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North Columbia community block party

By Blog, In The News, Our Work, Press
Last week, we hosted the Block Party Finale hosted in partnership with Richland County Sheriff's Department, Columbia Police Department, Columbia Parks & Recreation Department, City of Columbia Government and our North Columbia Youth Empowerment Initiative partners. The event at Lorick Park helped build relationships between the community and law enforcement...
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SERVE & CONNECT SELECTED BY STAND TOGETHER FOUNDATION AS ONE OF THE MOST TRANSFORMATIVE NONPROFITS IN THE COUNTRY

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Serve & Connect is proud to announce it has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Program, a management training and peer-learning program to help nonprofits grow, scale, and replicate their success. Serve & Connect is one of 13 nonprofits chosen to join the growing community of 212 organizations across nearly all 50 states,...
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Serve & Connect supports City of Charleston Police with packing, delivering Greg’s Groceries boxes in areas of need

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On Monday, August 30, 2021, tents and tables went up, and food pallets started stacking up in the Hazelwood Community of West Ashley in Charleston, SC. A diverse group of Charleston Police Department officers, new recruits, volunteers from the community, and representatives from AT&T, First Net, and the Columbia-based nonprofit...
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Greg’s Groceries Update

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On July 22nd, Serve & Connect joined thirty law enforcement agencies across the state to celebrate their use of Greg’s Groceries as a tool for positive outreach and trust-building statewide.  Greg’s Groceries provides boxes of non-perishable food to law enforcement agencies across South Carolina. The boxes are intended to create...
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See what’s happening in Kershaw County

By Blog, In The News, Our Work
We are excited about the momentum in Kershaw County. Working with our partners, we are formalizing, "Kershaw Together." Kershaw County and City of Camden represent one of our Compass Partner communities. Together with our partner organizations, we are focused on strengthening trust and connection among police, community organizations, and people with lived...
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North Columbia community block party

By Blog, In The News, Our Work, Press
Last week, we hosted the Block Party Finale hosted in partnership with Richland County Sheriff's Department, Columbia Police Department, Columbia Parks & Recreation Department, City of Columbia Government and our North Columbia Youth Empowerment Initiative partners. The event at Lorick Park helped build relationships between the community and law enforcement...
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A Hero in Blue

By History, In The News

BY MELISSA ANDREWS A dark shadow was cast on the gloomy afternoon of Sat., Oct. 3, 2015. A dark yet still somehow beautiful shadow created by the blue uniforms of hundreds of police officers solemnly marching down Devine Street on their way to the funeral of a hometown hero. It…

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Our Founder

The 2017 Best of Philanthropy Awards

By In The News, Our Founder

BY MELISSA ANDREWS Every year, Central Carolina Community Foundation and Columbia Metropolitan Magazine partner to honor people in our community who are making a difference. This year, three individuals and one company have been selected, and they are each extraordinary in their own right, having found a calling to help…

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See what’s happening in Kershaw County

By Blog, In The News, Our Work
We are excited about the momentum in Kershaw County. Working with our partners, we are formalizing, "Kershaw Together." Kershaw County and City of Camden represent one of our Compass Partner communities. Together with our partner organizations, we are focused on strengthening trust and connection among police, community organizations, and people with lived...
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North Columbia community block party

By Blog, In The News, Our Work, Press
Last week, we hosted the Block Party Finale hosted in partnership with Richland County Sheriff's Department, Columbia Police Department, Columbia Parks & Recreation Department, City of Columbia Government and our North Columbia Youth Empowerment Initiative partners. The event at Lorick Park helped build relationships between the community and law enforcement...
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