National Social Care Competition Winner Announcement

SC Thrive Named a Winner of the ACL Social Care Referrals Challenge

SC Thrive, in collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, wins the national Social Care Referrals Challenge from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living. Thanks to a next-level collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, we’re excited to announce that we have been named a winner of the Social…

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Coverage is Here

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Open enrollment periods are used for most types of health insurance. They provide a period each year when you can sign up or make changes to an existing plan. Changes made during open enrollment typically take effect on January 1 of the following year. For instance, if you change your healthcare plan on November 15…

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Find Resources for Military & Veteran Families in Latest SCVets Guide

SC Vets Guide Find Helpful Resources for Military and Veteran Families

The SCVets Guide is a resource directory for South Carolina Veterans, Service members, and their families. It also features stories of real families’ successes accessing available resources. We understand that South Carolina Veterans don’t always get all the benefits they qualify for because sometimes they aren’t aware of the available resources. We have worked to…

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Abby Blakely

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A 2-year AmeriCorps alumna and a 6-year AmeriCorps program staffer, Abby’s career has centered on recruiting and managing volunteers and national service members. As the Senior Manager of Capacity Building at United Way of Greenville County, she supports individuals and organizations doing critical work for our most vulnerable neighbors. Abby is passionate about developing others,…

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Dana Powell

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Dana Powell is passionate about learning and teaching. She works to make sure child-and-family serving professionals have the knowledge and skills they need to effectively support children and families and prevent child abuse and neglect. She is the lead trainer for Children’s Trust’s prevention training and co-facilitates equipping people to serve as adverse childhood experiences…

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Patrick Jinks

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As President of The Jinks Perspective, Dr. Patrick Jinks Patrick coaches nonprofit leaders. He is a multi-bestselling author, a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, and a teaching member of The Right Question Institute. He is a Certified Influencer Trainer through Vital Smarts — the collaborative that brought us Crucial Conversations. His speaking stages range…

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Dr. E. Ann Gowdy

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Dr. E. Ann Gowdy’s goals are to transform intentions and ideas into actions with measurable results. Her focus is on inclusivity and problem-solving from a person-centered, strengths-based perspective. She breaks through rhetoric and bias by getting to the heart of issues. As a cross-sector collaborator, lifelong student, and educator, she is a trailblazer in system-wide…

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Katy King

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Kathryn King, MD, MHS, is the Medical Director for School-Based Health, Associate Executive Medical Director for the Center for Telehealth, and Associate Program Director for the National Telehealth Center of Excellence at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Dr. King has a special interest in taking an innovative, population-based approach to extending the reach…

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Rachelle Hall

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Rachelle Hall currently serves as the Director of Training and Professional Development for Communities in Schools of South Carolina. Originally from Illinois, Rachelle received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Monmouth College, and then pursued her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of South Carolina in 2009. Before her current role, Rachelle worked…

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Mark Holyfield

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Mark Holyfield has served in the Marine Corps for over 17 years, over half of that on active duty as an Infantry Officer and District Injured Support Coordinator (DISC). He is currently serving in the Marine Corps Reserves. Mark deployed twice to the Middle East including service in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He served as a…

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