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WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY AWARDS GRANTS
Ladies in Philanthropy just lately awarded: $76,200 in grants to native nonprofits whose work match the theme “Preserving Our Lowcountry Heritage and Historical past.” Recipients included: ABLE Basis, Coastal Discovery Museum, Basis for Academic Excellence, Boys & Women Golf equipment of the Lowcountry, Heritage Library Basis, Arts Heart of Coastal Carolina, Penn Heart and Mitchelville Preservation Challenge. Since 2006, Ladies in Philanthropy has awarded $518,200 in grants to native nonprofit organizations.
WEXFORD CHRISTMAS IN JULY TO BENEFIT CAPA
To have fun the year-round spirit of giving, the Village at Wexford will host Christmas in July to profit the Little one Abuse Safety Affiliation. To be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 17, the Village Market will rework right into a festive vacation village that includes vacation crafts, snacks, Christmas music, video games and leisure, plus Christmas pictures with “Sand-a.” Donations of things like diapers, teen books, bug spreay, snacks and summer time clothes shall be accepted on the occasion to profit CAPA. For extra info, go to villageatwexford.com.
SHAG CLUB HOSTS RE-UP PARTY
Members of the Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Membership celebrated their annual Re-Up Get together in Could on the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. Membership within the membership contains free shag classes within the spring and fall, plus lowered registration to the seven events the membership sponsors annually. For extra info, go to hiltonheadshagclub.com.
OUTSIDE HILTON HEAD SUPPORTS HOPEFUL HORIZONS
Outdoors Hilton Head raised greater than $2,000 for Hopeful Horizons throughout a girls’ night time purchasing occasion in Could. Greater than 100 ladies shopped to assist the nonprofit, whose mission is to supply security, hope and therapeutic to survivors of kid abuse, home violence and sexual assault by way of evidence-based practices.
SONESTA RESORT RAISES $three,500 FOR SECOND HELPINGS
Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island donated $three,500 to allow Second Helpings to buy 700 thermal baggage for its Fill the Want program. Each Thursday, Second Helpings’ volunteers fill baggage of meals for employees who commute to Hilton Head Island through the Palmetto Breeze buses. Fill the Want was began in October 2017 in response to considerations from Palmetto Breeze leaders that many bus passengers who work on Hilton Head get dwelling too late to go to meals banks and pantries for meals.
PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE
Hilton Head Public Service District has achieved designation as a Licensed Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary by way of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. Properties should exhibit a excessive diploma of environmental high quality in environmental planning, wildlife and habitat administration, water high quality and conservation, useful resource administration, and outreach and schooling. Properties are recertified each three years.
The Hilton Head Space Residence Builders Affiliation’s schooling basis awarded school scholarships to 11 college students from excessive colleges in Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper counties, chosen for his or her tutorial efficiency, management, monetary want, and dedication to neighborhood. Every acquired a $four,000 scholarship. The 2019 recipients are: John Ballenger, Kayla Bradley, Christopher “CJ” Cleland, Joseph Grey, Lucius Hodges, Hannah Manley, Bethany Neville, Angi Rodriguez, Grant Symonds, Kendal White, Jacob Zook.
FUNDRAISER TO HELP REPLACE STOLEN AEDS
Over Memorial Day weekend, two automated exterior defibrillators had been stolen from the New River Linear Path and Alljoy boat touchdown. Collins Group Realty has established a GoFundMe marketing campaign to boost the funds mandatory to switch the stolen AEDs. Every defibrillator prices $1,800, plus restore prices to the broken defibrillation stations. The purpose is to boost $four,000 to switch each models. To donate, go to the Collins Group Realty Fb web page.
HOSPITAL AUXILIARY PROGRAM BENEFITS AREA GROUPS
Hilton Head Regional Healthcare’s Auxiliary Caring Contact Program just lately donated $18,000 to a number of native nonprofit organizations, together with Higher Bluffton-Jasper County Volunteers in Drugs and Volunteers in Drugs Hilton Head Island Clinic for affected person medicine. Having drugs onsite and available on the clinics improves affected person adherence to medical doctors’ orders, enhancing sufferers’ well being. The auxiliary program raised the cash on the present outlets at Coastal Carolina Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital.
SANDALWOOD COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY GETS AARP GRANT
AARP South Carolina offered a $5,000 grant to Hilton Head’s Sandalwood Group Meals Pantry to fight senior starvation. The grant will provide recent dairy, produce and protein to many seniors on Hilton Head Island. The meals pantry based in 2009 by the Rev. Dr. Nanette Pierson helps greater than 850 native households and a rising variety of senior members.
CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE AWARDS GRANTS TO LOCAL GROUPS
Organizers for the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Magnificence & Motoring Pageant by way of its Driving Younger America charitable fund offered grants to area people organizations together with: the Boys & Women Membership of Hilton Head Island, Heroes on Horseback, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra league, Hilton Head Island Excessive College’s Zero Robotics, the Rotary Membership of Hilton Head Island, The Sandbox: An Interactive Kids’s Museum, the Savannah Kids’s Choir, SOAR Particular Olympics, STEPS and St. Luke’s Preschool.