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Helping those needing assistance with utility bills

Help is available for customers who need assistance with utility bills By Mike Callahan In the early days of the pandemic, Duke Energy took swift action to help customers knowing the financial burdens that would result for many due to the health crisis. We suspended electric service...

09/27/2020

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Charitable Raffles In LIMBO - NO MORE!

September 29 Update Charitable Raffles are legal again! And this time, it's permanent. Bill S.719 was signed by the Governor yesterday. The Secretary of State's office is in the process of restoring the raffle pages on their website (including online registration), and updating forms and...

09/25/2020

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SC Legislature Directs $25M CARES Act Funds to Nonprofits

UPDATE: September 23rd, the Legislature adopted H.3210, the state’s CARES Act Phase 2 funding allocation that includes a fund for grants to Nonprofits and the Governor signed. See this blog for application process. In the Bill: $25 million - Total Nonprofit Grant Program Grant...

09/24/2020

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Together SC Announces New Board Members, Selected by South Carolina Nonprofits - Press Release

Monroe Free elected Board Chair as Together SC aids nonprofits struggling with impacts of pandemic

09/22/2020

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Anti-Racism: Moving to Systemic Change

Since the murder of George Floyd, the Charleston community has seen weeks of multi-racial protests, removal of the Calhoun statue from Marion Square and lots of conversations about how we as a community move forward. As our mission is, in part, to eliminate racism, the YWCA Greater Charleston,...

08/17/2020

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Our Collective Call to Action for Race Equity

Recognizing the Covid-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on minority communities and our current awakening around the issues of racial and social injustice, Together SC is undertaking an aggressive approach to educating, empowering and equipping nonprofit leaders to tackle systemic racial...

08/13/2020

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Black Nonprofit Leaders Group: What Are We Waiting For?

We should all be afforded opportunity. Thankfully, during my twenty plus years in the nonprofit arena I have had many, including the opportunity to put on different hats and develop into a fundraiser. Learning about development, after years of being locked into direct service and outreach,...

08/3/2020

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Nationwide Nonprofit Job Boards

Moving out of state? Visit the career centers run by our state associations colleagues to search available nonprofit jobs across the nation: National Council of Nonprofits Career...

07/31/2020

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Join the Stay SC Strong Campaign

Hello Allies As a nonprofit leader, you know better than most the effect COVID-19 has had on all aspects of life in South Carolina. To help combat the spread of the disease, DHEC has recently launched a public health campaign - Stay SC Strong. The campaign focuses on delivering key messages...

07/7/2020

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Become a Broadband Community Champion

Dear Together SC Allies: COVID-19 has laid bare that SC’s lack of Internet connectivity hurts so many families who can't access educational resources, healthcare services and job opportunities. Further, since we are all social distancing and currently trying to do everything from home...

06/21/2020

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Resources for Free Legal Services

Charleston Legal Access Launches Legal Clinic to Help Nonprofits Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis Lana Kleiman - Executive Director, Charleston Legal Access lana@charlestonlegalaccess.org Charleston Legal Access (CLA) is thrilled to partner with law firms Nelson Mullins and Jackson Lewis, Lawyers...

06/21/2020

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Three Take-Aways from Melanie Huggins as Outgoing Board Chair

Dear Together SC members and allies: For the past year, it has been my honor to serve as your board chair. As I hand over the gavel to my colleague, Monroe Free, I appreciate being asked to share what’s on my mind as we move forward in unprecedented times. So, I’m sharing three...

06/19/2020

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