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October Updates

Here are the updates included in version 7.0 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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Elder Support Meetings

As I travel throughout Anderson and beyond, I find groups and meetings led by people who truly have a heart for the community. Here are some meetings in support of our senior community.

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Make Space to Serve

Pause and create the space to serve…start small, even one hour a month. Does that sound reasonable? “But what if I only have an hour? Or $5 per month to contribute? Is it even worth it?” An hour a week […]

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Recommended Reading List

If you know me at all, you know that I love to read. Over the last several months, my reading has been focused on the broad subject of poverty. Within this area, there are many types of books that range […]

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Upstate South Carolina Resources

We often get asked questions about resources in other counties in the Upstate area of South Carolina. There are indeed some guides in varying formats for the surrounding counties and some handy resources we love to share. Here’s a handful to […]

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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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Challenges for the Silver Tsunami

A substantial portion of our population is reaching their “silver years” at a rate that is outpacing the opposite extreme. This is referred to as the Silver Tsunami. In 2019, nearly 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the age of 65 each […]

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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 […]