How the New Year May Affect Your SNAP Benefits: An Emergency Allotment Update

How The New Year May Affect Your SNAP Benefits: An Emergency Allotment Update

SNAP emergency allotments helped South Carolina families afford food during the pandemic. As we continue to navigate post-pandemic life in 2023, there are some important updates to SNAP benefits that families need to know.  South Carolina Department of Social Services (SCDSS) recently announced an end to the federally-approved Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments…

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Holiday Budgeting: Tips to Help You Save Money

Holiday Budgeting Helpful Tips To Save You Money

Holiday budgeting does not have to be stressful. Check out these simple tips that can help you save money and manage your finances this season. We’re officially in the holiday shopping season. Holidays allow us to escape from the hustle and bustle of life and spend quality time doing what we love with the people…

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Help for Seniors: Available South Carolina Benefits

Help for Seniors: Available South Carolina Benefits

Finding help for seniors can be challenging for an individual or their loved ones. There are many resources available for seniors living in South Carolina. Learn more about helpful senior benefits you can connect to with SC Thrive. Most Americans don’t have to look very far to see the financial impacts of inflation. The impact…

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A Giving Tuesday Statement of Gratitude

A Statement of Gratitude for Giving Tuesday

A Giving Tuesday statement of gratitude to our generous supporters. Season’s greetings, it’s Giving Tuesday! Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is all about generosity during the holiday season. Nonprofits and community organizations across the nation come together to celebrate an international day of giving each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday allows donors…

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National Social Care Competition Winner Announcement

SC Thrive Named a Winner of the ACL Social Care Referrals Challenge

SC Thrive, in collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, wins the national Social Care Referrals Challenge from the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living. Thanks to a next-level collaboration with CareSouth Carolina and Protech Solutions, we’re excited to announce that we have been named a winner of the Social…

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Coverage is Here

Open Enrollment 2022 Blog Banner

Open enrollment periods are used for most types of health insurance. They provide a period each year when you can sign up or make changes to an existing plan. Changes made during open enrollment typically take effect on January 1 of the following year. For instance, if you change your healthcare plan on November 15…

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Find Resources for Military & Veteran Families in Latest SCVets Guide

SC Vets Guide Find Helpful Resources for Military and Veteran Families

The SCVets Guide is a resource directory for South Carolina Veterans, Service members, and their families. It also features stories of real families’ successes accessing available resources. We understand that South Carolina Veterans don’t always get all the benefits they qualify for because sometimes they aren’t aware of the available resources. We have worked to…

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The Impact of Ensuring Children have Access to Healthy Meals

No Kid Hungry Ensuring Children have Access to Healthy Meals

When the school year ends, millions of children who regularly rely on free or reduced-cost meals are at risk of going hungry. Summer meal programs get help from organizations like ours to help spread the word about free, nutritious meals to families who need them. This year, SC Thrive was thrilled to team up with…

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Update Your Address through SCDHHS’s New Online Portal

Don't miss your mail update your address through SCDHHS'S new online portal

South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) made a change so you can update your address more effortlessly. SCDHHS just released a new portal that allows Healthy Connections Medicaid members to update their address and contact information online. The online portal enables members to update their information quickly and when it is convenient…

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Recognizing Positive Impacts During National Nonprofit Day

Recognizing Positive Impacts Celebrate Nonprofit Day in South Carolina

National Nonprofit Day recognizes the effort charities and nonprofits put into making a difference in their communities. From community food banks, affordable housing, legal services, and education; nonprofits provide a large variety of necessary help that would otherwise be unmet by corporations and governmental agencies. This day is observed on August 17th to help us…

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