Category Archives: Community Outreach

College of Charleston Receives $10,000 from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to support Elementary Engineers and the Charleston STEM Festival

(Charleston, SC) The College of Charleston Foundation announced a $10,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the non-profit arm of Dominion Energy, to fund Elementary Engineers and the Charleston STEM Festival. The Elementary Engineers program focuses on three areas: teacher workshops, student engagement through field trips, and summer enrichment programs. Students are involved in…
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Save the Light Half Marathon and 5K set for Feb. 3

Race supports Morris Island Lighthouse preservation [FOLLY BEACH, SC] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to partner with Save the Light, Inc. to host their annual half marathon and 5K, set for Feb. 3, 2018. Both USATF-certified races start at 8:30 a.m. and will begin and finish near the Folly…
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Bank of America Employees Partner with Lowcountry Food Bank to Donate $20,000 and Volunteer to Help Address Food Insecurity in Coastal South Carolina

Event Part of Annual Give A Meal program; For Every $1 Donated, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation Gives $2 More WHAT: Bank of America employees packed food today for the coastal Carolina community that the Lowcountry Food Bank at the Lowcountry Food Bank. In addition to providing hands-on support, the bank also donated $20,000…
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Business Community Invited To Disrupt Poverty

Despite the ever-growing economic opportunity in the Lowcountry, poverty is still a pervasive issue for many citizens. Palmetto Community Action Partnership is working to change this. The Disrupt Poverty Forum is an interactive day in which direct service providers, community members and thought leaders will collaborate on innovative solutions to disrupt the cycles of poverty…
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