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]
June 29, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families partners with Men's Wearhouse for suit drive

Men's Wearhouse is partnering with the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families for the retailer's 10th annual National Suit Drive. The center is one of 180 nationwide nonprofit organizations to benefit from the campaign, which provides professional clothing for men re-entering the workforce. [More]
June 15, 2017

Reading paves way to new bicycles in Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

A dozen first and second graders in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood have new bicycles to enjoy this summer thanks to a program called Read and Ride. Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and the Knights of Pythias Owatonna Lodge #62 hosted Read and Ride at the three Cleveland Metropolitan School District elementary schools in the neighborhood. [More]
June 13, 2017

Joseph’s Home annual benefit luncheon to help ill homeless men heal

Joseph’s Home will hold it signature fundraising event—Perseverance in Hope—Thursday, June 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Windows on the River in Cleveland to raise funds to provide meals, shelter and other care for the acutely ill homeless men who receive temporary shelter there and medical respite to promote healing and long-term self-sufficiency. [More]
June 6, 2017

DADS 2 GRADS event encourages South Carolina fathers to continue their education

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families hosted the second annual DADS 2 GRADS educational community summit in May. DADS 2 GRADS is a collaborative effort between the center and several community partners to connect fathers to resources to enable them to take their education to the next level and obtain better paying jobs. [More]
June 2, 2017

Early Childhood Resource Center reaches out in at-risk neighborhoods

The mission of the Early Childhood Resource Center is to promote the healthy development of young children by strengthening families, improving the quality of early learning experiences, increasing school and community readiness, and informing public policy. To help accomplish its mission, the center holds a number of summer programs in Canton’s neighborhoods. Lywanda, Nickie and their six children are regulars at the center’s summer neighborhood programs and were profiled on the center’s website. [More]

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