Friends, Family, Community

4 Ways to Make Summer Easier for Children With Autism

Transitional times of the year mean shifting schedules, which can be particularly challenging for children with autism and their families. Whether you’re just beginning to learn about cognitive special needs, or have many years of experience, gaining insight into what has helped other families cope can be valuable. Holly Robinson Peete, actress and autism advocate…

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New Director Engages Adult Daycare Clients 

By Patrice Smith Curtis Inabinett, the new director at the Sea Island Adult Daycare on Johns Island, has been on the job for just four months but he’s already making a huge impact on the center’s clients. “Our clients are elderly and have dementia or Alzheimer’s so it’s imperative that their minds are stimulated,” Inabinett…

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Cane Bay Family YMCA Receives $10,000 Donation

The Cane Bay Family YMCA recently launched their capital kick-off campaign on May 10 and has already received donations from local organizations. At the 73rd Sixth District Annual Meeting at the North Charleston Convention Center, the Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi presented $5,000 in support of the Y’s capital campaign; and the donation…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina promotes Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is proud to announce the promotion of Chynna A. Phillips to Research and Policy Manager. As Research and Policy Manager, Chynna will be an integral member of the Foundation’s Initiative, Public Policy and Advocacy efforts which enhance the Foundation’s commitment to lifting families and individuals from poverty…

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100 Volunteers Needed to Support Summer Reading Program

Reading Partners, a nonprofit dedicated to closing the reading achievement gap for struggling readers in under-resourced elementary schools, is pleased to announce that it will be providing summer tutoring in partnership with the City of Charleston and the Charleston County School District. One hundred more volunteers are still needed to serve as tutors! The organization…

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SC State Graduate Continues Work in the Community

David White Jr., a graduate student at SC State University on the path to obtaining a master’s degree in entrepreneurship, has always searched for positive and informative ways to give back to his community. When White’s uncle and his wife, Eric and Kim Jackson, founded R3 Incorporated, an organization which mentors and encourages at-risk youth…

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Fresh Future Farm Prepares As Comcast Cares Day + Block Party With Deninufay African Dance & Drum Sets Up A Special Saturday In Chicora-Cherokee

Saturday, April 21, local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners will “make change happen” as they volunteer at projects across greater Charleston as part of the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day, the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event. Along with several projects around the Lowcountry, the Comcast Cares team will support…

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People Pedal CHS Kickoff Set For March 29

In 2014, Charleston Moves and the City of Charleston began collaborating to develop a “minimum grid” for moving around the peninsula by bicycle. As part of this process, over 1,300 constituents submitted their preferred bicycle routes to inform the network. After nearly four years, the People Pedal CHS plan is finally ready for unveiling. This…

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