For 35 years members of St. Vincent de Paul Society, named for the patron saint of all works of charity, have given to the homeless in Columbia.”No one thinks about the homeless around Christmas time,” said Robert Keeder, Vice-President, Basilica of St. Peter St. Vincent de Paul Society in Columbia. “We atContinue Reading

Top Memory Boosting Habits The new year undoubtedly brings new goals and new wishes for this new beginning. This year, why not set your goals on keeping your brain healthy and resilient? Lucky for us, the brain is a muscle that can be strengthened with practice. Try these top tipsContinue Reading

The S.C. Chapter of Federal Bar Association is giving back to food banks this holiday season. S.C. Chapter President Janet Brooks Holmes and President-elect Beattie Ashmore presented Harvest Hope Food Bank with a check for more than $10,000. Board members voted unanimously December 3 to roll out the campaign toContinue Reading

The Board of Directors at Senior Resources held its 53rd Annual Meeting virtually December 10 to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year and recognize the support of several key community partners. The FY2020 Annual Report was also presented at the meeting and can be viewed online at seniorresourcesinc.org/annual-report. OfficersContinue Reading

The tenth annual “Operation Spread the Joy” (OSJ) campaign is once again collecting items to distribute Christmas Eve morning to Columbia’s homeless. OSJ volunteers are available now through December 20 at two drop-off locations throughout the Midlands to accept contributions: Debi & Co. Salon, 2401-B Dutch Fork Road in Chapin,Continue Reading

Bank of America has named Senior Resources a Neighborhood Champion, in recognition of their work to advance economic mobility in Columbia. This recognition includes $50,000 in grant funding and virtual leadership training from experts in the nonprofit sector. The Neighborhood Champions program is invitation-only for nonprofits who have demonstrated strongContinue Reading

Buses from the Salvation Army will be on hand at Lexington Medical Center in Irmo to support of the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program and honoring the memory of Brandon Bird Salvation Army. Buses will be in the front parking lot at the Lexington Medical Center receiving toys from noonContinue Reading

Senior Resources is in need of volunteers to deliver hot meals to Meals on Wheels clients in Richland County. Meals on Wheels provides meals to elderly, frail, and home-bound residents at lunchtime five days a week by volunteers. The Meals on Wheels program relies heavily on student groups from localContinue Reading

A food drive benefitting Sharing God’s Love will be held this Saturday, December 5 from 9 am – 3 pm. The event is sponsored in part by: Heather Whitley, Edward Jones Financial Advisor. They will be accepting non-perishable and canned foods, masks, paper products, and personal care items at 1331Continue Reading

The role of being a caregiver will affect almost every single person in the U.S. at some point in their lives. It’s almost as predictable that everyone will also be a care-receiver. This was the premise for a presentation St. Andrews Optimists recently received from Marti Colucci, Director of Leeza’sContinue Reading