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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Introducing Thrive Hub

June 25, 2019

Thrive Hub is a new way to access resources. This year at SC Thrive, we are Going B.I.G. and Being Innovative Geniuses. As we approach our 10th year, we want to continue to serve you and help you serve your communities in innovative and BIG ways. Over the years, we’ve been listening to all…

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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month 2019

June 4, 2019

Find fresh fruits and vegetables all across South Carolina! Did you know you have access to produce grown in your backyard, even if you aren’t tending a garden? You do!  South Carolina is full of farmers growing corn, watermelon, strawberries, peaches and tomatoes. Summer is the tastiest season of all! To…

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

April 30, 2019

How Mental Health First Aid Helped One Trainee Find Herself SC Thrive uses The National Council on Mental Health’s Curriculum, Mental Health First Aid, as a training resource across South Carolina. When I went through the training, I just assumed that it was part of my job and maybe someday…

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Tax Season Update 2019

January 25, 2019

Tax filing with SC Thrive will be postponed to start on February 5th. Dear Partners, As a result of the government shutdown, furloughed IRS employees and necessary materials pertaining to new tax law changes not being sent to The Benefit Bank until January 22nd by federal and state agencies, SC…

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What You Need to File Your Taxes

February 7, 2018

January 29, 2018 marked the first day to submit a tax return for 2017. Let’s talk about what you need to file your taxes this year! What documents do you need to file your taxes? Personal Information You will need to social security numbers and birthdates of everyone included on…

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Utilizing Volunteers for Tax Season

January 5, 2018

Do you want to offer free tax return filing assistance to your clients but struggle to find a staff member with time available to take on another project? Do you have volunteers who would be interested in learning a new skill? SC Thrive can help! We can handle all the…

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November 14, 2017

SC Thrive has joined the global #GivingTuesdayand the state-wide #GivingSC campaigns which harness the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate generosity internationally and locally. #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, following the popular Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, #GivingTuesday is on November…

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6 Personal Finance Tips I Wish I’d Learned in School

August 29, 2017

When I graduated from college, I had student loans, a low-paying job and bills for food and shelter. I did not make the best financial decisions, and at first, my credit suffered. I’m fortunate now to not be in that situation, and there are a few things I’ve learned along…

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