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Happy spring from the Young Philanthropists of Greenville County!

I have the honor and privilege of leading the YP Council for 2017. For those who do not know, the YP Council is a group of volunteers chosen to lead the efforts and initiatives of Greenville County’s Young Philanthropists (United Way leadership donors aged 40 and under). In 2016, the YPs came together and raised more  $1.2 million for our community. In addition, our membership...

Posted: Monday, May 08, 2017 Related: Education

By Kamilah Staggers, Director, BOOST Greenville

 

At BOOST Greenville, we believe the inspiring men and women who work as afterschool professionals in programs across our community are making an invaluable difference in the lives of our children. That's why we encourage everyone to join us ithe week of April 24 as we celebrate the national Afterschool Professionals Appreciation...

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017 Related: Education

For the next two months, all across this great community we’re fortunate to call home, thousands of donors and volunteers and hundreds of local companies will join with United Way of Greenville County to make our community a better place to live and work. 

They will do this by participating in our annual community campaign, which we kicked off Sept. 6 with a goal of raising $17 million for United Way programs and initiatives.

Supporting...

Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2016 Related:

BOOST Greenville recently joined the Every Hour Counts National Learning Community, a group comprised of expanded-learning system-builders from 13 cities and regions from around the country. This National Learning Community will offer BOOST Greenville an opportunity to share our work with...

Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Related: Education

The recent announcement that GAIHN and United Ministries, two high-impact nonprofits serving Greenville County, have begun the process of merging is exciting and positive news for our community. It also triggers a great discussion about collaboration and how/why nonprofits join forces to do their work.

When is the right time...

Posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Related: Basic Needs | Financial Stability

In their small office tucked into a corner of Greenville Technical College, Adela Mendoza and Sara Montero-Buria of the Hispanic Alliance are hard at work focusing on a solution for a mounting issue in Greenville County: how to successfully connect Greenville County with the booming Hispanic population, and vice versa.  Businesses, government, the school system, the healthcare system, nonprofits, and the faith community are only a few of the systems...

Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Related: Basic Needs | Education | Financial Stability | Health | Income

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