Columbia, SC – The Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI), a local nonprofit dedicated to supporting individuals with severe mental illness and housing instability, has announced a major consolidation of its facilities. The organization has now centralized all its services at a new location, 2750 Laurel Street, marking a significantContinue Reading

Serve & Connect, a Columbia-based non-profit organization, is marking the seventh anniversary of its Greg’s Groceries program. Launched in 2017, Greg’s Groceries provides police departments with boxes of non-perishable food to distribute to individuals and families in need. The program is named in honor of Forest Acres Police Officer GregContinue Reading

Students from the Celebrate Freedom Foundation (CFF) recently took flight, not in the skies, but in the Lockheed Martin F-16 flight simulation project. Hosted at the South Carolina Statehouse, this hands-on experience marked a historic collaboration between the education and aerospace industries, giving students an exclusive opportunity to engage withContinue Reading

Senior Resources and the Lourie Center hosted an open house showcasing the Lourie Center, a wellness center for active adults 50 years and older who want to improve their lifestyle, learn new skills, and make new friends. Senior Resources and the Lourie Center unified in August 2023. The energy ofContinue Reading

In the spirit of modernizing holiday giving, The Salvation Army of the Midlands has introduced a tech-savvy twist to its iconic Red Kettle Campaign, making it more convenient for donors to contribute during this festive season. Gone are the days of scrambling for loose change; the familiar Red Kettle signsContinue Reading

$18,000 distributed to 18 groups during December In a heartwarming initiative during the festive season, Southern Paw Partners, Inc., operating as Thrifty Paws Boutique in West Columbia, S.C., is spreading joy and support to animal rescue organizations in the Midlands. Throughout December, 18 deserving animal rescue groups will each receiveContinue Reading

Leezas Care Connection proved once again that they know how to party with a purpose. Our annual Dare2Care gala was held at the USC Alumni Center and was filled with inspiration and gratitude. This year’s Dare2Lead honoree was Senator Katrina Shealy who was recognized for her personal journey as anContinue Reading