Charity Events

End Child Hunger SC Week

cannedfooddrive.jpg Show Caption Hide Caption ABC NEWS– Child hunger plagues many cities and states across the United States. Research shows one in four youth struggle with hunger in the United States. To raise awareness about this issue End Child Hunger SC and its partners have come together to host the second annual End Child Hunger SC week. The purpose for…

University of South Carolina Gathers Items for Flood Relief

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – In an effort to help flood victims devastated in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, organizations at the University of South Carolina are setting up collection points for water, diapers, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food. Items are being accepted Friday at the university’s Alumni Center at 900 Senate St. and the Bi-Lo at 4464 Devine St. Donated…

“Hoop It Up” To Help Save a Life

The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life. The 6th Annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop It Up” blood drive is Friday. You can stop by from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More information: rdcrss.org/1TBDIR8 Categories: Charity Events, Events, Events Tags: ABC Columbia,…

Law Enforcement Torch Run Kick-Off

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Hundreds of men and women from 60 law enforcement agencies are gathering on the north steps of the South Carolina Statehouse on Tuesday, January 26 at 11:00 a.m. This is for the statewide kick-off of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics South Carolina. This is law enforcement’s 30th year of support. At the event, officers will also announce how…

Country Concert For a Cause

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Vince Gill, Hall of Fame Country Music Artist and 20-time Grammy award winner, is headlining a concert at Township Auditorium. The Concert starts at 7 p.m. Friday, the 15th. Singers, Jenny Gill and Patrick Davis, are also making performances as the opening acts. Proceeds made at the event are going towards USC Men’s Baseball Coach, Reece Holbrook’s, “Win…

Donations Needed for “Honor the Dream Food Drive”

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The City of Columbia, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King Junior Memorial Foundation are accepting donations for the annual “Honor the Dream Food Drive.” The food drive is held each year to honor Martin Luther King Junior’s legacy of community service and benefits the Harvest Hope Food Bank. To donate, you can drop…