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Dec 7, 2023

Erin Thompson elected to United Way of Greenville County’s Board of Directors

Erin Thompson, vice president of Messer Construction Co., has been elected to United Way of Greenville County’s Board of Directors. “As the local Messer team grows its presence in the Upstate, I’m proud to serve on the board of one of the community’s longstanding social impact leaders,” said Thompson. “Messer inv[...]

Dec 6, 2023

Progress Spotlighted at Greenville Housing Fund’s Annual Meeting

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Even in a year plagued by record high interest rates, Greenville Housing Fund celebrated significant achievements in tackling Greenville’s affordable housing challenges at its 2023 Annual Meeting Tuesday. With several new multi-family developments breaking ground this year and in 2024, and new incentiv[...]

Dec 5, 2023

Two statewide awards for Habitat for Humanity of Greenville

Habitat for Humanity of Greenville took home two major honors at the annual SC Best in Business Awards this week. President and CEO Monroe Free won Gold in the Best Non-Profit Executive category while the organization took home Silver in the Non-Profit Organization of the Year category. “Monroe’s award is well deserved,” s[...]

Dec 1, 2023

Dollar General Awards $20,000 in Adult Literacy Grants in Greenville County, $100,000 Over Past Decade

GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Literacy Association (GLA) and United Ministries (UM) were awarded 2023 Adult Literacy Grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, a $20,000 investment in the Greenville County community building upon nearly $100,000 contributed in the past decade. GLA and UM are not-for-profit, charitable organizations that have been serving the community for […]

Dec 1, 2023

Habitat Greenville Restores celebrating anniversaries this Saturday with savings

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The two Restores in Greenville will be offering 25% off of all full-priced donated items this Saturday, December 2, as part of their anniversary celebrations. The Restores at 3033 Wade Hampton Boulevard and 1818 Woodruff Road will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and offer numerous home items including applia[...]

Nov 21, 2023

Habitat affiliates in Laurens and Greenville merge to create more affordable housing

LAURENS, S.C. — Using an all-volunteer team of dedicated board members working with the community, Habitat for Humanity of Laurens County has done an amazing job for the past 20 years of meeting the need to create affordable housing across our area. However, as the demand for more housing opportunities increase, it is time[...]

Nov 16, 2023

Jasmine Road Receives South Carolina Angel Award

Jasmine Road is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious ‘Angel Award’ from South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond for its outstanding charitable services. This recognition is a result of the dedication and collaborative efforts of our talented team and volunteers, who consistently strive to serve t[...]

Nov 13, 2023

Habitat Greenville adds Fields as first Vice President of Equity

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Habitat for Humanity of Greenville’s first Vice President of Equity brings decades of community service leadership to new role. A Michigan native who grew up in Greenville, Joseph Fields is charged with leading a new Habitat program to increase Black homeownership in the greater Greenville County by buildi[...]

Nov 8, 2023

Local businesses play flag football tournament, raising money for Greenville’s homeless

Broadstreet, Inc., a Greenville-based private equity firm, hosted several local Upstate businesses on November 2 at Flour Field for a flag football tournament that raised $30,000 for Sunday Dinner with a Twist, a local nonprofit with a mission to feed the homeless community and offer basic needs for survival in their current sit[...]

Nov 7, 2023

Rebuild Upstate Named Bank of America’s 2023 Neighborhood Champion®

Nonprofit Will Receive $50,000 in Grant Support and Virtual Leadership Training to Advance Economic Mobility in the Upstate GREENVILLE – Bank of America today announced Rebuild Upstate as the 2023 Neighborhood Champion® awardee for their work advancing economic mobility and building up underserved neighborhoods in the Upstate[...]

Nov 1, 2023

New Behavioral and Mental Health Guide for Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties Released

Spartanburg, S.C. – United Way of the Piedmont (UWP) announces the release of an updated guide to behavioral health services in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties. This is a project of the United Way’s Behavioral Health Task Force (BHTF). The BHTF is a task force of agencies and community leaders who meet to determine[...]

Nov 1, 2023

Naturaland Trust Celebrates 50 Years of Land Conservation

Greenville, S.C. – With a celebration event held yesterday that drew more than 150 conservationists and civic and community leaders from across S.C., Naturaland Trust – a nonprofit land conservation trust established in 1973 by Greenville native Tommy Wyche – honored the Trust’s 50 years of protecting special, wild and o[...]