Nonprofit CHEER! Meet Up - Columbia

Brought to you by Together SC and Central Carolina Community Foundation

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center

1107 Williams Street Columbia, SC 29201-3035 United States
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Category: Member Gatherings

Midlands Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leaders - We miss seeing you. 

We are ready to be back in person with our colleagues and what better place to start than in the heart of the state.  

We have partnered with our friends at the Central Carolina Community Foundation (and any other funders who want to join in) to bring you Nonprofit CHEER - Community Hangout to Enhance Equity in Relationships!

What's Nonprofit CHEER?

An opportunity for funders and nonprofit leaders to come together with no strings or expectations other than to build authentic relationships. Let's celebrate the summer solstice in recognition of blogger Vu Le’s suggestion that socializing together helps break down barriers. Area grantmakers who are joining include:

Welcoming New Execs

Many new execs joined during the pandemic. At last, we can welcome them in person. If you are a new CEO or ED, be sure to let us know you are attending so we can help introduce you aroung.

Exploring the Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center

Plan on exploring the terrific new Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center that opened right before the pandemic and is available for nonprofits to rent for retreats and other events. The Girl Scouts will talk about their work and provide a guided tour of the facility. 

There will be light refreshments and door prizes for those in attendance!

So, join us for networking to get you back in the groove.

Attendees (125)

Elizabeth Anderson

Executive Director

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS)

Jeff Armstrong

Executive Director

Family Promise of the Midlands

Adrienne Bellinger


SC Women in Leadership

Sue Berkowitz


South Carolina Appleeseed Legal Justice Center

Barbara Black


Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Jabari Bodrick

Director, Education and Resiliency

United Way of the Midlands

John Browne

Executive Director

Vital Connections of the Midlands, Inc.

Steven Burritt

Regional Executive Director

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Hannah Carnes

Resource Development Officer

United Way of the Midlands

Marcheita Cockfield

Reception and Information Assistant

Senior Resources

Marti Colucci

Leeza's Care Connection

Dawn Darby

Executive Director

The Therapy Place, Inc.

Melissa DeClue


Amplify Missions

Kimberly Dennis

Operations Manager

Serve and Connect

Sarah DeVenny

Community Outreach Coordinator

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Kena Dill

Marketing Manager

United Way of the Midlands

Sarah Eargle

Executive Director

Newberry County First Steps

Natalie Fouty

Executive Director/Founder

Key Changes Therapy Services, Inc

Rachael Fulmer

SC Business Developer

Lutheran Services Carolinas

Betty Gardiner

Director of Grantmaking and Development

South Carolina First Steps

Claire Gibbons



Tricia Gordon

Executive Director

Barnwell County First Steps

M. Green

Executive Director

Transgender Awareness Alliance

A'Netra Hardy

Regional Outreach Paralegal

SC Legal Services

Robin Harriford

Grants Manager

EdVenture Children's Museum

Kathryn Harvey


Neue South Collective

Quinn Hayes

Program & Grants Manager

United Way of the Midlands

Amy Holbert

Chief Executive Officer

Family Connection of South Carolina- Parent Center

Monica Hudgens

H.U.G.S AmeriCorps Program Director

Leeza's Care Connection

Kimberly Humphrey

GCS Relations Associate

Richland County Government and Community Services

Patrick Jinks

Certified Leadership and Strategy Coach

The Jinks Perspective

Cheryl Johnson Benjamin

Sr. Dir., Health Council

United Way of the Midlands

Tamara Joseph


Transgender Awareness Alliance

Sarah Kelley

Chief Operating Officer

New Morning

Erika Kirby

Executive Director

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation

Janie Lauve

Interim Director

Carolina Wildlife Center

Andrea Loney

Executive Director

SC Legal Services

Viktoria McKenna

Development Director

Ezekiel Ministries

Blake Meharg

Account Executive

Mutual of America

Amanda Mohr


Fidelis Family Retreat Inc

Chío Núñez

Constituency Engagement manager

The Hive Community Circle

Egi Oakman-Black

Certified Leadership & Sales Coach

Southwestern Consulting

Kevin Patten

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Central Carolina Community Foundation

Kari Pepper McKeone


The Justin Pepper Foundation

Melissa Price

Managing Director

South Carolina Respite Coalition

Daniel Prohaska

President & CEO

Lions Vision Services

Judith Rich

Board Chair/Executive Director

Lydia's Bowels of Mercy Home, Inc

Brooke Robertson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Neue South Collective

Beth Ruffin


The Everyday Inclusionist

Brenda Santiago

Director, Homeless Services

United Way of the Midlands

Madelyn Smith

Operations and Volunteers Director

Home Works

Cara Smithwick

Executive Director

Beginnings SC

Tom Swanciger

Executive Director

Father to Father, Inc.

Terri Towle

Director of Fund Development

Leeza's Care Connection

Donna Waites

Vice President of Programs

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

Amelia Wilks

Community Relations Coordinator

Children's Trust of SC

Georgia Williams

Founder/Executive Director

Parent and Child Enrichment (PACE) Program

Andre' Woods

Program Coordinator

Reach Out and Read - Carolinas

Ericka Wooten

Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC

66 Other Registered Attendees
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