October 20, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families programs exceed enrollment goal

September 2016 marked the beginning of year two of grant funding for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families from the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Grant, with the goal to recruit 500 voluntary participants into fatherhood programs statewide. The center and its multiple fatherhood programs exceeded that goal with 553 voluntary participants enrolled between Sept. 30, 2016 and Sept. 29, 2017. [More]
October 16, 2017

Promise Neighborhood director participates in panel discussion with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown recently hosted a legislative update at Friendly Inn Settlement in Cleveland for the Central-Kinsman community. During the event, Senator Brown moderated a panel discussion with community stakeholders from the Central and Kinsman communities, which included Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. [More]
October 13, 2017

Healthy Learners names Recipient of 2017 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award

Celebrating its 25th year of serving children who are in need and without resources, Healthy Learners recently announced Van Hauser as the recipient of the 2017 Healthy Learners Champion for Children Award. [More]
September 28, 2017

Index-Journal: Healthy Learners Spelling Bee draws record crowd

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, displayed their spelling skills at the third annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee September 26. The event raised more than $30,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. [More]
September 22, 2017

South Carolina fatherhood program awarded $661,200 grant for a healthy Greenville

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, has been awarded a $661,200 grant from Greenville Health System. The funds will be used over the next three years to implement a comprehensive health component designed to improve health outcomes and lifestyle choices of low-income, non-custodial fathers and their children. [More]
September 7, 2017

Healthy Learners Celebrates 25 Years

Healthy Learners is celebrating 25 years of being devoted to removing children’s health barriers to learning with love and compassion. Prior to 1992, too many children who were in need and without resources in South Carolina were falling through the cracks of the health care system and were going without needed medical services. [More]
August 30, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center hosts “The Big, Big, Really Big Toy Box” event September 24

The Early Childhood Resource Center is hosting an afternoon of family fun Sunday, September 24, from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Big, Big, REALLY BIG Toy Box fundraiser, which transforms the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts into a giant toy box. Children (ages 1-8) and their families can see their favorite characters come to life and also participate in exciting family activities and interactive experiences. [More]
August 24, 2017

South Carolina fatherhood program helps get sons and daughters ready for going back to school

The Midlands Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, recently partnered with a barber shop and a salon to give teens free haircuts and grooming to get them ready to go back to school. The Chronicle-Independent published an article about the back-to-school event. [More]
August 10, 2017

South Carolina fatherhood program’s back-to-school giveaway featured in My Horry News

A Father's Place, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, recently gave away school supplies to more than 200 students before they returned to school near the end of August. My Horry News published an article about the event. [More]
August 8, 2017

Central Promise Neighborhood hosts back-to-school rally

Families lined up outside the Friendly Inn Settlement in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood before doors opened at noon on Monday for the annual Back to School Rally. School representatives, community support organizations and barbers filled the auditorium, offering back to school supplies and advice on how to choose the best school, as well as free haircuts. Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood hosted the event. [More]

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