27, 2023

Clear the Shelters Free Adoption Event

WHO: Columbia Animal Services WHAT: Clear the Shelters Free Adoption Event WHEN: August 1st, 2023 – August 31st, 2023, Monday – Friday 12 PM – 5 PM and Saturdays 9 AM – 4 PM WHERE: Columbia Animal Services, 127 Human Ln Columbia SC 29209

Jul 26, 2023

Parker’s Kitchen Raises $241,000 to Fight Hunger Through Latest Round-Up Campaign

As part of an ongoing commitment to give back to the community and to be a force for positive change, Parker’s Kitchen recently raised $241,523 to support America’s Second Harvest in Georgia and Lowcountry Food Bank in South Carolina through a round-up campaign. The latest round-up campaign focused on food insecurity and lau[...]

Jul 24, 2023

Every 1 Voice Matters to Host 6th Annual Back-To-School Extravaganza

Ladson, SC – The local educational nonprofit, Every 1 Voice Matters will hold its 6th Annual Back To School Extravaganza on Sat., Aug. 12 from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. at the CCSD District 4 Regional Stadium at 3659 West Montague Ave. in North Charleston. E1VM’s will be providing 1,000 bookbags filled with school supplies, [...]

Jul 13, 2023

Connie Maxwell Children’s Ministries selected as one of 100 Lowe’s Hometowns Community Impact Projects

Greenwood, SC – Lowe’s has announced that Connie Maxwell Children’s Ministries (CMCM) renovation of the Dunbarton house is one of 100 community projects to be completed this year as part of Lowe’s Hometowns, the company’s largest-ever community impact program. Launched in 2022, Lowe’s Hometowns is a five-year, $100 m[...]

Jul 6, 2023

Goose Creek NAACP Presents Our 2023 Sneaker Gala in Support of Our Community Initiatives

The Goose Creek NAACP is planning our 19th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Ceremony for Saturday, September 30, 2023. The theme for our event is “Thriving in 2023.” Our annual Freedom Fund Fundraiser, is a long-standing tradition that brings together NAACP members and community supporters to raise funds to support the operati[...]

Jun 15, 2023

Greg Olsen Hosts 2nd Annual HEARTest Yard Celebrity Golf Classic at Kiawah Island Club

Kiawah Island Club and its owners, South Street Partners, were honored to join their member and friend, Greg Olsen – NFL analyst and former Carolina Panthers tight end – and his family to host the Second Annual HEARTest Yard Celebrity Classic presented by Lexus on June 11 – 12th at the Club’s Tom Fazio-designed River[...]

Jun 13, 2023

4th of July Celebration on Lake Murray presented by Lexington Medical Center

12:00 PM: Patriotic Boat Parade at Bomb Island Enjoy the patriotic display as locals & visitors decorate their boats in ways that will leave you amazed! Viewable from the park sites at the Lake Murray Dam after 12:30 PM or by boat! This year’s theme is “Red, White, Blue and You”. Prizes: 1st place $400, […]

Jun 12, 2023

Oak Road Brewery Celebrates 8th Anniversary by Releasing New Beer in Support of Charleston Memorial Stair Climb

Summerville, South Carolina – As part of its 8th anniversary celebration, Oak Road Brewery will release the #NeverForget beer, brewed through its Women in Brewing initiative. This limited series juicy IPA is specifically brewed in support of Charleston Memorial Stair Climb’s mission of paying tribute to the 412 First Respond[...]

Jun 8, 2023

Pancakes for a Purpose for the Dogtopia Foundation

Pancakes for a Purpose for the Dogtopia Foundation at Eggs Up Grill Cane Bay located at 1718 State Rd., Summerville, SC Dogtopia of Summerville is hosting Pancakes for a Purpose, a pancake dinner fundraiser to benefit the Dogtopia Foundation. Tickets are $10 and all ticket sales and all proceeds and donations go towards sponsoring a […]

May 31, 2023

Best-selling author and former Midlands resident brings his new books to Columbia on June 10

Roger Hutchison, a former Midlands author and spiritual leader, returns to Columbia at All Good Books on June 10 for readings and conversations around his two recently released books. Hutchison’s “The Art of Calm” explores his struggles with mental health—which included panic attacks so severe they required hospi[...]