March 17, 2022 | Rhett N. Mabry
Rhett Mabry shares reflections and insights coming out of the organization-wide effort to renew grantmaking strategies and create measurable impact on the lives and communities of the Carolinas.
March 16, 2022 | Rhett N. Mabry, Tamika D. Williams
We are working with foundations from across North Carolina and South Carolina to pool resources in support of nonprofits led by persons of color in communities that have been marginalized.
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Making a Difference for Latino Families
Margarita Franco is a small woman with kind brown eyes and a soft voice. But people use heavy words to describe her.
February 2, 2022 | Lin B. Hollowell III
Placing Patients in a Network of Care
When Cathy Tolbert visits new clients in Greenwood, S.C., it doesn’t take long before they find something in common.
February 25, 2019 | Lin B. Hollowell III
Opening their Home and Hearts
The first time the Stanfields met Alexis, she was 4. Dressed in pink shorts and a white T-shirt, she had long brown hair that draped her pale face. Removed from her family because of safety concerns, she was waiting for her social worker to find her a temporary home. Her clothing and her stuffed bunny filled the black plastic garbage bag beside her.
October 15, 2018 | Phillip H. Redmond Jr.
Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle
Even as a little girl, Shawnee Garrick knew that diabetes had a grip on her family. Her grandmother died because of health complications from the disease; so did her grandfather. Her parents were diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes a year apart.
May 5, 2016 | Lin B. Hollowell III
Weaving a Safety Net of Hope
On a warm day in late winter, a dozen teens take turns behind a wheelbarrow, filling it with rich compost and pushing it across a bumpy field. They are laughing and sweating, and before the afternoon sun slips away, they have six community garden beds ready for spring planting.
June 18, 2014 | Kristen R. Richardson-Frick
Sowing a Passion for Science
Laura Thompson doesn’t walk from her office to the classroom, she dashes. In conversations, her train of thought jumps the tracks, careening from one topic of interest to another. When she says she wakes at 6 eager for another day of work, you believe her.
December 9, 2013 | Susan L. McConnell
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