October 14, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and a group of partners have released a new online interactive software and instructional video for custodial and non-custodial parents wanting to modify their child support orders through the South Carolina Family Court. [More]
September 23, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families recently released a new “Guide to Expungement in South Carolina” to help fathers with criminal records erase an arrest or conviction from their record, which can be a barrier to obtaining employment, student loans and even housing. [More]
July 16, 2013
The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, debuted a new video at its sixth annual Father’s Day Gala in June. The video highlights the mission and work of the Upstate Fatherhood Coalition. [More]
July 11, 2013
For the third year in a row, Men's Wearhouse and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families have partnered to provide fathers with business attire donated through the National Suit Drive. Throughout July, the center is encouraging South Carolina residents to donate gently used business attire at any Men’s Wearhouse location. [More]
June 27, 2013
University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin has been a supporter of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families since moving to South Carolina in 2012. He recently wrote a guest columnist piece for The State about the importance of being a dad. [More]
March 25, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families has an opportunity to receive a $5,000 donation through a Columbia car dealer’s Drive for Charity event. By registering for the Galeana Chrysler Jeep charity event, participants have a chance to win $1,000 for themselves and $5,000 for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
March 18, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families received a check for $7,500 from TD Bank during halftime of a University of South Carolina basketball game in February. The money was raised through the “Touchdowns for Fatherhood” partnership between The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and TD Bank of the Midlands. [More]
March 8, 2013
Through the Affordable Care Act, states may expand Medicaid coverage to persons up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Increasing access to Medicaid will give 450,000 to 600,000 uninsured Ohioans and approximately 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians the dignity of health insurance. The debate is in the state legislatures. Voices are needed now to encourage extension of Medicaid coverage. [More]
February 18, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and its Nurse Practitioner Dawn Pender are featured in the February 15 edition of Catholic Health World. The article highlights the center’s mission and the work Pender does as she helps medically underserved men receive proper healthcare. [More]
January 14, 2013
University of South Carolina Men’s Basketball Coach Frank Martin is representing the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, for a chance to win $100,000 for the center! Please take a moment to visit espn.com/infiniti. The center needs a minimum of 1,000 votes PER DAY for Coach Martin as he competes with 47 other rival coaches and their charities. Voting ends February 27. Your vote counts! Please vote every day!
Fathers matter. The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families helps fathers overcome challenges and become actively involved in their children’s lives. Fathers care deeply about their children, but need the help of a program like the Center to help them strengthen their roles as fathers financially and emotionally. When fathers are involved in their children’s lives the families and communities win.
About the Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge:
The Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge is an online competition between 48 head men’s college basketball coaches across the nation. Each coach represents a charity of their choice and competes against one another for online votes with the hopes of winning $100,000 for their charity. The coaches are separated into four regions South, East, Midwest and West. You are allowed to vote for one coach in each region once per day. After six weeks the coaches’ with the most votes from each region move onto the final four. Please help us in getting Coach Martin to the final four and ultimately winning the grand prize for our ministry, the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families.
Please share this message and encourage others to vote for Coach Martin and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. Also, be sure to “like” the Center on their facebook page and follow them on twitter (@SCFathers) to track the progress of the challenge.