Post Tagged with: "Lowcountry Food Bank"

FOCUS:  Holiday Festival of Lights starts this week

FOCUS:  Holiday Festival of Lights starts this week

Staff reports  |  It’s already that time of the year again – time to enjoy the dazzling annual display at the Holiday Festival of Lights at James island County Park. 

The 28th edition of the annual attraction opens Friday, Nov. 10, and will feature more than 700 bright, beautiful light displays of all shapes and sizes every night through Jan. 1, 2018. And starting Nov. 13, you can get $5 off the price of admission if you visit in the evenings from Mondays through Thursdays with a can of food for the Lowcountry Food Bank.

by · 11/06/2017 · 0 comments · Focus, Good news
Old postcard of a trolley on Rutledge Avenue.

GOOD NEWS: Charleston begins to update city-wide transportation plan

Staff reports  | The city of Charleston will work to update its city-wide transportation plan starting Oct. 25 with a series of public input sessions designed to determine transportation needs throughout the community.

“Engaging our citizens is a critical first step as we work toward improving transportation city-wide,” said Charleston Director of Traffic and Transportation Keith Benjamin.  “Their first-hand recommendations will help us to effectively define accessibility in Charleston, mitigate congestion and achieve a good balance of transportation alternatives throughout our city.”

Also in Good News: YESCarolina’s national winner; #4 minor league city; Ingevity and the Lowcountry Food Bank; Assessor’s Office; and eye health survey.

by · 10/16/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
GOOD NEWS:  Food Bank gets $82,500 grant to help seniors

GOOD NEWS:  Food Bank gets $82,500 grant to help seniors

Staff reports  |  The Lowcountry Food Bank will get an $82,500 grant to support the food bank’s senior meals.  It’s one of 12 grants awarded nationally by .  The grant is one of twelve awarded by Feeding America, a national network of food banks, and is made possible by funding from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation.

by · 07/24/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Good news, News briefs
BRACK:  South Carolina is still hungry

BRACK:  South Carolina is still hungry

By Andy Brack, editor and publisher  |   Summer’s bounty of everything from juicy red tomatoes to eggplants, squashes and corn fill farm stands and grocery stores across the state.  At this time of year, you’ve never seen so much good fresh food.

But its availability belies a cold, hard fact:  South Carolina is hungry despite decades of food assistance programs.  But without them, things would be way, way worse.

by · 07/10/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Andy Brack, Views
FOCUS:  Food bank to celebrate millionth meal; Challenge almost met

FOCUS:  Food bank to celebrate millionth meal; Challenge almost met

Staff reports  |  The Lowcountry Food Bank will create its one millionth meal June 20 in The Zucker Family Production Kitchen.

And if that’s not enough – the Zucker Family has offered a matching gift challenge leading up to the millionth meal to encourage the nonprofit to raise $50,000 before the June 20 celebration.  The donations will be used to continue the work done in the production kitchen.

by · 06/19/2017 · Comments are Disabled · Focus, Good news