Friends, Family, Community

City of Charleston Reports on Progress of Eastside Initiatives

August 13, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg, Police Chief Luther Reynolds and other city officials attended a neighborhood meeting organized by the Eastside Community Development Corporation to give an update on city initiatives in the Eastside neighborhood. Mayor John Tecklenburg said, “Together, we’ve made real progress here on the Eastside in recent years, but as last week’s…

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My Sister’s House Announces New Location To Increase Community Services

My Sister’s House, Inc., the community’s longest operating domestic violence organization, is pleased to unveil the location of their new administrative office on Spruill Avenue in North Charleston. Since 2002, My Sister’s House has operated out of two locations – a client-centered safe shelter and an administrative site for client follow-up, volunteer interviews, training, and…

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Charleston will Host Annual 9/11 Heroes Run to Honor Those Lost on September 11th and the Wars Since

The Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) will host the Charleston 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race at 9am, on September 7th at Charleston Fire and Police Department – Daniel Island. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor our veterans, military, and first responders who serve…

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Lowcountry Food Bank’s Agency Conference Offers Best Practices and Industry Resources for its Food Pantry Partners

The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), which distributes food to nearly 300 partner agencies including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries to serve people who struggle with hunger, held its fifth annual Agency Conference this week. LCFB’s Agency Conference provides its agency partners with best practices for food service, connects them with resources that enhance their skill base…

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Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month 2019: Let’s Make History

Central Carolina Community Foundation, the Midlands’ local center for philanthropy, invites the community to join the annual Black Philanthropy Month (BPM) celebrations throughout August 2019. Black Philanthropy Month is a national, coordinated effort to celebrate African American and African-descent giving in all its forms. The Foundation will celebrate the month by sponsoring local events and…

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Charleston County Parks Foundation hosts Sunset Cruise August 25: Fundraiser to support Foundation’s Pass It Forward Project

Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s (CCPRC) non-profit partner, the Charleston County Parks Foundation, will host their annual sunset cruise on Aug. 25 in an effort to raise funds for the Pass It Forward Project, which provides scholarships to CCPRC programs like summer camps. Boarding for the cruise will begin in Shem Creek starting at…

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