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2020 Self-Sufficiency Standard

We’re excited to provide a link to the 2020 Self-Sufficiency Standard for South Carolina. Here are a few snippets to get your interest: The Self-Sufficiency Standard is a measure of income adequacy that is based on the costs of basic […]

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Online Edition (version 1.1)

Version 1.1 of our Online Community Resource Guide has been out for a while, but not everyone knows about the features and what we’re trying to accomplish with this tool. The Online edition offers additional resources along with features that […]

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Winter 2020 Updates

Here’s a summary of updates for our Winter 2020 version. We hope to distribute this edition by the first week of February 2020.

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Finding Your Passion

We believe the community is best served when we match volunteers with similar passions to organizations that address each particular need. To address this goal, we are working on an exercise designed to help people identify their top passions and […]

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SC Thrive Overview, Medicaid, and SNAP

FREE Event We’re excited to host our friends from SC Thrive to learn about Thrive Hub, Medicaid, SNAP, and other topics! Event Details: Date: November 14, 2019 Time: 9:00 to 11:00 am Location: Anderson Main Library, 300 N McDuffie, Anderson […]

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Blessings Bags

A friend in Christ reached out to share her story with us recently. Allow me to share this incredible idea. How many times have you seen people walking along the shoulder of the road, sitting on a downtown bench, or […]

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October Updates

Here are the updates included in version 7.3 of the Community Resource Guide for Anderson County. The online version is updated as we get updates, though we recognize many people don’t have access to this version. This post highlights changes […]

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Seeing Invisible People: Names Matter

“We’ve been living out of this car for a while now. We just need some help.” I met Tim and his mother Mary briefly in the parking lot of Home Depot while running a quick errand to swap out a […]

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Learning to See Invisible People

Some months ago, Bobby Rettew introduced me to the term, Invisible People. It’s a provocative topic that’s been well received by a generation of people who have an ache for social justice. Here’s a link to Bobby’s podcast with Mark […]