Greenville organization receives grant to invest in impoverished Haiti

Partners in Agriculture received $500,000 in grant funds from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to build a Nutrition and Education Learning Center in the poorest part of Haiti.

DNA Creative Communications set to introduce 2017’s Shine the Light forum

On March 1, DNA Creative Communications, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greenville, the United Way of Greenville County, and the Hollingsworth Funds, will host Creating Greenville’s Nonprofit Landscape, a free event to kick off the 2017 Shine the Light nonprofit leadership series.

Volunteer registration for the 2017 BMW Charity Pro-Am opens today

Volunteers can designate which organization will receive a donation for hours worked, and each charity will receive 100 percent of proceeds generated by their respective ticket sales.

Greenville Women Giving founders awarded Order of the Silver Crescent

Last Saturday, during a ceremony at Embassy Suites Riverplace, Frances Ellison, Harriet Goldsmith and Sue Priester — co-founders of Greenville Women Giving — were awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent, one of three prestigious Governor’s Awards that “recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the life and well being of South Carolina and her people.”

Morin Foundation to auction off 1980 O.F.C. Vintage Bourbon

The Morin Foundation is one of 200 non-profits across the country to score a bottle from the Buffalo Trace Distillery (Frankfort, Ky.,) who donated rare bottles of bourbon dating back to 1980, 1982 and 1983 to help the non-profits raise money for their causes.

Hollywild rewarded Americorps National Civilian Community Corps team

Hollywild Animal Park, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Wellford, S.C., that shelters and cares for “nearly 500 non-releasable animals native to five world continents” has recently been awarded an Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team to work on an infrastructure project.

United Way of Greenville County extends giving campaign

The United Way of Greenville County has extended its 2016 community campaign, the organization announced last Thursday during an event to recognize donors. The campaign, which began Sept. 6, has generated more than $16 million in donations.

Meals on Wheels delivers hope to the community

Meals on Wheels is changing lives by serving my family, our neighbors and maybe one day even me and you. Our community is deeply fortunate to have such an impactful organization, and it is my honor to support a mission that has contributed so much for me.

Santa letter writing campaign benefits Make-A-Wish

From now through Dec. 24, children of all ages can mail a letter to Santa at the big red letterbox at the Haywood Mall Macy’s store or online to help other children in need of some holiday cheer.

Greenville Women Giving accepts applications through January

The local philanthropic organization will award at least one grant in each of the five focus areas — arts and culture, education, environment, health and human services.

Dapper gentlemen ride classic bikes for men’s health

Greenville motorcycle riders, dressed in suit and tie, will join about 50,000 others in at least 500 cities across 90 countries on Sept. 25 for the world’s largest motorcycling charity event.

Dwell Greenville happy hour fundraises for ovarian cancer awareness

Proceeds from Dwell-Greenville’s Newcomers Social at Gringos Cantina, 11 Falls Park Drive, from 5-8 p.m., will benefit Tell Every Amazing Lady About Ovarian Cancer (T.E.A.L.), a national organization that helps provide knowledge of and funding for finding a cure for ovarian cancer.

Local nonprofit aims to provide diapers to low-income families

There’s no getting around it: diapers are a necessity for newborns and infants. But they aren’t cheap, and the cost can be a burden to low-income families.

Upstate Forever highlights scenic Hwy. 11 in annual Preservation Ride

The bicycle ride fundraiser seeks to provide cyclists of all levels an opportunity to enjoy scenic routes in Spartanburg County while raising money and awareness for the conservation organization.

Designer Showcase Home Tour of Hope to benefit Cancer Society

All proceeds from the 2016 Designer Showcase Home Tour of Hope will go to the Cancer Society of Greenville County.