Free & Reduced Meals: What's Changed This Year

Free & Reduced Meals: What’s Changed This Year

July 27, 2022

Some important changes are coming this school year when applying for free and reduced meals for students. The federal waiver that made school lunches free to all children expired at the end of June. That makes this the first school year since the pandemic that parents need to fill out…

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No Kid Hungry Help Kids Get the Food They Need This Summer

Help Hungry Kids Get the Food They Need This Summer

July 6, 2022

Hunger affects all people. Millions of Americans are one job loss, missed paycheck, or expensive emergency away from hunger. But hunger doesn’t affect everyone equally – some groups like children, seniors, and minorities face hunger at much higher rates. No one can thrive on an empty stomach. Studies have shown…

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Medicare Savings Program

Is it Worth it? Medicare Savings Program Questions Answered

May 27, 2022

Wondering if the Medicare Savings Program is worth applying for? What is the Medicare Savings Program? The Medicare Savings Program is a benefit that helps pay for some out-of-pocket costs such as Medicare premiums, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, and prescription drug costs for qualifying individuals. The Medicare Savings Program does not…

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Recognizing Mental Health

Recognizing Mental Health

May 24, 2022

Health doesn’t stop at physical health. Recognizing Mental Health is an incredibly important part of overall health at every stage of life, from childhood through adulthood. Our mental health affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.…

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Dont miss out

Don’t Miss Out because of the Vaccine

April 21, 2022

The ease or freedom to travel, work, socialize and engage in leisure activities may be determined by one’s COVID vaccination status. COVID-19 vaccines are crucial to building immunity against the virus. Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is safer in building protection than getting sick with the virus. Getting sick with COVID-19…

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Finding Help You Need Thrive Hub Redefines Social Care In South Carolina

Finding Help You Need: How Thrive Hub Redefines Social Care in South Carolina

April 7, 2022

Working in the social care sector presents unique challenges for organizations across South Carolina. We are tasked with addressing social determinants of health that affect an incredibly diverse population. We often meet people during their most stressful moments. Since the start of the pandemic, people-serving organizations have leveraged technology to…

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Booster Shots: Keeping you protected through the pandemic

Booster Shots: Keeping You Protected Through the Pandemic

March 30, 2022

COVID-19 booster shots are an additional dose of a vaccine after the protection provided by the original shot(s) has begun to lessen over time. The booster helps people maintain strong protection from severe coronavirus disease. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, after being vaccinated against…

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SC Thrive's Annual Training 2022 Together Again Meet Us in Greenville for Annual Training 2022

Get Ready for SC Thrive’s Annual Training 2022 in Greenville 

March 25, 2022

Get ready for SC Thrive’s Annual Training! Every year we strive to make this training impactful, fun, and engaging. This year the theme is Better, Brighter, Balanced. Better, Brighter, Balanced embodies what we strive toward every day. Better solutions to address challenges. Brighter mindsets that look to the future with…

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Your 2021 Tax Return: Tax Credits

March 8, 2022

Do you know what to expect when you claim different tax credits on your 2021 tax return? Individuals and families benefit from the financial boost tax credits offer to lower their tax bills or increase their refund amount. SC Thrive is excited to provide a free tax filing opportunity to…

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SNAP Emergency Allotments Continue Helping Families Through the Pandemic

March 2, 2022

SNAP Emergency allotments continue helping eligible households in South Carolina maximize their SNAP benefits throughout the pandemic. Here are answers to some questions you may have about this special federal program. What are the SNAP Emergency Allotments? SNAP Emergency Allotments are designed to bring SNAP households up to their maximum…

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