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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The Mind-Body Experience

June 21, 2017

Have you ever had tense shoulders for days on end? Do you experience recurring headaches? Human beings experience stress. Sometimes, underlying thoughts and feelings can go unknown as the culprit. Yoga is a daily activity that can help your mind-body experience! Research has shown that a healthy mind and healthy…

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Fresh Food for Seniors

May 31, 2017

It’s time for senior discounts at Farmers’ Markets across SC! The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) allows low income senior citizens, age 60 and older, to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community-supported agriculture programs. SFMNP serves approximately 25,000 senior citizens in South Carolina. The program runs from May through mid-…

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Anyone. Anywhere.

May 26, 2017

A mental health crisis can affect Anyone. Anywhere. Anyone has the potential to experience a mental health problem or crisis. Your co-worker. Your friend. Your nephew. Your neighbor. More than 1 in 5 people experience at least 1 panic attack in their lifetime and approximately 30 million people in the…

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Millennials and Mental Health

March 21, 2017

5 Free Tech Recommendations Focused on Millennials and Mental Health Money. Work. Family. Health. Millennials report the highest stress levels of any generation. We aren’t just talking about the whippersnapper up the street; we are referring to anyone born between 1982 and 2004. Mental health problems are growing. Chances are…

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