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Finding Available Utility Assistance Near You

November 2, 2020

During the month of October companies like Duke Energy resumed regular billing for their customers. As a result, families facing financial hardship may still need assistance in paying for energy services.  Duke Energy emphasizes they will continue to offer flexible payment plans for families in need on a case-by-case basis…

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How Healthy Connections Prime is Improving Senior Care and Ways Your Organization Can Spread the Word

October 9, 2020

Healthy Connections Prime is a program that marries the benefits of Medicare and Medicaid for South Carolina seniors age 65 and older. It is designed to integrate all the services of Medicare parts A, B, and Part D and Medicaid into a single benefits package. This sounds like a great…

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10th Annual Training: Making an Impact Virtually

September 15, 2020

We spoke with last year’s attendees to see what they are looking forward to at this year’s unique event.

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10 Things to Know About the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

September 3, 2020

Nearly six months ago, Coronavirus began spreading in South Carolina affecting households across our state. Financial impacts are now a top concern for countless men and women. To help lessen the outbreak’s economic impacts on state residents, our COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program was started to provide emergency assistance to renters…

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A Statement on Racial Equity

June 16, 2020

From Chief Executive Officer, Tricia Richardson Earlier this month, we released the following statement in our monthly newsletters:At SC Thrive, we long for stabilized, healthy communities across South Carolina. We recognize that there can be no stability and no equitable mental, physical, or financial health in our state without first…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May 11, 2020

Self-Care during the COVID-19 Crisis From Senior Regional Manager, Katrina Seastrunk My mental health has been a struggle lately being home alone all the time. We’ve also experienced loss and grief in the last year, and I worry about my family in New York. I took a moment recently to…

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2020 Census

March 29, 2020

Shape the future of your community! As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, our country gets just one chance each decade to count its population. The U.S. Census Bureau counts every resident in the United States. The Census is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution and takes…

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SC Thrive Receives State Impact Award

November 1, 2019

Columbia, SC, October 29, 2019 – SC Thrive received the State Impact Award from the Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina for their commitment to improving the health and well-being of South Carolinians. Accepting the award on behalf of the nonprofit were Stephanie McGuire, Chief Community Relations Officer, Keith McGregor, Chief Operating…

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12 Ways to Foster Emotional Wellness

October 1, 2019

October is National Emotional Wellness Month! Last month at SC Thrive’s team meeting, we learned about emotional intelligence and how our personal emotional health affects those around us. This session had us thinking about how emotionally healthy we are and what we can do to increase our emotional health. Check…

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Technology Update

August 7, 2019

The Benefit Bank has closed. Communally, the owner of The Benefit Bank, has officially closed. Over their 14 year history, they helped millions of people access billions of dollars of tax refunds and work supports all over the country in over 6,000 sites. Over 25,000 counselors helped their communities through…

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