The 46 Veteran Salute Presented by SC Thrive

46 Veteran Salute

Columbia, SC – October 11, 2021 – SC Thrive, a statewide nonprofit, calls for nominations to honor 46 Veterans across the state. This event, entitled The 46 Veteran Salute will recognize one Veteran in each county in South Carolina with a certificate and a meal voucher. Beginning November 1, 2021, the recipients will be announced…

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Mental Health Myths: Dispelling Common Stigmas

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What do you think is the most common mental health myth?  Misinformation surrounding topics on mental health can be confusing to people facing a mental illness and their loved ones. It is important to address these myths so people can recognize symptoms of mental illness and move toward a healthy lifestyle. Below are mental health…

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Maximize Your Grocery Budget at Farmer’s Markets

"Maximize Your Grocery Budget at Farmer's Markets" in white letters on a lime green box over a dark green background and a picture of blueberries, blackberries, tomatoes, apples, squash and other produce in blue bins at a vendor.

Cost and access are some of the greatest challenges that you might face when trying to support a healthy diet and maximize your grocery budget. Fresh, healthy produce tends to be more expensive than other less nutritious items.    That is where local farmers markets across the state are stepping in to provide quality foods and resources to afford them. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many farmer’s markets have remained…

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Coronavirus Resources & Updates

SC Thrive Coronavirus Resources & Updates

Columbia, SC, May 24, 2021 –  As you have undoubtedly heard, cases of Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) have been confirmed in the state of South Carolina. Like you, we are watching updates from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As we…

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Spring into a Healthier Lifestyle

Spring into a healthier lifestyle | Try these simple actions to recharge your health goals.

Spring is a unique time of year for South Carolina because of the many fun activities you can do with your friends and family. The warm weather draws us outside more to enjoy the beauty of our state. This is a great time to refresh your health goals and get back to those New Year’s…

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Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

Many South Carolinians are still feeling the financial impact of the pandemic. Use these tips to take simple steps toward financial stability with your tax refund. Whether it is to buy extra groceries for your family, pay an emergency expense, or catch up on overdue bills, getting a tax refund will bring a necessary financial…

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How to File Your Taxes Using Thrive Hub

How to File Your Taxes Using Thrive Hub (plus a video tutorial). In the background, there is an image of someone using a computer to file their taxes.

Tax filing may seem a little different this year, but SC Thrive is here to help you navigate the process. We encourage taxpayers to e-file, as in-person tax filing is limited compared to prior years. Filers should consider using Thrive Hub to file their state and federal taxes. Thrive Hub is an intuitive system that…

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South Carolina’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained

South Carolina's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained with a gray background underneath overlapping orange, lime green, white and dark green circles. On top of the circles are white line icons of a syringe, a test tube, and a magnifying glass looking at a virus with a line through it.

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to the public. This is what you need to know about the South Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. After nearly a year navigating the countless effects of the pandemic, multiple versions of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available to the public. As vaccine rollout steadies across the nation, South Carolina will…

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