The City of Columbia, Richland School District One, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation have kicked off the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive both in person and virtually benefiting Harvest Hope Food Bank. The food drive is held each year to honorContinue Reading

The third annual Tinsel Town Market will be held 9 am -2 pm December 3 at Lake Murray Presbyterian Church in Chapin. The event is a fundraiser for Girl Scout Troop 760 and Troop 29036. There will be more than 80 crafters and vendors, as well as several food trucks.Continue Reading

A BBQ will be held as a fundraiser for Sharing God’s Love at the Irmo/Lake Murray office of Coldwell Banker on Tuesday, Oct. 18. There will be pulled pork barbecue plates that can be purchased to eat on site or as a drive-thru. Preorderd whole pork buts are available also.Continue Reading

Sylvan Learning is hosting a Christmas in July stuffed toy drive benefitting Irmo Fire. The staff at Irmo Fire uses these new toys with tags to help comfort children in distress during traumatic calls. Toy drop-offs are at Sylvan’s at the 1270 Bower Parkway location. Sylvan’s will present the toysContinue Reading

Midlands Gives Day, the annual 18-hour, online giving challenge hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, raised a record-breaking $3,734,986 via 19,534 individual gifts. The ninth annual online day of giving took place May 3, and supported 540 local nonprofits — the most nonprofits in Midlands Gives history. To view theContinue Reading

Okra Man cheered on the large turnout at the Rotary Club of Irmo-Lake Murray golf tournament at the Mid Carolina Golf Club held on Tuesday, April 19. The tournament helped raise funds for the purchase of a thermal imaging drone for the Irmo Police Department. Photo: Club president David WallaceContinue Reading

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2022 (LC22) has announced its Bike & Lock drive in partnership with Transitions Homeless Center. Throughout the month of April, LC22 will be working to secure donations of bicycles, locks, and helmets. The goal of the campaign is to provide Transitions clients with access toContinue Reading

The 11th Annual Rainbow International Charity Golf Classic and Auction will return May 11 at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. Since 2012, a little more than $396,000 has been raised benefiting 27 families in the community. In honor of the tournament’s 10th anniversary, all money raised will be gifted to pastContinue Reading

Events Benefit the Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s McDaniels-Pucci Cancer Fund Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation on Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23, 2022, for the McDaniels Automotive Group Golf Classic and Gala benefitting Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s McDaniels-Pucci Cancer Fund. “We’re very excited to raise funds to enhanceContinue Reading

BEER BENEFITTING CANINE FRIENDS Steel Hands Brewing is excited to announce the launch of a new charitable mission, ‘Steel Paws’. Steel Paws will provide year-round support for canine initiatives focused on Public Safety, Special Needs, Public Service and Rescue/Shelters. Steel Paws is intent on making a paws-itive impact. “We wereContinue Reading