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Community Outreach

Sep 28, 2023

Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Party at the Playground

We invite you to Party at the Playground, our Playground Grand Opening event! Come out and enjoy a fun day and see our new playground at our Johns Island campus. This family friendly event and the kids will have a blast on the new equipment, jumping on the jump castle, getting their face painted, and […]

Sep 19, 2023

Parker’s Kitchen Makes $135,000 Round-up Campaign Donation to Lowcountry Food Bank in Honor of Hunger Action Month

Parker’s Kitchen — an award-winning convenience store and food service company with locations across coastal Georgia and South Carolina — recently donated $135,000 through a round-up campaign to support the Lowcountry Food Bank, a nonprofit organization providing food to more than 200,000 food-insecure individuals across 1[...]

Aug 31, 2023

The Newest Addition to Columbia Connectors

The Columbia Connectors announce Lauren Johnson as the group’s new Connectors Coordinator. Lauren will be joining the Connectors with a passion for driving community engagement and fostering the future of Columbia by providing opportunities for business growth, personal development, and community connection. She will be bringing her experience in social media marketing to the group […]

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 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 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 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 23, 2023

7th Annual Taste on the River Unites Midlands’ Best Restaurants for a Night of Festivities in Support of West Columbia’s Beautification Foundation

The highly anticipated 7th Annual Taste on the River event is set to bring together the finest restaurants from the Midlands region on Tuesday, June 13, 2023, from 5:30 – 9 PM. Hosted at the scenic Stone River venue located at 121 Alexander Road, West Columbia, the event promises an evening filled with fun, delectable [&hellip[...]

May 9, 2023

Dominion Energy Employee, Advocate for Local Teachers Recognized as Volunteer of the Year

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Lowcountry resident who distributes free school supplies to teachers in need has been honored by her employer as a 2023 Dominion Energy Volunteer of the Year. Mary Ann Wright, a customer assistance supervisor for Dominion Energy in Charleston, has served on the Teachers’ Supply Closet board of directors [...]