Author Archives: Kristin Williamson

Women in Philanthropy: Celebrating 10 Years

posted by Kristin Williamson

November 7, 2012 @ 3:50 pm

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In celebration of more than $600,000 invested in the Midlands, women of all ages are invited to join Women in Philanthropy for its 10th Anniversary Celebration!

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Celebrating the Best of Philanthropy 2012

posted by Kristin Williamson

October 23, 2012 @ 3:56 pm

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There is no question that our community, the Midlands of South Carolina, has its challenges. But if you take a closer look – beyond poverty, hunger, homelessness and more – you will find something quite beautiful: the true heart of our community and the people that make giving back and helping others a priority for themselves, their family or their business.

We invite you to join Central Carolina Community Foundation and Columbia Metropolitan magazine as we celebrate those whose contributions make our community a better place to call home. More


Make A Difference Day 2012

posted by Kristin Williamson

October 18, 2012 @ 9:57 am

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Helping others … Community involvement … Making a difference … Instilling these values into our children. These things all sound good, especially the last one, right? Maybe you want these things to be a priority for your family, but you’re just not sure how to make that happen.

Well, here’s your excuse to give it a try: Make A Difference Day – Saturday, October 27, 2012! Woot! More


World Food Day 2012: October 16

posted by Kristin Williamson

October 15, 2012 @ 12:19 pm

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Did you know that Tuesday, October 16 is World Food Day? Hunger is a problem that seems to affect every community in every crevice of the world – from Columbia to Calgary to Copenhagen to Cape Town. Sometimes global issues are tough for little minds to grasp and children might struggle to relate to issues facing others in the world, but we can join this global movement by making a difference right here at home! More


Honors for Young Philanthropists

posted by Kristin Williamson

October 1, 2012 @ 2:06 pm

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2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Honoree Helen Clay builds bears for children at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

We are amazed by the impact kids can make and excited to tell you about two noteworthy awards that honor and support the efforts of teens and tweens dedicating to bettering this world. Do you know a young person who is making a real difference in the lives of others, their community or the world? We hope you’ll encourage them to apply for these exciting opportunities.http://www.talkaboutgiving.org/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gif More