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Non-Profit hosts 12th Annual Money Fair Free for Area Residents

The Increasing H.O.P.E. Financial Training Center is pleased to announce its 12th presentation of Money Fair Saturday, August 5th, 2017 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Alfred Williams Community Center at 4441 Durant Avenue in North Charleston. In addition to providing financial literacy and education during its annual community outreach, the non-profit organization will give Back to School supplies to the first 100 students.

Dorothea Bernique

Money Fair 2017 is a free, interactive community event with something for the entire family. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask financial experts questions about a variety of topics that include, home ownership, credit restoration, banking, insurance, and investments. Children will have fun meeting and greeting Increasing H.O.P.E.’s mascot “Mo Money” as he makes learning about money fun.   

“We are thrilled to offer this day of financial enrichment to the community each year. says Dorothea Bernique, Executive Director of Increasing H.O.P.E. “We’ve partnered with some of the top financial service providers in the area. All under one roof with one purpose, to provide hope, education, and empowerment that will lead attendees to financial freedom.” explains Bernique.

There will be food vendors, games, and giveaways throughout the entire day. Money Fair 2017 is free and open to the public, but attendees are asked to visit to register.

Increasing H.O.P.E. Financial Training Center a non-profit organization with a passion for seeing individuals and families become educated, enriched and empowered in the area of personal finance.  H.O.P.E. is an acronym for Helping Others Prosper Economically.

Corporate Sponsors include South State Bank, BNC Bank, and TD Bank.

For more information about Money Fair 17, Sponsorship or Vendor opportunities call 843-225-4343 or visit

Aug-05-17 4:20 pm - Aug-06-17 4:20 pm