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Broad River Electric Donates $34k to Local Charities

Read the original Spartanburg.com News post here. Broad River Electric Charities has distributed $34,000 from its Operation Round Up fund to 25 local charities. The recipients include organizations in Spartanburg, Cherokee and Union counties that support children and youth, families in crisis, law enforcement, education, the homeless, addiction recovery, cancer patients, and many others. Organizations based in [...]


Spartanburg faith leaders discuss homelessness

By Conor Hughes Staff Writer Read the original GoUpstate post here. Leaders in Spartaburg's faith community met Wednesday morning at Fernwood Baptist Church to learn about the homelessness in the area, the challenges causing the homeless population to grow, and what's being done to address the issue. Leaders in Spartanburg’s faith community met Wednesday morning [...]


United Way celebrates National Philanthropy day by honoring supporters

United Way of the Piedmont announced our honorees for this year’s National Philanthropy Day Awards. National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) is celebrated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and hundreds of nonprofit and for-profit organizations throughout North America. This year, NPD was November 15th and on this special day, AFP recognizes the great philanthropic [...]


Overflow Thanksgiving – Delivering meals to local families in need

The numbers are in and Overflow Thanksgiving 2019 was a huge success!!  The community and local businesses helped collect 1,736 bags which will provide approximately 2,000 Thanksgiving meals for families in need. The annual  food supply drive called Overflow Thanksgiving is organized by United Way of the Piedmont, First Baptist Spartanburg, TOTAL Ministries, and Second Harvest. [...]


A Really Good Thing Happening in America

By David Brooks Read the original New York Times opinion post here. Kenesha Hardy, a third-grade teacher at Mary H. Wright Elementary School, working with students in Spartanburg, S.C. Not long ago, in Spartanburg, S.C., I visited the offices of something called the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM). The walls were lined with charts measuring things like kindergarten [...]