Now in its third location, at 710B Lowndes Hill Road, Reaching Our Youth was serving up to 50 students in its after-school program, pre-pandemic.
“We don’t anticipate opening before September at the earliest, but setting that goal gives us something to work toward,” Johnson says.
How do you bring fresh produce to a food desert, employment opportunities to young people and hope to a community?
“Our primary focus has been to meet the need of the community, whatever that is.”- Pastor Steve Watson of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Greer
For Amanda Piper and her daughter, Grace, age 6, 2020 will hold memories of more than just a pandemic.
“As an organization, we’re here, we’re open, we’re safe,” Lisa Green, executive director, Cancer Society of Greenville County says. “We have drive-up service; we’re going to protect our clients.”
One morning while he was living in Augusta, Dan Dudley woke up at 5 a.m., disturbed by news stories of children as young as 12 engaged in prostitution and criminal activity.
“Passion is 90% of success, and they bring all of their passion,” CEO Tobin Simpson says. “You couldn’t ask for a more engaged class.”
Jamie and Tim Brockman’s journey as parents has been as unique as the family they’ve created.
Many families and individuals in underserved communities have big dreams for home ownership and new business ventures. But their goals can’t be realized without funding and financial knowledge to guide…
“I’ve seen what it’s like to live paycheck to paycheck. I’ve seen my mom stressed a lot. I’ve had a lot of financial responsibility,” Chloe Mueller said.
Recognizing the value of this work, the Community Foundation of Greenville and its fund holders have provided grants to the Family Effect over the years.
Pleasant Valley Connection adapted its youth program to give parents peace of mind as they navigate this unusual year
The Urban League works to create healthy communities by developing and operating affordable housing for families and seniors.
Founded in 1992, New Horizon provides primary and preventive medical care, health education and assistance with management of chronic conditions.