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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
The mission of the YMCA is “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.” Here at the Summerville YMCA we are for Youth Development, for Healthy Living and for Social Responsibility. We are dedicated to making an impact on the health and common good of our community.  The Young Men’s Christian Association was founded in London, England in 1844 at the end of the Industrial Revolution...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
HTC Community Builders is a new acknowledgement through which we recognize the significant effort of our volunteers to improve local health outcomes. LaShandra Morgan and Margaret Peck, co-chairs of the Diabetes Coalition, have continuously shown their dedication to the prevention of type 2 diabetes. Last month, they wrote and submitted a grant in the hopes of expanding the Diabetes Prevention Program into the rural communities of the Tri-county...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Our agency’s goal is to meet people where they are in life, addressing their needs holistically to move them toward stability, then on to self-sustainability. SC Thrive focuses on food security, healthcare resources, and financial wellness through work supports such as SNAP, Medicaid and tax credits, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credits. Additionally, SC Thrive offers Mental Health First Aid training to provide awareness...
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Trident Literacy Association’s mission is to help adults reverse the cycle and impact of generational poverty and illiteracy through the acquisition of vital life skills. Trident Literacy Association (TLA) is a registered 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1972 and has since grown to one of the leading adult education agencies serving Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley counties, and the detention centers. TLA was founded in 1972 by Pat Gibson who...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN), a 501c3 non-profit organization incorporated in May 2010, was founded through a groundbreaking public/private partnership between Charleston County Council, the City of Charleston, the City of North Charleston and Charleston County School District (CCSD), local organizations, and community leaders. Our vision and purpose is to transform our “Neighborhood”, a 5.6 square mile area of Charleston County that...

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